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A Conference for Northern California Churches

Deanna Allen

Founder & President

Abundant Place

Vacaville, Ca


Deanna is a wife and mother of 6 beautiful children. She is also an author, speaker and the Founder of Abundant Place Ministries.

Also affectionately known as "The Prison Lady" Deanna has extensively ministered nationwide inside of prisons, jails and juvenile halls.

Deanna has been referred to as “a light, a spark plug, extremely dynamic, powerful, riveting, and a breath of fresh air.” Her background of life lessons, years of recovery experience, and lay counseling give her a unique perspective and remarkable voice to speak into and for the hearts of the hurting, broken, or individuals desiring to get to their next level.

Deanna has authored four books including "The Son Is Shining", "Pathway to Serenity; Overcoming Spiritual Bankruptcy", "Recovery to Destiny; Journey to the Promised Land", and "One Word From You". Deanna has also co-authored several additional books.

Deanna is a Senior Faculty Member of Women's Empowerment University (WEU), a National Representative for Daughters of Destiny Prison Ministry, a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA), Coalition of Prison Evangelists (COPE), and is actively involved in state and county work through board memberships and other contracted roles.

Deanna is a National Key-Note speaker who enjoys sharing at conferences, retreats, youth events, churches, charitable organizations and especially prisons and jails. Deanna has a reputation of being a highly motivational speaker who will inspire and encourage her audience to be all God created us to be, even if it’s one person at the grocery store.

2018 Workshop

Evangelism & Outreach: FRNS – Faith Reintegration Network Solutions


Do you desire to bring together multiple congregations to assess and address critical Reentry needs in the community?

Working together to better serve our communities!

FRNS exists to: • Educate through community awareness events and technical trainings • Equip through Evidence Based Practices and Guiding Principles • Empower by raising the standard and increasing capacity • Encourage through prayer, fellowship, and networking opportunities • Engage through strategic and intentional community cross sector conversations • Evaluate through formal/informal audits of the systems, programs or interests

Let’s UNITE Are you interested in rallying together to create safe neighborhoods and better citizens? building brighter futures by serving those impacted by the criminal justice system; Communities, Victims, Families of the incarcerated, and of course, the incarcerated?

We are too and together—churches, faith-based organizations, community agencies, and governmental agencies will find common ground to make a difference in this seemingly impossible task.

Come see a model that has been created where multiple churches can complete rather than compete to most effectively serve the needs of men, women and teens returning to the communities from prison, jail and juvenile hall.