Around the State: Carroll Institute colloquy

The B.H. Carroll Theological Institute will hold it fall colloquy Nov. 11 and 12 in the Wade Building of First Baptist Church at 301 South Center Street in Arlington. borchert130Gerald BorchertGerald Borchert, senior adjunct professor of New Testament at Carson-Newman College, will speak. He is the author of Worship in the New Testament. The colloquy will begin at 1:45 p.m. Monday and conclude with a meal at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The colloquy is free and open to the public, but there is a $10 charge for the meal. For more information or to register, click here.

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will hold its missions emphasis week Oct. 20-24. The theme of the week is “No Reserves. No Retreats. No Regrets.” More than 40 missionaries from 19 agencies and five continents will explain their work and inspire students. The missionaries will give seminars, speak to classes, participate in events and activities, and set up booths to share their calling.

East Texas Baptist University will hold Tiger Day Nov. 2. The free event is for high school and prospective transfer students and their families. Participants will tour the campus, meet faculty and students, receive admissions and financial aid information, and visit academic departments. Lunch is provided. Participants also will receive tickets for the football game at 2 p.m. For more information or to register, click here

Dallas Baptist University will hold a Patriot Preview for prospective students and their parents Nov. 2. A tour of the campus, meetings with faculty and administrators, and information concerning admissions, financial aid and campus life are planned for the event. The event is free for the student and up to two guests. For more information, click here

Breckenridge Village in Tyler will hold its annual Christmas in the Village celebration Nov. 23 from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Visitors can purchase gifts handmade by residents of the Village. The event also includes outdoor entertainment, games for children and a live nativity featuring Breckenridge Village residents. Breckenridge Village is a ministry of Baptist Child & Family Services for adults with intellectual disabilities.

Elso Garcia of Houston, a 1962 Howard Payne University graduate, received the José Rivas Distinguished Service Award during the university’s homecoming weekend. He was pastor of churches in Austin and Houston.

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