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Prescription Drugs

The city of Oroville continues to see rising problems with drugs and alcohol. Multiple city, county, and private programs are in place to help fight the epidemic, but there remains an immediate and unmet need specifically for women in Oroville. This is why we started a Sober Living Environment for women in 2017, and as the need arose it has turned into a 5-bed facility for women and their children. Over 80 women have come to the Maranatha House, and close to half of the women have re-entered society as positive members of the community and are living productive, drug-free lives.


The women come to The Maranatha House usually from prison, living on the street, drug and alcohol programs, or from their own personal homes. The Maranatha house provides a safe, structured, and Christ-centered home for women who desire to no longer use drugs or alcohol. We have a house manager who lives with the women to provide accountability and encouragement in the recovery journey. 

The costs for the Maranatha house to function include monthly rent for the home, insurance to operate as a sober living environment, electricity, water, and daily physical needs for a household of women. To help offset our costs, the women who come to the Maranatha House are sponsored by city programs, county programs, and some are privately funded. There are many times the women have no funding, and individuals have generously donated funds for what we call a "God bed".

The ministry has been very successful in helping the women in our community.


Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers.


We always need more women to help minister to the ladies at The Maranatha House. So if anyone is impressed to help volunteer their time, please reach out to one of our staff members, as those who want to volunteer their time can help in many ways. 


Also, we are a non-profit ministry, thus any financial donation is tax-deductible, and will help us to continue fighting the drug and alcohol epidemic that has affected so many people in our little town.

Help us fight by donating today

To make a donation via ZELLE:
Use the following email address (not cap sensitive)

Other ways to help:

1. PRAY for us. 

2. We need volunteers

Contact us at:

Director: Sonia Orozco

Phone: (530) 777-5797



The Maranatha House is a Faith-based nonprofit 501c (3)  ministry located in Oroville, CA.


We are located in a quiet community on the outskirts of Oroville. It is a five-bed facility for women, and their children. The Home sits on nearly two acres of land with fifteen fruit trees and a small vineyard. 

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Treasures of the Heart

The following are testimonies from women who have lived at The Maranatha House

March 3, 2022


My name is Vanessa. I am 40 years old and the mother of 5 children. My stay at Maranatha House was a great experience. I was looking for a safe place to stay while finishing up some legal matters. I found myself on a program called ACS which required me to be on an ankle monitor. In that program I worked my way up to being able to go back to work but that required me to find a stable safe place to live. I had previously been at Maranatha House once before but was not ready for my life to change. Needless to say that time at Maranatha House did not work out. However, this time was different. I was given a second chance at Maranatha House. The house manager saw something different in me and they decided to give me a chance again. I moved in and got my job back at Carl’s Jr. I was working and then in the fall of 2021 I enrolled in Butte College. Being at Maranatha House has given me opportunities to change for the better. I am now out of the house. I have my own little home and am an active member in my church. If it wasn’t for this place giving me a second chance after jail I don’t know where I would be. I love the atmosphere and the people who dedicate their time to providing a safe atmosphere for women and their children to be. I thank God for this place being here. I love Maranatha House and the people who run this Sober Living.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               - Vanessa


March 22,2021

- Blue

March 10, 2021


My name is Amber and my 2 lil boys and I have lived at the Maranatha House for about a year.  We moved in on April 6, 2020, because I wanted to live sober and had been trying for a while without any success.  I also wanted to strengthen my walk with Jesus Christ.   
    The Camp Fire was on November 8, 2018.  Our entire lives changed from then on for my 4 kids and me.  My ex-husband, 4 kids and I like many others in the Paradise/Magalia area all got diagnosed or suffer from PTSD, Depression, and anxiety.  Unfortunately, my ex-husband and I turned to alcohol to cope with our problems. I decided to leave the marriage in December of 2019.  I tried on my own to get sober and didn’t have any success.
    I prayed for help and was desperate for a change.  After some research, a social worker at Oroville Hospital recommended the Maranatha House.  My boys and I have gotten so much love, support, and guidance that I have a lot more confidence.  I have become a better mother and a lot stronger in my walk with the Lord. 

The house manager Michele is a wonderful woman, very supportive of my boys and me.  She will be a lifelong friend and I love her very much.  I’m very appreciative to the Director Wayne for taking my boys and me in when I needed help.  I’m thankful for all he has done and continues to do for us.  I Praise and Thank the Lord for guiding me here when things were rough and giving me a better way of life.


