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The Best Christmas Gift

The Best Christmas Gift

Preparing for Christmas is a common topic of conversation this time of year. One way that we often hear about folks preparing is in their shopping list- their gifts that they need to get for others, making sure that everyone gets something. Sharing gifts is one of...
At Long Last, Family Reunited

At Long Last, Family Reunited

When Karen was little, she moved with her family from Texas to California. Along the drive, she recalls stopping at a place called Emmaus somewhere in Missouri. She remembers seeing a toddler in a crib trying to learn how to walk. In those days, families were often...
Where Did Emmaus Get Its Name?

Where Did Emmaus Get Its Name?

Every once in a while, someone asks, “Where did Emmaus Homes get its name?” The answer is simple—Emmaus Homes is a faith-based organization, related to the United Church of Christ, and Emmaus is in the Bible, in Luke 24:13-32. Emmaus was a village, and on the...
Why We Support the United Way

Why We Support the United Way

This year, we were able to raise $12,500 for the United Way of Greater St. Louis thanks to our generous team members! “First of all, thank you for all you are doing to help our community! As the leader of the Resource Development team at United Way, I can attest that...