Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers completed their work in Bowie after completing 118 chainsaw jobs, removing downed trees and broken limbs from homes following a tornado that hit Montague County on May 22.
East Texas Baptist University faculty, staff and community members covered the unfinished walls of the new Chapel on the Hill in blessings of Scripture and prayers. The Hardin-Simmons University board of trustees approved a $51.7 million budget for 2020-21 and several undergraduate degree programs during its May meeting.
More than 600 vehicles participated in a May 15 commencement parade honoring DBU graduates. HPU and ETBU announce tuition discounts.
Staff changes noted for churches in Hurst, Lipan and Garland.
The pastor of First Baptist Church in Gustine becomes missionary for Heart of Texas Baptist Network .
Jim Young moves from TBM to Inmate Discipler Fellowship.
Paula Barry Jeser, who served two decades as executive director of Christian Women’s Job Corps in El Paso, died May 19. She was 72.
Rebecca (Becky) Lynn Ellison of Waco, Christian Women’s Job Corps/Christian Men’s Job Corps consultant for Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas, died May 16. She was 58.
Samuel Eugene Underwood, pastor of First Baptist Church in Farmers Branch more than 29 years, died April 24 at his home in Carrollton after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 68.