                                                                                                                                        - Amber

March 16, 2021


I was born and raised in Sacramento California.  My mother did her best to raise me but she was a broken woman. She was addicted to crack and bad men. My biological father was absent. My mother married one of those bad men and he proceeded to molest and eventually rape me. Due to those horrible events, I went into foster care. My foster mom is a very independent and intelligent woman but she is also an alcoholic.  I moved in with her when I was 12. My foster sisters and I snuck into her liquor cabinet and we drank.  They hated the taste so they gave their drink to me because I loved it. Alcohol and drugs became my best friend really quickly.  For 16 years I drank almost every day about a fifth a day. I couldn't get on my feet so I lived with relatives and became so depressed that I ended up in a mental hospital.  From there I went into a program. After leaving the program I got married, moved to Oregon, and my husband and I struggled. We had no support system so we decided to move back to Oroville and heal our marriage. I moved into the Maranatha house and he moved into a different Sober living house.  My husband and I are doing great now. We are basically falling in love all over again. I feel so safe and at home at the Maranatha house.  I am also held accountable for my actions and living here keeps me on the straight and narrow.  I enjoy the daily Bible studies and the sense of family that I feel here. The owner of the SLE (Wayne) is a very kind and wise man and the house mom  (Michele) is wonderful not only at being just and efficient but also at making everyone feel loved and welcome.


                                                 Thank you Maranatha house!

                                                                                  - Tashina

     March 21, 2022 - Tashina's Update

     When I first arrived at the Maranatha House, I was in a lot of turmoil. My heart was broken because my husband and I were considering a divorce. I hated my job, I hated my life, I didn't have a clue as to how I was going to move forward, and I felt alone. Soon after the arrival I started to see the light of day. The house mother was very inviting and helped me feel like I wasn't alone. The fact that the house mom was an old friend of mine helped a lot. The man who oversees the Maranatha house, Wayne, was fatherly and stern. I understood that he only wanted the best for me and for my future. The rules were simple, dont do drugs, do your chores, be home on time and above all…. Heal. We had weekly meetings and daily bible study. There was a lot of time for thought and reflection also. The house sits on a beautiful property that boasts wildflowers, chicken coops and an epic sunset. To say the least, I reflected a lot.

     During my time there, my husband and I were able to mend our marriage. Although we lived apart, we became very close. I found a much better job that provided great career opportunities, and then when the time came my husband and I were able to move into a home of our own. If there was ever a need for me to return, they assured me they would welcome me with open arms. If you are struggling in life, I couldn't recommend this place more.


                                                                             - Tashina


 July 8, 2020    


     When I walked through the doors of the Maranatha house I was a mess. I was barely functioning. My one year old daughter had just been detained and I had been using meth heavily. I had been struggling to keep me and my daughter safe and to keep stable shelter and food. Prior to having her I was homeless for several years and so when I had her I didn’t know anyone other than other homeless people and people who used drugs to get support or help from. I was shunned and looked down on from people who didn’t use drugs and so I was scared to reach out into that world to get help. I was especially scared that if I did reach out for help that I would have my daughter taken away from me. I stayed place to place renting rooms and trailers that were not very good places for us to be. Because of this each place for some reason or another would become too unsafe to stay at any longer so eventually we ran out of safe places to go. I had been staying in a tent with my daughter on a friend’s property for 3 days prior to my daughter being detained. The Maranatha house through the help of Stepping Stones took me in just 2 days after my daughter was detained. The Maranatha house helped me in so many ways. I learned to have healthy and real relationships with several people there. The maranatha house brought me closer to God again and got me involved in church. I learned how to start living life as a clean and functional adult.


      I stayed at the Maranatha house for about 7 months. Everything that came up for me good or bad the Maranatha house in one way or another helped me get through it. The maranatha house guided me in staying clean and doing all the work I needed to do in order to get my daughter back. The Maranatha House became my home and I know that without the Maranatha house I would truly not have made it to where I am today. I have been clean over 10 months and have got my daughter back. I got accepted into the Esplanade program and I am applying for and seeking all the supportive programs and resources available for me and my daughter and am hoping to get into a house of my own soon. I still stay in touch with Wayne the director of the maranatha house as well as a few other people I met while I was at the maranatha house. I have great love for them all and hope to stay in contact with them for the rest of my life. I know that if I ever needed anything or just to talk, that the director Wayne or some of the women I met at the house would do any and all they could do to be there for me and my daughter. I know God led me to the Maranatha house so that I could get to where I am today with my baby girl.

