Civics Class- OPEN TO ALL AGES- Complimentary lunch

 

Please join us on September 16th at 9:45 am PROMPTLY  for our very special guest from Houston, Justice Massengale. Justice Massengale will teach us about the Texas Constitution and other legal issues.  Join us at 9:45am for drinks and fellowship. Please arrive on time before our honored guests. This will be a treat for us and a fitting start to our Civics school year. Our second speaker has not yet been confirmed. A complimentary lunch will be served at noon. Please bring a generous monetary donation for FEAST for the use of the room and their staffing assistance during the year. An offering basket will be on the table as you enter the room. 
Click here to RSVP on the FEAST website. Be sure to honor your reservation for the meeting and notify us if an emergency arises and you are unable to be with us. We need to be faithful stewards of our sponsored dollars. RSVP early and arrive early, please. If you would like to make a donation for the lunch portion of the program, please contact Gale at 2103550575.  Questions and comments about the Civics program can be sent to Gale at Hopegale50@gmail.com or 210-355-0575. Your prayers are greatly appreciated. 

Justice Michael Massengale was appointed to the First Court of Appeals by Governor Rick Perry six years ago, in the summer of 2009. He was elected in 2010 and re-elected to a full term in 2012. 
Justice Massengale is board certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Before joining the court, he was a partner in the trial department at Baker Botts L.L.P. where he specialized in commercial litigation. He is a former Harris County Republican Party precinct chairman, and he served for four years as president of the Houston Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society, the nation’s preeminent association of conservative lawyers. He graduated with honors from The University of Texas School of Law. After law school, he clerked for United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and an Eagle Scout. Justice Massengale serves as a commissioner on the Permanent Judicial Commission For Children, Youth & Families where he chairs the Training Committee and oversees the Commission's judicial and attorney training programs.  He also curates a blog on the history of the Texas Constitution, at www.texconst.wordpress.com. His wife, Lindsey Harris Massengale, is a Beaumont native and a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in diseases of the vitreous and retina. They attend St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Houston.




About Our Program

Our FREE Civics class meets each month at FEAST. The FEAST Civics Coordinator, Gale Sayers, spends many days handling arrangements with local and state politicians and government and civic leaders in preparation for our free Civics Classes. Please honor our guests by coming in business casual attire with no shorts and with skirts or dresses to knee length with no visible undergarments. No hats on male attendees.

Whole families are invited! There are no age limits and parents/grandparents do attend with the children. Students must have at least one parent/adult in attendance unless a special arrangement has been made. Attendance is open to all. Your faithful participation will ensure the success of these events, so please make it a priority on your family’s calendar to be physically present. NO writing is required, but personal notes are strongly encouraged. NO tests are given.

We look forward to seeing YOU in September! God bless.