Hardin-Simmons University hosted a blood drive with Hendrick Regional Blood Center. The Mayborn College of Health Sciences at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor donated thousands of personal protective equipment items to the Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital.
Texas Baptist Men disaster relief emergency food-service and chainsaw volunteers were on the scene quickly after a tornado hit south of Graham, and they are providing for the needs of first responders during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Heights Church in Richardson received about 2,700 lbs. of nonperishable food and paper goods during a three-day collection to serve its community during the COVID-19 crisis. The Baptist General Convention of Texas has postponed all events for Texas Baptists through April 15. BaptistWay Press offers free downloadable Bible study resources.
Jim Young moves from TBM to Inmate Discipler Fellowship.
Staff change noted for Calvary Baptist Church in Abilene.
Staff change involving TBM and a church in Granbury noted.
Santiago Garcia Jr., retired pastor/evangelist, died April 3. He was 89.
Frank Denton, longtime Texas Baptist pastor, development officer and denominational executive, died Feb. 7. He was 93.
James Leo Garrett Jr., distinguished professor of theology emeritus at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, died Feb. 5 in Nacogdoches. He was 94.