Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary will launch an extension campus in Houston. Howard Payne University’s Symphonic Band will present its 23nd annual American Music Spectacular April 24.
Dallas Baptist University celebrated 30 years of service to the university by Chancellor Gary Cook. Former U.S. Secretary of State Robert Gates will lecture at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, former Congressman Kent Hance will lecture at East Texas Baptist University and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros will speak at a fund-raiser for Baptist University of the Americas.
East Texas Baptist University held a series of events as a part of its annual Global Missions Week. Howard Payne University’s New Braunfels Center will host its HPU 5000, a 5K race April 7. Prizewinning poet Tyehimba Jess will read selections from his work at Hardin-Simmons University.
Staff changes noted at churches in Mertzon and Christoval.
Pastoral change noted for a church in San Angelo.
Staff changes noted for churches in Castroville and Houston.
Barbara Gage, a wife and mother to evangelists and partner in their ministries, died April 10 in Houston. She was 82.
Betty Ross Priesler Kelley of Wharton, who served Texas Baptists in a variety of volunteer capacities, died March 3. She was 86.
Ted Cromer, retired Baptist missionary and minister, died March 1 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. He was 93.