Students from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor served in the Cayman Islands. Representatives from the Howard Payne University Baptist Student Ministry ministered in New York City. Hardin-Simmons University psychology and counseling students learned about family structures in a different culture during a trip to India.
Students in the East Texas Baptist University School of Natural and Social Sciences traveled to China as a part of the Global Study and Serve Program. Students in Hardin-Simmons University’s physician assistants program competed at the National Medical Challenge Bowl.
Emily Morrow of First Baptist Church in Ponder has been selected as a national Acteens Panelist. After donating about 10,600 volunteer hours, Texas Baptist Men wrapped up disaster relief following a series of spring storms in Longview, San Angelo and Abilene.
Staff change noted for churches in Houston and Plano.
Pastoral changes noted for churches in Garland and Crawford.
Pastoral change noted for Abilene church.
Jo Ann Tackitt Maddox Graves, longtime pastor’s wife, died April 9 in Waco. She was 86.
Thomas Edward Ratcliff, former Texas Baptist pastor and missionary, died June 4 in Shreveport, La. He was 86.
James Dwayne Martin, former Baptist pastor, denominational worker and church fund-raiser, died May 19 in Pittsburg. He was 75.