Newsletter Archive

Time to Pass the Ball

This entry was posted on Jun 19 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Newsletter Archive

Time to Pass the Ball by Will Stripling Well, it’s time to pass the ball … (just kind of hard to let go). Over the past couple of months, we have excitedly announced to you the next step in the ministry life of our own Emily Ballbach. We have shared that over the last three […]

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True Freedom

This entry was posted on Jun 18 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Newsletter Archive

True Freedom by Forrest Parks For over a month now, the seasonal aisles of every store have been decked out with red, white, and blue banners, hats, decorations, flags, paper cups … you name it. It’s summertime, and July 4th is approaching! It takes me back to the still, warm summer nights of my childhood, […]

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Nature’s Fireworks

This entry was posted on Jun 17 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Newsletter Archive

Nature’s Fireworks by Denise Stripling Most summer nights at Camp can be filled with roasting s’mores, playing games, or creating skits during Roundup. All of these activities are great fun for families and friends to do together. However, my favorite thing this summer, by far, has been sitting still and being able to tune out […]

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February 2013: The Power of Expectation

This entry was posted on Dec 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

February 2013 2013 promises to be an exciting time for Family Camp. We’ve already begun hosting families in the Canyon and in just a few short months we will be welcoming the first campers into Headwaters. We are so thankful for all of your gifts to our new facility, including over $61,000 in Gift Catalog […]

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January 2013: Together

This entry was posted on Dec 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

January 2013 January hands us a clean slate to start our new year. A rush of resolution-making and endless possibilities surround us, egging us on to fill up our blank calendars. In the midst of the enthusiasm, resolve this year to leave a little white space on your page. Rest and quality time together are […]

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March 2013: Why You’re Never Too Old for Read Aloud

This entry was posted on Dec 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

March 2013 Reading has created some special memories with my children. We’ve explored new places, experienced adventures, encountered new people and creatures, and learned much about life and ourselves. As we approach the opening of Headwaters, we’re adding some final touches to help your family create many special memories. During the month of April, you […]

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December 2012: The Christmas Basket

This entry was posted on Jan 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Christmas Traditions, Newsletter Archive

Dear Friends, Merry Christmas from the Canyon! This month we’re talking about Christmas traditions in our newsletter and on our blog. We hope those conversations will spark memories of your own or inspire you as you make your own memories this year. Thanks to all of you who have generously given through our Gift Catalog. […]

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November 2012: Jesus Came…Dust and All

This entry was posted on Jan 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

Dear Friends, The leaves are changing colors in the Canyon. Thanksgiving is around the corner, with Christmas not far behind. For many of us, this season brings stress, rather than joy. Anticipation of the end, rather than anticipation of the coming. In our newsletters and on our blog this season, we’ll be exploring ways to […]

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October 2012: Choosing Sides

This entry was posted on Jan 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

What if you could facilitate family renewal AND get your Christmas shopping done early, all in one fell swoop? We are excited to share with you the Family Camp Gift Catalog where you can contribute to Laity Lodge Family Camp and honor someone with your tax deductible contribution. With the opening of our new site, Headwaters, […]

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Sept 2012: Just Play

This entry was posted on Sep 27 2012, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

This month we are pleased to welcome Emily Ballbach to the Laity Lodge Family Camp Team! Many of you met Emily this past year as she helped lead worship. Emily has officially joined our staff as our Program Director, and we’re excited about her vision for strengthening family relationships through play and intentional focus on […]

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