Global Ministry Opportunities

Pray for Ometepethe Mission Trip to Ometepe, Nicaragua. Seven people left Houston September 27 and will return October 6. Two members of the team are from San Jacinto Baptist Association, Executive Director Randy Gilchrist and Wes Freeman from First Baptist Church, Highlands. The other five team members are from Dallas Baptist Church, Dallas, Pennsylvania.



Bucket Project

Baptist global Response exists to connect people who care with people in need! Through The Bucket Project: Hospice Kit churches around the U.S. are meeting the critical needs of people overseas who are suffering in the last stages of terminal illness. The Hospice Kit is a 5-gallon plastic bucket filled with health and hygiene supplies. The cost of assembling a kit runs between $80 and $100—depending on what you find on sale. Everything you need to start this campaign in your church is on the website: Be sure to look for the “Leader Packet” which will give you tons of resources to promote this project. It is located under the Media tab.

Texas Coordinators for this project are Franklin and Paula Kilpatrick. Their contact information is 713.472.6571 or The local collection point is First Baptist Church of Jacinto City, 10701 Wiggins, St., Houston.

The Bucket Project 2013


Shoes Orphan Souls

Shoes for Orphan Souls, the largest humanitarian aid project of Buckner International, provides new shoes and socks to orphans and vulnerable children in the United States and throughout the world. Consider conducting a shoe drive in your church or department. For complete information go to or call 1.866.774.shoe.