Newsletter Archive

Improved Registration for Laity Lodge Family Camp in 2016

This entry was posted on Jan 15 2016, by jhendricks and is filed under LLFC, Newsletter Archive

Have you had trouble getting in to camp in the past? We love that so many people want to be part of Laity Lodge Family Camp, and we are working hard to ensure registration is easy for everyone.  Here are three tips to help your family have the best registration experience possible in 2016. Be […]

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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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Find Encouragement and Truth in Your Favorite Christmas Hymns

This entry was posted on Dec 07 2015, by jhendricks and is filed under LLFC, Newsletter Archive

Music is among the first hints that the holiday season is at hand. While the sounds of Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” and the Peanuts gang’s “Christmas Time Is Here” make us nostalgic, what we long to hear are the holy hymns of Christmas. The richness and beauty of their words invite us to behold the […]

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Spread the Warmth: LLFC Clothing Drive

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

  Join us to spread the warmth! November 2015 – January 31, 2016, Laity Lodge Family Camp is collecting cold-weather clothing items to bless our Partnership Camping Programs: Good Samaritan, SAMM, and Family Services. We need new and gently used items of all sizes: coats, mittens, scarves, blankets, shoes, and socks. If you live in the […]

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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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A Prayer: Your Will and Our Thanksgiving

This entry was posted on Nov 12 2015, by jhendricks and is filed under Newsletter Archive

  Dear Lord, As our families pause to give thanks this season, remind us that in this simple act we are living out and demonstrating your will for our lives. So many times we seek your will for our important decisions, whether we are considering which school our children should attend or what job, city, […]

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Enjoying Life at Family Camp: William Collins—New Director of Operations

This entry was posted on Oct 19 2015, by jhendricks and is filed under Family Camp, Newsletter Archive

It’s an understatement to say “transition” has been the Collins family’s reality over the past few months.  In August, William and his wife Barbara embraced the next chapter in their lives as empty nesters when their youngest of six headed off to TCU.  In September, William took on the newly developed, full-time role as the […]

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Fall 2016 Registration Update

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

Each family’s experience is important to us because families are why we do what we do. At Laity Lodge Family Camp, we want your registration process to be as smooth and effortless as floating down the Frio in a tube on a sunny afternoon. So take a minute to review our 2016 registration page with […]

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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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LLFC-Style Fall Inspiration with Mary Echols

This entry was posted on Oct 16 2015, by jhendricks and is filed under Family Camp, Family Camp Style, Newsletter Archive

Something curious happens as our calendars roll through September and then flip to October. We find ourselves commemorating the day we spot a whimsical new fall cup spilling over with Caramel Apple Cider in the Starbucks drive-thru or when we see the happy Jack-O-Lanterns greeting us out front of the local H-E-B.  We secretly but […]

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