Texas Baptists promote educational initiatives for Sept. 18 giving day
by Leah Allen — September 17, 2014
DALLAS -Texas Baptists are taking part in North Texas Giving Day on Sept. 18 by highlighting two initiatives in the North Texas community. Funds given toward the Baptist General Convention of Texas will help build an outdoor classroom at Truett Elementary School in Dallas and a new Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) building at the University of North Texas (UNT) in Denton.
As stated on northtexasgivingday.org, “North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event that provides nonprofits opportunity to gain expose to—and start relationships with—new donors, and for people in North Texas to come together to raise as much…
Curious about Texas Baptist pastors? Get to know Pastor of Community Missionary Baptist Church, Oscar Epps. Family man, football lover, president of the African American Fellowship and Chaplain to Desoto, TX Police Department, Epps lives life to the fullest both in and out of the pulpit.
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