Director of Children's Ministry

Deanna Lawson

Deanna is a native Houstonian and devoted Longhorn with a BA in English & French. She began full-time ministry 22 years ago at SJD. Deanna is married to Bill and together they have three daughters, a married son and daughter-in-law with two children, and a Labrador Retriever. She enjoys buying more books than she can read, drinking the perfect cappuccino, spending time in the mountains, and having all her family under one roof whenever and wherever it works.


from Deanna Lawson

Bolivia Bound!

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An upcoming trip to Mission Amistad, Boliva!

An Unparalleled VBS Partnership with the Forge

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Deanna Lawson, director of children's ministry at SJD, shared how our relationship with The Forge has grown over the years through their participation in VBS..

Seven Ways to Survive Back-to-School

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Tackling back-to-school tasks, establishing routines, and family planning look different for everyone.

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