5th Sunday Seminars

5th Sunday Seminars

Sept 30   |    9:15 & 10:45am

Quarterly seminars to equip individuals of all ages to grow in their relationship with God, family and others.


Effective Discipline: Learning to Respond rather than React - Speaker: Belinda Spurgin, M.Ed., LPC (Fireside Room)

Belinda is a Licensed Professional Counselor currently practicing in McKinney and surrounding areas. She is a retired educator with 32 years of experience working with students and families. She served 24 years as an elementary and secondary school counselor. Belinda is a graduate of Baylor University and received her Master of Education in Counseling at Stephen F. Austin State University. Belinda and her husband, Kent, are the parents of two adult children.


More than Just Sad: Understanding & Recognizing the Impact of Depression & Anxiety on Teens and Young Adults - Speaker: Harry Beverly, Ph.D. LPC-S (Theater in FLC)

Dr. Harry Beverly is an Assistant Professor of Counseling and Psychology at Dallas Baptist University. Dr. Beverly has nearly 30 years of counseling experience at both the Minirth Clinic and the Counseling and Enrichment Center of First McKinney. Dr. Beverly has assisted many individuals, parents and teens with issues regarding depression, anxiety, eating disorders and more. Dr. Beverly and his wife, Laura, have two adult children.


Successful Step-parenting - Speaker: Teri Ussery, MA, CLC (Room 2110)

Teri and her husband lead a ministry to blended families called Family re:Design. Teri has a bachelor’s degree in Education and a Masters in Theology. She is a certified Life Coach and Level I certified trainer for Leading from Your Strengths, a personality strengths assessment for marriages, families, and leadership teams. With many years of ministry, Teri has a passion to equip and empower marriages and blending and single parent families. Teri and her husband, Kenneth, are parents to four adult children and one high school senior.