Update: As firefighters continued to battle the Grimes County fires, the fire line came as close as 3.5 miles from Camp Allen. Today, fire crews and rain combined to tame the blazes, but not before thousands of acres were burned along with 32 homes at last report.
Fires in Grimes County, Texas have forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 homes in addition to burning 4,000 acres of land and destroying at least 26 homes according to the Houston Chronicle. The Diocese of Texas' Camp Allen is located about nine miles south of the where the current fires rage.
Celebration was filled with history, friends, and fun.
Exploring avenues of generosity will be the major focus of the 2011 Conference of The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS) on June 3 and 4 at Camp Allen in Navasota, TX.
The Abundant Living Conference convened for their 8th annual meeting this week at Camp Allen to “celebrate creative aging.” The three-day conference serves older adults (and care givers) with programs designed to facilitate active lives and to help people deal with the effects of aging.