Rev. Lisa Reece joined us on October 1, 2017. She has most recently served as the Director of Christian Education at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Flower Mound, and has served as an Educator in seven PCUSA churches throughout Grace Presbytery and also as a chaplain in the Baylor Scott & White Healthcare System. She is a PCUSA Certified Christian Educator and a Ruling Elder, has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Texas Tech University, and earned a Master of Divinity degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Perkins School of Theology, at SMU, in August of 2015. She has enjoyed participating in and speaking at Presbyterian Women events and multi-generational church retreats and events over the years. Lisa and her husband, Jerry, have two young adult children, Marshall of Fort Worth and Michelle of Longview, and a Beagle, Boomer. Can you guess what college team they cheer for? She enjoys movies, books, knitting, very amateur jewelry making, and relaxing and spending time with family and friends.
Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. August 27, 2017 In the letter to the Romans, the apostle Paul offers some practical steps for us to grow as
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; Matthew 15:21-28 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. August 20, 2017 The mercy of God is a difficult concept for our human understanding. One of the best illustrations
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Romans 10:5-13; Matthew 14:22-33 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. August 13, 2017 Have you ever walked on water? I have. Not literally speaking, but metaphorically, I certainly have. I
Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Genesis 32:22-31; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. August 6, 2017 Every day we have encounters with God. Some are rather dramatic and others are not even
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52; Romans 8:26-39 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. July 30, 2017 What a wonderful picture Jesus gives us when he describes the Kingdom of Heaven! Jesus refers, first,
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24; Romans 8:12-25 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. July 23, 2017 A colleague of mine and a friend on Facebook closes his post with, “May Dad continue to bless you