Wayland Baptist University President Bobby Hall tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The No Need Among You conference—originally scheduled as a three-day in-person event in Fort Worth—will be a one-day hybrid conference on Oct. 15.
Wayland Baptist University served as host site for COVID-19 drive-through testing. Howard Payne University held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Newbury Family Welcome Center.
Dallas Baptist University presented a $1,750 donation to Mission Arlington. Within a few weeks of its launch, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s COVID-19 Student Relief Fund raised $37,000. Now, two companies are offering matching grants to help support students affected by the pandemic.
New pastor of First Baptist Church in Bandera noted.
Staff changes affect churches in Waco, Plano and Sealy.
Staff changes noted for churches in Hurst, Lipan and Garland.
William E. “Bill” Thorn, former Texas Baptist pastor and university president, died June 22 in San Angelo. He was 97.
Donald Lee Cone, Baptist pastor and chaplain, died June 8. He was 85.
Roy Aubry Kornegay Jr., Texas Baptist minister of education and associational director of missions, died April 6. He was 82.