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Historic Restoration Contractor’s Vision Includes One Recovery Home for Every Church in America

Fri, May. 01, 2015 Posted: 01:06 AM


Ray Adamyk’s face lights up when he talks about his restoration company’s completed projects that include the comeback stories of historic gems like the Catalina Casino on the small island off the coast of Los Angeles in Avalon, and Hollywood’s Roosevelt Hotel and El Capitan Theater.

Spectra is the largest construction company in the Western United States that focuses on historic restoration and preservation. Adamyk and his staff say they are “committed to the protection and preservation of our country’s most cherished architectural, historic and cultural landmarks.”

However, with that said, there are no projects more important to Adamyk than those undertaken by his recently started ministry – the restoration of people’s lives through Christ-centered recovery homes.

Although the 53-year-old follower of Jesus has already opened two facilities for men who have had problems with alcohol and drugs through Homes of Promise this year, his vision is much wider.
Adamyk would like to see each church in America sponsor a recovery home.

“What I want to do with the rest of my life, even though I’m involved with the restoration of historic buildings, is fully involve myself in the restoration of men’s lives,” he told me from his office in Pomona, California, recently.

Like the history of some of the famous buildings that his company has worked on, the first Homes of Promise that opened earlier this year has quite a past. READ MORE

Alex Murashko