                                                                                          - Teresa




February 15, 2022 -  Teresa's update


I ended up staying at the Maranatha House for a year all together. After God, the Maranatha House is the biggest factor in what got me to where I am today. The Maranatha House continues to be a big support in my life. I stay in touch with Wayne, the director of the Maranatha house. I also stay in touch with Michele, the house mom. Both Wayne and Michele continue to inspire and advise me in life. I have been clean 2.5 years. I have complete custody of my baby Sandra. I also have my two older kids Nathan and Aubre back in my life. I see my older kids multiple times a week. My kids and I are all building stronger relationships with each other. My youngest daughter absolutely loves and looks up to her big sister.  I also have my uncle back in my life who my youngest daughter Sandra and I are currently living with.  I am saving for a vehicle which I should be able to get soon and I am currently looking for a rental that’s close to my older children. Having all my children in my life again I truly feel fulfilled. I have started to really feel happy in my life and look forward to what the future will bring. I know I have purpose because God spared my life for a reason and I will never give up. I know that if I can make it from where I was to where I am today that anyone regardless of how far they have fallen can do it as well especially with help and guidance from The Maranatha House. 

April 28th, 2019


As I sit here with 3 days left in the program and think about where I want to begin, I look back at my life and Thank God I made it this far. So, I am going to take you back to July 28th, 2018… I laid in my hospital bed waiting for the doctor to come in and tell me the results of the blood work they had been taking for 4 days prior. Just after breakfast, my doctor came in and told me that the lifestyle I was living was shutting my body down and if I didn’t do anything about it, I wasn’t going to make it to my 34th birthday. All I could do was sit there, no emotion, no reaction, I just starred at him with a blank stare. It could’ve been the morphine they had me on for pain, or maybe I was in shock. All I could remember was I didn’t care. I was 32, and I had a little over a year to live. I’m sure you are asking yourself, what kind of person doesn’t have a reaction to that? The answer is, the kind of person that gave up on her life because everyone gave up on her.

I was released from the hospital 2 days later with pain meds, antibiotics, and orders to start dialysis immediately because my kidneys were shutting down and I was in fact dying. I called my friend Stacey (whom I call “sister”) and had her come pick me up. Before she got to the hospital, I had ripped up the orders for dialysis so she wouldn’t make me go, and I told her everything was fine. Over the next few weeks, I started using drugs harder and for longer periods of time, I hardly slept, never ate, and I was on the path to destruction quickly. Before I knew it, I was stealing cars, doing shots in the Mc Donald’s drive thru, and living in a house with people I barely knew. But hey, at least I wasn’t on the streets anymore…. Right?

Between August and October, I had been in and out of Booking at the Butte County Jail for numerous things. Mainly for a warrant I had out of Sonoma County for a petty theft, but I was also racking up possession charges, and a few “receiving stolen property” charges. I was determined to “go big” I was dying, I didn’t care. On October 21st, 2018 a friend and I were on our way to the casino, when he was pulled over by Oroville PD, for a broken headlight. I told him I was going to jail, and to hold onto my things for me until I got out. I figured it would only be a few days, because Sonoma county had never come to get me before why would they now? From booking I called Stacey and had her go over to my friend’s house to pick up my purse and a few other personal things so that she could put the money I had on my books. I still don’t know the truth of what happened that night, and at this point I don’t care. All I know is everything I had owned was gone.

I went to court in Butte County the next day after being housed in North Dorm, for 12 court cases I never showed up for. My Sonoma County misdemeanor would have to wait. Every other week I went to court fighting my case’s, I refused to take the first, second, or third deal… I spent my 33rd birthday, Halloween, thanksgiving, Christmas, and new years in a dorm with 40 other women. On January 3rd I met with my lawyer and signed a deal for 3 years 8 months state prison, or 5 years, probation, those were my only options, or so I thought. January 9th, 2019, I walked into the courtroom with my head held high, ready to have my fate read to me. I was either getting out on Felony Probation, or I was going to Prison for the next 4 years. When the judge read off my charges, and read to me what I had signed a week prior admitting my mistakes and willing to take my punishment he looked at me and said, “These two options are not good enough, You young lady are going to drug court”. I was angry at first, drug court was extremely hard to get into, why would they pick me? I just wanted to get out on probation, I can do probation… No problem. I was in no position to argue with the judge, so I said thank you and went back to my dorm. I sat on my bed for a few hours, wondering why? Why would God want me to go thru a drug court program? A few hours later I got my answer. I was sitting on another inmate’s bed when I received two emails from my dad stating that my daughter had been in the hospital fighting for her own life. The doctors called the condition she had “bone marrow failure syndrome”. Her body was not producing enough platelets for her immune system to be able to fight off any kind of infection, or injury. I immediately dropped to my knees right there in front of the cops and my fellow inmates and cried so hard, my baby girl was fighting for her life while I was being selfish and not wanting to give life a shot.

