Director’s Desk

Living as Citizens of Our True Home: Cary Hendricks, Senior Director of Laity Lodge Family Camp

This entry was posted on Jan 14 2016, by jhendricks and is filed under Director's Desk, LLFC, Newsletter Archive

I was able to spend some much needed time at home over this holiday season. And I was reminded that home is not something all people get to enjoy. We have seen and learned a lot about refugees in recent days. The current events bombarding our news feeds and TV screens tell of people who […]

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Take Time to Slow Down: Cary Hendricks, Senior Director of Laity Lodge Family Camp

This entry was posted on Nov 16 2015, by jhendricks and is filed under Director's Desk, Newsletter Archive

I’m always excited when the holiday season is upon us. The thing I love most? Taking some time to slow down. I know it may sound a little crazy given that we’re inundated with holiday parties, Christmas concerts, travel, and so on. However, at some point during the holidays I take some extended time off […]

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Creating Space: Cary Hendricks—Senior Director of Laity Lodge Family Camp

This entry was posted on Oct 16 2015, by jhendricks and is filed under Director's Desk, Family Camp, Newsletter Archive

Now that I’ve completed my fourth LLFC weekend retreat as the Senior Director, I can officially report I’m a seasoned Family Camp veteran. Okay, I guess not really a “seasoned” veteran, but this fall has certainly been a joy-filled ride on which I’ve learned a lot. Most importantly, I’ve learned about the power of space. […]

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Meet Cary Hendricks

This entry was posted on Aug 13 2015, by Tina and is filed under Director's Desk, Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Getting to Know You: Cary Hendricks, LLFC Senior Director Tell me a little bit about yourself, whatever background you’d like to share. I grew up in The Woodlands, north of Houston, and have lived in Texas for most of my life.  I attended Austin College in Sherman, Texas, where I majored in Religious Studies and […]

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2012 Thank You!

This entry was posted on Dec 28 2012, by Tina and is filed under Director's Desk, The Family Camp Blog

Thank you, friends, for an amazing 2012! We saw much progress on the new site, Headwaters, and we’ll look forward to hosting camps there starting in the summer. You can also read our 2012 Newsletters for great monthly updates and encouragement. Plus, we passed 1,000 likes on Facebook and celebrated with a crazy video of […]

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Family Camp Really Rocks!

This entry was posted on Mar 29 2011, by Tina and is filed under Director's Desk, Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Have you heard about the new Family Camp site? If not, hang onto your hats . . . because, as in the words of our Director, it ROCKS! As we’ve been talking about renewal this month, this is a perfect time to talk about the physical renewal of Family Camp. Keep reading for an update […]

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What Does it Mean to Love?

This entry was posted on Feb 07 2011, by johnhill and is filed under Director's Desk, The Family Camp Blog

Matthew 22:37-39  (New International Version, ©2010) Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.  This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ ” Love is such a wonderful thing, yet […]

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Imagine

This entry was posted on Nov 10 2010, by johnhill and is filed under Director's Desk, Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Imagine your family arriving home! Instead of your house, it’s your home at Laity Lodge Family Camp. When you pull up to the new Family Camp facility, you are welcomed home by our director on the front porch of a house especially designed to greet you and your family. The house is Hill Country stone […]

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A Wonderful Year of Family Renewal

This entry was posted on Oct 28 2010, by danawilliams and is filed under Director's Desk, Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

We have had a wonderful year so far at Laity Lodge Family Camp. As of October 1, we have had 172 families totaling 680 guests in 10 family camps. We expect to have 90 more families in five camps to attend throughout the fall.  That will be over 1,050 guests experiencing family camp. In August, we […]

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Surrender

This entry was posted on Jul 09 2010, by Christy Richardson and is filed under Director's Desk, Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

I surrender! I surrender! Have you ever said these words before? I know I have. I want to surrender every time my kids keep asking question after question, when my spouse hands me yet another to-do list, when my work does not seem to stop, and the list goes on. Our instinct tells us to […]

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