November Field Trip #2: Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

6th-floor-museumMark the end of one presidential race by remembering the tragedy of another over half a century ago. The museum, located within the former Texas School Book Depository building, chronicles the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The sixth floor was the primary crime scene. Visitors will see historic images, news footage, artifacts and original evidentiary areas as they tour the exhibit with an audio guide.
Date: Monday, November 14.
All ages, but it will be of most interest to upper elementary, middle school, and high school.
Adult (19+)  $12.00
Student (6-18)  $7
Child (0-5)  free
Tickets are available in the SELAH Store.  Deadline to purchase is 5:00pm on October 28th.
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SELAH Field Trips are open to current SELAH members only

November Field Trip #1: Bread Factory

heartland-bread-coWe’ll be visiting Heartland Bread Company on November 7th.
We will learn how they make bread and even get a sample! Each group will visit 4 stations.

Age is restricted to 8 yrs and up ( due to the machines and loud noise)

This field trip is FREE but does require a deposit of $20 per family due by Oct 28. This is returned to you at the field trip.

Email for more information.

SELAH field trips are open to current SELAH members only.

October Field Trip: Pumpkin Patch

pumpkin patch

We’ll enjoy a traditional hayride, hay maze, and ropin’ area. Kids will get to feed animals and get a small pumpkin.
Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy.  Field trip will last two hours, but stay as long as you like.
Don’t forget your camera!

SELAH Field Trips are open to current SELAH members only.

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September Mom2Mom

Our September Mom2Mom will be the 2nd Monday in September due to the Labor Day holiday.

September Mom2Mom

Monday, September 12th

Different Children Different NeedsIf you have more than one child, you know they are unique individuals!  Their different personalities can make parenting a challenge. How do you face this challenge in your family? Let’s learn from each other as we share the strengths and struggles this aspect of parenting brings.

Bring a snack to share and join us for our first Mom2Mom meeting of the new school year!  We will have time to fellowship, a devotion, an open discussion topic and, of course, door prizes.

Email for more information.


Family Service Projects

SELAH will offer several opportunities for member families to serve together this year.  More details will be announced soon.

buckner shoesSeptember: Buckner Shoes provides new shoes and socks to orphans and vulnerable children in the United States and throughout the world. SELAH families will sort shoes and make notes to go with them.

samaritan innNovember: Samaritan Inn is a shelter in McKinney offering a comprehensive program that teaches self-sufficiency and life skills to meet the needs of individuals and families experiencing homelessness. We will be doing some work with the kids who live there.

food pantryMarch: We will be working with a local food pantry, stocking shelves and bagging items for those picking food up.

We hope you will join us!  Contact Karen Burton for more information:

New Member2
New Member Meeting
Monday, August 15th @ 7:00pm
This will be a casual time for prospective members to meet some current members and learn what SELAH has to offer.  
Contact for location information.

Membership Renewals

Don’t miss the deadline to renew your SELAH membership for the 2016-2017 year!  Renewals are due by Friday July 15th.  Check the yahoo group or facebook page for forms.  Email with questions.