Partnership: A New
Spiritual Renewal Retreat
for Women in Minstry
10/24/14 – 10/25/14
Texas Church College
New Braunfels, TX
11/6/14 – 11/7/14
San Antonio, TX
11/7/14 – 11/8/14
A special weekend for Special Friends
by Leah Allen — October 25, 2014
CEDAR HILL—The 2014 Special Friends Retreat, hosted by Texas Baptists’ Preschool and Children’s Ministries, brought lots of smiles and laughter along with the opportunity for participants to share their talents on-stage.
The retreat for the mentally challenged of ages 12 and older took place at two locations – one in Floydada on Sept. 12-13, with about 90 campers, and another in Cedar Hill on Oct. 3-4, with 350 campers.
Participants made crafts, learned about parts of the world in Bible studies, performed their talents in a talent show and engaged in worship and music.
In Cedar Hill, at Mount…
Our Annual Church Profile (ACP) is to enable your church to examine its progress of ministry and growth. As you cooperatively share this information associations, state conventions and Baptist agencies are better able to assist your congregation in all areas of church life. This profile can be filled out manually or submitted online by November 30, 2014.
As the peak of summer heat has already passed in Lebanon, most residents are gearing up for winter while many refugees are preparing just to survive. Texas Baptists have the opportunity to help provide warmth to the refugees through a partnership with the Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development (LSESD) whose mission is to serve the church in Lebanon and the Arab World through spiritual, social and educational development.
In this edition of Texas Baptist Magazine, learn more about lives changed through soccer tournaments in Guadalajara, Bible Drill in local churches, college students sharing the Gospel around the globe with Go Now Missions, the impact of the Hispanic Education Initiative and more. See a calendar of upcoming events, the Texas Baptist resources available to you and your church and a great word about giving your first fruits from our Executive Director David Hardage.
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