Newsletter Archive

We Are a Work in Progress—Cary Hendricks, LLFC Senior Director

This entry was posted on May 19 2016, by jhendricks and is filed under LLFC, Newsletter Archive

I always appreciate “pizza night” with my family. Partly because I love pizza, but also because it means lunch-making responsibilities the next morning will be much easier. The kids love leftover pizza in their school lunches! I guess I am really looking forward to the school year being over. It is hard to believe that […]

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High Hope for the Dinner Table

This entry was posted on Apr 20 2016, by jhendricks and is filed under LLFC, Newsletter Archive

Reflection by Jenny (Allenbaugh) Hendricks, wife of LLFC’s Sr. Director, Cary Hendricks Growing up, I loved when my Grammy would tell stories—especially about her childhood in the early 1900s. She was the sixth of seven children born into a first-generation Norwegian family who settled on a farm in Wisconsin. As she cooked for us, Grammy […]

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What Is the True Image We Bear?

This entry was posted on Mar 29 2016, by jhendricks and is filed under LLFC, Newsletter Archive

Reflection by LLFC Sr. Director, Cary Hendricks Recently I have been thinking a lot about what it means to be created “in the image of God.” Most of us go through everyday life unconscious of the amazing reality that we have been created in the image of God. If we are honest, we actually go […]

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Looking for God on Our Journey With Alzheimer’s

This entry was posted on Feb 22 2016, by jhendricks and is filed under LLFC, Newsletter Archive

Reflection by Jenny (Allenbaugh) Hendricks, wife of LLFC Sr. Director, Cary Hendricks About seven years ago, my siblings and I began to notice that something was a little off with Dad. Our ears perked up when he forgot which one of us owned a boat or where he left his car in the Lowe’s parking […]

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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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