Merry Christmas from Eric and Dennise!!! (Read our yearly e-Christmas card)

The past few weeks have been absolutely crazy-busy for me. That adds on to the past two months that were also, by themselves, crazy-busy. That’s a whole lot of busy-ness goin’ on….

But, this week, it slowed down some, and I was able to get our yearly e-Christmas card done. For those unfamiliar, it’s been about five years since we actually sent out a paper card. We send a combination card/letter that’s packed with links to pictures, mp3s, websites, and quicktime home movies. It’s a little multimedia snapshot of our year in review.

Download it here

Feel free to download to your little heart’s content. It’s in Adobe pdf version. And to enjoy it fully, we assume you have Quicktime, an mp3 player, and an image viewer. (most folks have all that stuff these days…)

Hope you’re all having a safe holiday.

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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He is Senior Pastor of Kessler Park UMC United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas for seventeen years. Eric loves to write on topics of spirituality, social justice, music/art and politics. The entries on this blog reflect that diversity of interests. His passion for social justice goes beyond mere words. He’s been arrested at the White House, defending immigrants and “The Dreamers,” and he’s officiated at same sex weddings in his churches, in defiance of what some believe is Methodist teaching. Eric is an avid blogger and published author, and 2017 recipient of the prestigeous Kuchling Humanitarian Award from Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner. (Human Rights Campaign) Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He’s a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named “best judge” by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County, and is currently the longest service district judge in that district. She was re-elected for a fourth term in 2018. They have the world’s best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. Find links to Eric’s music-related websites, at the top of this site’s navigation menu.

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