Advisory Council

The Caring Place was formed in 1985 because of the work of 11 local churches coming together with a common cause under the unifying umbrella of the Georgetown Ministerial Alliance. Click to learn more about Our History.

Twenty-three churches and organizations have since joined The Caring Place family through membership on the Advisory Council. The Advisory Council is tasked with ensuring that The Caring Place stays true to its original mission of helping families in economic crisis in Georgetown and rural Williamson County. Each member organization has one representative and one alternate representative on the Council, and is allowed one vote per organization. The Advisory Council meets at The Caring Place where representatives can interact with the staff, volunteers and board members on a quarterly basis.

The Caring Place bylaws require that 8 of the 15 members of the Board of Directors are either Caring Place volunteers or members of one of the organizations represented on the Advisory Council. Also, the five member Nominating Committee, formed each year to select new members of the Board of Directors, is comprised of 3 members of the Advisory Council and 2 from the Board.

There is no cost to join the Advisory Council, and membership is open to all interested churches, businesses and other organizations. Member organization agree to provide, and will encourage their membership to provide, regular donations of goods, services and financial support within their means. Member organizations also agree to publicize the purpose and programs of The Caring Place and will encourage their membership to support The Caring Place as volunteers.

For a Membership Application or more information, please contact Ginna O’Connor at 512-943-0701 or

2015 Officers:

President: Bonnie McNemar (Zion Lutheran Chruch)

Vice-President: Brenda Tyrrell (Santa Rosa Catholic Church)


The 2015 membership includes:

Apostolic Lighthouse Church

A.A.U.W.  (American Association of University Women)

Celebration Church

Christ Lutheran Church

Christ Presbyterian Church

Church of the Nazarene

Crestview Baptist Church

Faith Lutheran Church

First Presbyterian Church

First Baptist Church

First Texas Bank

First United Methodist Church

Georgetown Evening Lions Club

Grace Episcopal Church

Hill Country Bible Church

Hope United Church

Kiwanis Club of Sun City

Main Street Baptist Church

Macedonia Baptist Church

New Church Georgetown

Santa Rosa Catholic Church

San Gabriel Presbyterian Church

San Gabriel Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Sertoma Club

St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church

St. Helen Catholic Church

St. John’s United Methodist Church

St. Paul United Methodist Church

St. Peter Lutheran Church

Terranova Church

Unity Church of Georgetown

Wellspring United Methodist Church

The Worship Place

Zion Lutheran Church



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