The girls picked me up off the ground and we all stood in a circle in the day room and prayed for my little girl. That was the day I surrendered everything to God. He knew if I were to have gotten out of jail that day on probation and heard the news about my daughter I would’ve relapsed and been off and running again. I was truly grateful to be in jail at that very moment.

On February 13th, 2019 I was accepted into Drug Court and released to the maranatha House, and I was ready to turn my will and my life over to the care of God as I understood him. I have had my ups and downs, and I might not always agree with some of the beliefs that are taught in this program, but I have become more willing, more open minded, and more honest in my life. I have also faced some troubling times with my head still held high and with confidence. My health is improving, and on Easter I celebrated 6 months clean and sober. I never would’ve made it this far if I didn’t have the positive people in my life that I do. I almost gave up on this program and my recovery a few times, but God held onto me with his stronghold, and led me down the right path.

Every morning I wake up grateful to be alive, not fighting for my life anymore, and I do it all with a smile on my face. In a few days I will be going to spend a couple weeks with my daughter who is scheduled to have a bone marrow transplant done. I won’t be coming back to The Maranatha House as my funding through behavioral health is up, and I cannot afford the rent. However, if I could pass anything along to my future Maranatha sisters, it is this. Don’t give up on yourself, you can do anything you put your mind to. Be open minded and willing and know that the people that are working with God to look after you and care for you and help you get back on your feet, really do love you with all their hearts. They only want to see you succeed in life, and so do I.

Thanks to the maranatha house I feel like I have a family again, and I haven’t felt part of a family in years. Thank you for allowing me to share my life with you.


                                                                                                                             - Sincerely, Erica Lynn Leach (Garner)

April 22, 2020 - Erica's Update


     Most people in recovery talk about how they grew up in a household where they were influenced mostly by their own family. How either they learned to use or drink from watching their parents, or brothers and sisters. In my case it’s the total opposite, I grew up in a loving household, with parents that didn’t do drugs, my mother only drank on occasion, and we went to church every Sunday. I have two older half sisters that drink sometimes, but they are responsible adults with their own families and they don’t allow their extra-curricular activities to get in the way of their everyday lives. To the outside world, we looked like a happy family. Of course, everything was not perfect like I thought life should be, but I had everything I needed and pretty much everything I wanted.

     I tried my first beer when I was 11 years old at a friend’s house, and I was faced with having to go home and check in after I drank that beer. I was terrified, if my Dad caught me I wouldn’t have been able to sit down for a week. I was very disciplined, but I thank God that they didn’t figure it out. After that, I drank once in a while, but not too often for fear got in the way of that. I went to a Christian Boarding school in my early teenage years because I wouldn’t stop running away from home, and I thought there was always somewhere better to be.

     After I was able to go home, and live with my parents again, I got a job, went back to school and even bought my very first car with money that I had saved on my own. One day I decided that school wasn’t for me anymore and I was going to be like my Dad and drop out to get my GED. When my parents found out that I wasn’t going to school anymore they decided that I wasn’t going to live in their house either. I then moved in with my sister, worked as a waitress in a restaurant, and met my “first love”- Dope. I was dating a guy who had a bald head, tattoos, and a lot of drugs- all the time. I was “In love”. I was on it for a short time, before he went to Prison and I moved on with my life. I was drinking a lot, almost every day and at a party one night I met my first husband. He was in the military, getting ready to be deployed when we found out that I was pregnant with our first child… A boy!

     I quit the drugs and the drinking, and we got married not even a year after we met. I was determined to have a relationship like my grandparents… When my son was a year old we found out we were having another child, but we weren’t happy so I divorced my husband, and found my second husband who took care of me while I was pregnant with my second son and he treated my kids like they were his own. We were married after my son was born, but divorced a year later because of financial obligations he had with Child Support. We stayed together, because we loved each-other and we were a family. We were together for 3 years before we had our daughter. After she was born my life got turned upside down. We were drinking every night and even doing drugs every once in a while to cover up how we were both feeling because at that point my boys and his kids weren’t in our lives and it was easy to cover up the feelings with mood altering substances than to actually deal with them. 

