Texas Tidbits: Shalom Builders launching

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Texas Baptists launch construction ministry. The Texas Baptist disaster recovery office is launching Shalom Builders, a ministry to mobilize church and community groups with tool trailers and skilled construction volunteers. For more information, contact Marla Bearden at (214) 828-8382 or marla.bearden@texasbaptists.org or Gerald Davis at (214) 828-5392 or gerald.davis@texasbaptists.org.

Host sites needed for training. Texas Baptist Men is seeking associations or churches that would be willing to serve as hosts for training events for first-time volunteers in Restorative Justice Ministry. Bill Glass Champions for Life ministry has asked Inmate Discipler Fellowship, a partner ministry of TBM whose materials are made available through the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions, to provide follow-up for all inmates who make professions of faith in Christ during prison crusades. Significant numbers of volunteers will be needed to fulfill requests. Interested churches or associations can contact Don Gibson at don.gibson@texasbaptistmen.org or (214) 275-1111.

Texas Baptists develop international first-responder teams. The Baptist General Convention of Texas disaster recovery office is seeking firefighters, emergency medical technicians, police officers, nurses and physicians who are interested in being part of a special force of first responders to international disasters. For more information, contact Chris Liebrum at (214) 828-5292 or chris.liebrum@texasbaptists.org or click here

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