We now have a functional community calendar under the heading “Community Calendar”.
Here you will find upcoming events, gatherings, walks and flights. If you have something relevant to the East Texas Emmaus Community please let me know and I’ll add it.
I can be reached at email@example.com
The dates for men’s walk #110 are Sept 22- Sept 25 and the walk will be held at Waters Edge. Doug Ashburn will be the lay director.
The dates for the women’s walk #111 are Sept 29 – Oct 2 and the walk will be held at Waters Edge. Deneice Marshall will be the lay director.
Waters Edge is located East of Crockett, TX
and the address is 7900 Farm to Market 1733, Crockett, TX 75835
The next Gathering will be March 12th at Falvey Memorial Methodist Church in Wells, TX. This is a potluck/covered dish event. The theme for the March Gathering will be First Walks (1-20)
There will be sponsorship training at 4:00 and the Gathering will start at 5:00.
Our next gathering will be held January 23, 2016 at Lufkin’s First United Methodist Church. It will be a covered dish dinner, so bring that new recipe that you have been wanting to try, or one of your old favorites to enjoy. Sponsorship training will be at 4PM followed by the gathering at 5PM. We will share a meal, fellowship and music, followed by a 4th day speaker and worship service. Hope to see you there!
Our new members of the East Texas Emmaus Board will be inducted at a board meeting on January 23, 2016 at 2PM. Please welcome our new members who are:
Cathy Fothergill – Livingston
Colleen Abernathy – Nacogdoches
Mike Waters – Diboll
Gene Winchester – Lufkin
Dr. Robert Carroll – Nacogdoches, who will serve the unexpired term of Bill Teague
Please be in prayer for our entire Board as they start this new year. There are already challenges ahead of them, but by trusting in the Lord He will see them through the difficult times.
Due to poor participation and lack of caterpillar applications for the Boy’s Chrysalis flight scheduled for January 15 – 18, 2016, we have been forced to postpone Chrysalis Flight # 21 until late spring or early summer. The new dates for this flight will be announced both on Facebook and the website. The Girl’s Flight also has a scheduling issue since the original dates were March 17 – 20, 2016 which is Palm Sunday. This situation is making it difficult to find clergy who can participate. The flight can not happen without clergy, so it has to be postponed as well. Please be in prayer that both of these flights can find suitable weekends and be put on the schedule.
In His Grip,
Community Lay Director
Our East Texas Emmaus Community’s Women’s Walk 109 is upon us at Camp Ta-Ku-La, just east of Chester. Your prayers for the Pilgrims and Team are encouraged as always. Candlelight will be Saturday at 8:00p with closing at 4:00p, Sunday. Remember the Community could use a few extra hands Sunday to help take down our gear and load the trailer.
You will have the opportunity to meet these new Pilgrims from walks 108 and 109 on Saturday, November 7th, 5:00p, at the Gathering which will be held at First Christian Church, Lufkin. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship, singing, 4th Day talk, and Holy Communion. There will also be “Sponsor Training” at 4:00 for those of you who have not yet taken it.
East Texas Emmaus Community Election
For 2016 Board Members
How to vote:
1. Select the whole ballot from this page
3. Paste the ballot on your new email page
4. Mark your choices as instructed
5. Email your ballot to Emmaus@consolidated.net by November 20th
Ballot For 2016 Board Members
Women (mark two with X)
[ ] Cathy Fothergill – Livingston
[ ] Mary Carol Grimes – Lufkin
[ ] Gaylyn Zamazal – Liberty
[ ] Krystal Burleson – Lufkin
[ ] Cheryl Cloudy – Jasper
[ ] Jenny Hinson – Nacogdoches
[ ] Colleen Abernathy – Nacogdoches
Men (mark two with X)
[ ] Mike Waters – Diboll
[ ] Dr. Bob Carroll – Nacogdoches
[ ] Steve Chism – Nacogdoches
[ ] Dr. Bill Kistler – Lufkin
[ ] Dr. Jim Buckingham – Nacogdoches
[ ] Justin McAnich – Nacogdoches
[ ] Gene Winchester – Lufkin
Our East Texas Emmaus Community’s Men’s Walk #108 begins this Thursday. Here is the list of Pilgrims and Team members. Be sure you have signed up to take your turn on the “Prayer Clock”, (see link above). There still are vacant times that need to be covered.
Remember this walk is at beautiful Camp Ta-Ku-La, just 45 minutes from Lufkin. So you won’t want to miss Candlelight this Saturday at 8:00p.
And, yes the Women’s Walk 109 will be at the same location next week.
It’s not too early to be thinking about that highschooler you would like to sponsor on a Chrysalis flight. New applications are now available for download.
The Men’s walk is just two weeks away at beautiful Camp Ta-Ku-La near Chester TX. Please plan be there for Candlelight at 8:00p Saturday. The Women’s walk will be the following week at the same location.
You will have a chance to meet our new Pilgrims (4th Day) at the November 6, Gathering at First Christian Church, Lufkin.
Get busy 4th Day, the men’s walk is only 4 weeks away!
Men’s Walk #108 – October 22-25, 2015 at Camp Takula, Chester, TX — Jim Hendricks Lay Director
Women’s Walk #109 – October 29-Nov 1, 2015 at Camp Takula, Chester, TX — Cheryl Cloudy Lay Director
Boy’s Chrysalis Flight #22 – January 15-18, 2016 at Hilltop, Garrison, TX — Mickey Fothergill Lay Director
Girl’s Chrysalis Flight #23 – March 17-20, 2016 at Camp Takula, Chester, TX — Krystal Burleson Lay Director