Our Future Story


It is 2023, and Alice is a 22-year-old anthropology major at Texas Christian University. Alice grew up in First Christian Church and was a product of the Region’s youth and camping programs over the years.

She is playing also with the idea of going into ministry. In her senior year, Alice was invited by her professor to do a case study on an organization that has gone through significant change and improvement. The assignment was to name a group of people who have defied the current trends and how they got there.

Alice immediately thought about the Great River Region and their journey. She began to organize her interview schedule, and then began a trek across the region to discover how they did it. Read more about our Future Story here.