     We ended up moving out to California from Minnesota with our daughter to “start over”. The drugs stopped for a while, and we thought we had our drinking under control. We both had good jobs, a house and vehicles. We were finally understanding the meaning of the word “family”. At this point in my life I was estranged from my family, I had burnt a lot of bridges that I never thought could be rebuilt.

     One night while we were drinking, something terrible had happened and our family was torn apart. Soon after my husband was going to trial for Domestic abuse with Great Bodily Injury, and several other charges. For 9 months we fought his case, remarried and I testified on his behalf. I didn’t want to know what life would be like if he went to Prison, I was scared that he would do something drastic. The day he was found guilty by a jury of 12 people who didn’t know him, I was terrified and relieved at the same time. I called home, packed up my Honda and me and my daughter went back to Minnesota to be with my boys and be a part of my family again.

     When I was working on getting my life back on track without the influence of my husband, I went into a deep depression. (It’s really hard not to when you have your 2 year old daughter asking for her Daddy every day when she woke up, because he was her hero. We fought in front of her, but she would never see the physical part of it. I made sure of that, because she was Daddy’s girl.) Even though I was reconnecting with my boys and my family, I felt like something was missing. So I decided to do what I always did, covered up those feelings with drugs and alcohol. As a mother who didn’t want her daughter to grow up in the system, I did what I had to do and gave her a good life with my sister and her husband, because I was in no way shape or form stable to take care of her. I had thoughts of suicide, and I couldn’t stop numbing the pain, and thinking that my life was over. I went to treatment for my drinking problem, but never addressed my drug problem. 137 days after I left treatment, I started dating a guy who was a drug dealer, we moved into a house together, had cars, and everything I could ever want, except for my kids. At this point my family knew I was using again and cut me out of their lives, and I couldn’t exactly invite them over for dinner because I never knew if the cops would bust my door down for drug sales. It was only a matter of time. Around January 2015, he ended up getting pulled over and going to prison for sales and transporting a controlled substance over 2 ounces.

     I got a job driving tractor for a local farming company, my house turned into a trap house and once again I lost everything. The drugs didn’t stop, and I had no contact with my kids, what was there left to do with my life? So, I decided to go back to California and take care of a few warrants that I had from before my husband went to prison, because he led the DA to all our bank accounts and stolen items from a previous job I had that we were embezzling money from. He was angry and figured if he was in prison doing time, then I should be too. I kissed my boy’s goodbye, told my sister to tell my daughter that I will be back and I made my way to California, I felt like I was finally going to do the right thing.

Over the last 5 years I have been in and out of jail for over half of it. When I was done with my first term of 2 in a half years, I relapsed on Meth, was hanging out with known users and dealers, and I was homeless. I felt as though I couldn’t go home to my kids because I wouldn’t be allowed to see them anyways, so I stayed in California and did whatever I wanted to do. I discovered more drugs that made me feel good, and learned a new trade… Stealing Cars, it was a mind-blowing experience and I thought I was invincible. Then the inevitable happened, I got caught and went to jail. I was looking at 10 years, state prison for my crimes that kept building up, and then Drug Court gave me a chance. I have been on drug court a little over a year now and been to 2 different programs. First, The Maranatha House and then Dax-it Recovery Services.

     During the last Year I have learned a lot about myself that I never knew, I had over a year clean and then relapsed in November, 2019. In the last 6 months I have turned my life completely around, because that was the last time when I decided that I wasn’t going to come back from that life. I was determined to give up on everything, my life, my kids, my love, and God. Funny thing is, God had a different plan, he has placed two special people in my life that wouldn’t give up on me, they would’ve done anything for me, and they weren’t going to let me go down.

I got back into the Dax-it program and did a complete 180 with my life. I have an amazing fiance’ that loves me with all of his heart, and a best friend that I never thought I deserved. Getting clean and sober really was the best thing for me, even though I thought I had my life under control, and I could handle the drugs, my life was spiraling downwards very quickly, and my health wasn’t the greatest. I am truly grateful to have people in my life that truly love and care about me enough to kick my butt when I need it. I have never been happier in my entire life. I still don’t have the greatest relationship with my family, and I am not allowed to talk to my children, but I know that these things take time, and I have learned that by putting my faith in God and doing a little foot work, everything will work out in his time.

