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.
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Psalm 119:105-112; Romans 8:1-11 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. July 16, 2017 Two weeks ago, our nation celebrated Independence Day. It is a day set aside to celebrate our freedom as
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