A Word from DS Laura Merrill 10/21/22

We talk a lot about living through extraordinary times, moments that feel anything but ordinary, even though there’s all sorts of ordinariness woven through them. Sometimes we use the word “unprecedented,” though there’s actually no time that’s been preceded by one just like it—from that angle, every time is unprecedented. What I can say about…Read More »

Youth Midwinter Retreat

It’s official!  The Youth Midwinter Retreat is back! Take a breath and spend some time reconnecting with God and each other this January.  Youth from across the district will spend Friday night through Sunday morning in the beautiful Texas hill country at the T bar M campground in New Braunfels, TX as we gather for…Read More »

A Word from DS Laura Merrill 10/7/22

There are folk saying that our nation is more divided today than at any time since the Civil War. Others say that’s not true, or that the divisions of the two times are different. All I know is what it feels like, which is really difficult. Our neighbors, our families, the people on the news…Read More »