     I have an amazing life today, and I have the people at The Maranatha House, Dax-it and Drug Court to Thank for that. They gave me a chance when everyone else told them they shouldn’t, and when nobody else would.

For me staying Clean is a life or death errand, to use is to die, and today, I choose to live!!


                                                                                                                                                 - Erica 

     “My name is Jade. July 6, 2017 I was released from Butte County Jail and put on drug court. They released me to a “faith based” sober living house. I thought I was in a good place but the lady that ran the place wasn’t the godly woman she claimed to be in front of people at church. Behind closed doors she made us miserable. I left after 3 months of staying there and moved in with my best friend. Everything was fine until my friend got off probation and relapsed. So, I had to decide to move out into an SLE to protect my sobriety.

     My counselor recommended The Maranatha House. At first, I didn’t want to go because they said it was faith based and I already had a bad experience with that before. But when I finally decided to go, I was welcomed in with loving arms. I stayed at The Maranatha House for almost a year.

     The staff there are amazing people and helped me so much with everything and anything I needed. Living there softened my heart, because I now have a stronger relationship with God than before I went to The Maranatha House. I’ve always known about my savior, but never did I have a relationship with Him. Now I am a manager at my job, have a car thanks to their staff, and have my own one-bedroom apartment. I love being sober and wouldn’t use again for anything or anyone.

     I’ve learned how to use the tools that recovery has to offer. When times get tuff and I go through trials, I now know that my Lord and Savior, is a prayer away and would never put me through anything I can’t handle.”


                                                                                                                                                  - Jade

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The following are testimonies from women who have volunteered at The Maranatha House

My journey at the Maranatha House began at the end of June 2018. I was sentenced to drug court and the Maranatha house was the SLE available to me. I instantly fell in love and felt safe for the first time in a long time. I quickly found a full-time job that I loved. But the road to recovery always has its bumps and bruises and I had my fair share.

I decided to leave at the end of October 2018. I had previously prior to the Maranatha House been in a very emotionally, mentally, and physically abusive relationship which I went back to for a very quick second.

But thankfully due to the things I had been learning on drug court and with the new supportive relationships I found love for myself which gave me the power to walk away from that abusive relationship AND NEVER LOOK BACK. That all was made possible because of the love I was shown at the Maranatha House. I learned to believe in myself again there.

In August of 2019, I found my way back home later that year I was told that the house manager that was managing the house was wanting to move on.


Wayne came to me and asked me to be the House Manager. I'll never forget our conversation (I said I don't know, do you think I can do it? And he said I don't know, do you think you can !!) A whole new journey in my life began. I work a full-time job and also have the privilege of being the House Manager. I get the opportunity to open my heart up more and more each and every day to the Lord. Our morning devotion time is so special. It's a time for myself and the ladies to learn more about God. And for us to be able to pray for each other. I have also learned how to show the love of Christ to others.


I know one day God's plan will take me on my next journey. But the Maranatha House will

forever be My Home ❤❤❤❤❤

Michele Smith 2022



My story started long before The Maranatha House, long before jail, long before I knew what God's plan was for my life. What I'm trying to say is that I never imagined how far God would bring me out of that suffering, out of the pain, out of the darkness, out of my own torments. He brought me up out of the ashes amongst various stages and situations that I then felt hopeless in. I knew about Jesus, but the Jesus I was told about as a child was a brimstone and fire God. I didn’t know about his love, his grace, his mercy, and the abundant life that is in him. I didn’t know then that I was chosen. I have been abundantly blessed to be able to be a part of something so big and to be such a loved functioning member of the body of Christ. Being able to give back what was given to me during my recovery. It has been a great honor to work with so many anointed leaders seeded in the Lord’s work and to be able to meet so many beautiful women and to share with them what helped me get some understanding and wisdom when it came to matters of the heart. It has been such a beautiful journey, so many experiences that have brought me here to be able to share my testimony and about how The Maranatha House has impacted my life. The Maranatha House is very special to me and to my life. Giving my life away here at this very special ministry has helped promote wellness not only to other women, but to myself as well. Maranatha...The Lord is coming.

                                                                                                                  - Jessana


If you or someone you love could benefit from being at our home, please let us know.


To volunteer or financially support this ministry, please contact us.

For More Info:

Director: Sonia Orozco

Phone: (530) 777-5797



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