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Texas Baptists leadership volunteers with TBM at vaccination site, opportunities for volunteers available

by Bonnie Shaw on March 10, 2021 in News

“We have people coming through all morning, and they all keep saying ‘thank you.’ But we want our service to reflect, ‘no, thank you.’”

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Governor Abbott announces end of mask mandate and other COVID-19 policies

by John Litzler on March 4, 2021 in COVID-19

Earlier this week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that, “it is now time to open Texas 100%.”

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Second round of PPP available to churches

by Texas Baptists Communications on January 19, 2021 in News

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been reopened by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide additional loans to nonprofit organizations, including churches, impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Important issues in the upcoming 87th Legislative Session

by Michael A Evans, Jr. on January 6, 2021 in News

Our political engagement extends far beyond the voting booth, and now the real work is about to begin.

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Texas Baptists hospital chaplain among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Houston

by Bonnie Shaw on December 15, 2020 in News

On Wednesday, Dec. 16, Texas Baptists-endorsed chaplain and River Ministry missionary Silvia Briones will be one of the first people in Texas to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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New church in McAllen focuses on discipleship and missions during the pandemic

by Victor Castillo on November 4, 2020 in News

“as far as the remotest part of the earth"

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Taking proactive measures to protect your church and neighbors during the pandemic

by Kalie Lowrie on July 16, 2020 in News

“The more that you can do proactively when it’s sunny before things get bad, the better."

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Governor Abbott issues facemask order among other changes

by John Litzler on July 9, 2020 in News

On Thursday, July 2, Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation amending Executive Order GA-28 (“GA-28”). GA-28 was originally put in place on June 26, but the increase of COVID-19 cases across the state led to the governor giving increased authority to local officials to regulate gatherings. At the same time, Gov. Abbott also issued a new executive order, Executive Order GA-29 (“GA-29”). GA-29 does not supersede GA-28, but provides new regulations in addition to GA-28. In other words, both GA-28 and GA-29 are governing orders, and both remain in effect. Texans must comply with both.

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Texas Baptist Executive Board moves 2020 Annual Meeting to online format

by Texas Baptists Communication on June 17, 2020 in News

The Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas held a special called business meeting on June 16 to consider changes to the 2020 Annual Meeting in light of the global pandemic.

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Stark College & Seminary equips a local church with technology tools during COVID-19

by Katie Best-Richmond on June 17, 2020 in News

“I don’t think we would have gotten into live streaming if we hadn’t received the cooperation of the class."

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