Tax Deductible Donation


Can be made to:  Briarwood Retreat Center, 670 Copper Canyon Rd., Argyle, TX  76226. Each gift becomes

a stone that builds on the foundation of Christ.  The giving levels in our "Building on the Foundation of Christ"

giving are:

  • $2000 or more per year - Keystone Partner

  • $1000 to $1999 - Cornerstone Partner

  • $500 to $999 - Living Stone Partner

  • <$500 - River Stone Partner


Foundation partners are individual, families, businesses, organizations, and congregations that help Briarwood keep its commitment to affordable Christ centered programs.  These donors contribute annually so that campers may continue to be provided all of the benefits of Briarwood programs without regard to financial ability.


Gifts can be made by check, credit card, or automatic withdrawal from checking or savings accounts.  Contact Matt Baumhardt, Operations Director, at 940-241-2099 or by email at for more information.

In-kind donations are also greatly appreciated.  


Click to see the current in-kind "Wish List."


Below is a link to our  secure online giving system with Vanco Services, one of the most trusted companies for making electronic donations.  This system will allow you to make an electronic donation through their site using your Checking account or Credit Card.  We at Briarwood are truly grateful for your generosity and we hope that this system saves you time and energy in the process.

Amazon Smile Program

Support Briarwood by shopping Amazon at and choosing Briarwood Lutheran Ministries as your charity of choice! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Briarwood as your organization of choice.


Adopt a (Fill-in-the-Blank)!!


Individuals. groups, and congregations are "adopting" different rooms, cabins, and lodges as we remodel and update our facilities.  For $2,000, you can adopt a Quail Run room.  This will cover the cost of completely redoing a room, including patching and painting, new tile floor, new fixtures, and updates to the room's bathroom OR you can adopt a cabin like Bethany Lutheran Church of Dallas did.  They adopted THREE cabins in Oak Grove which are have been completely rebuilt from the ground up.


For more information on how to adopt a "fill-in-the-blank," contact our office at 940-241-2099 or by email at

How YOU Can Support Briarwood

Thank you to all our supporters!

Your gifts make Summer Camp affordable for

all kids!

Thrivent Choice


Last year alone, Thrivent Financial provided more than $100 million to help congregations, communities and individuals in need. Members who own Thrivent Financial products help make this support possible.  Thrivent Choice lets you recommend where some of Thrivent Financial's charitable outreach funds go by directing Choice Dollars.


Click here to go to the Thrivent Choice web site and more information on the Thrivent Choice program.  You can designate your Thrivent Choice dollars to Briarwood either online or by calling Thrivent at 800-THRIVENT (800-847-4836).

Attend a Golf or Gala benefitting Briarwood


Click on one of the next two tabs in the Support Briarwood drop down and learn about our Gala or our Golf Outing. Both are great fundraisers for our ministries and help us to keep camp affordable for all kids!