Women’s World Day of Prayer Brunch to be Hosted at Baylor on Nov. 29

Nov. 16, 2018
Women’s World Day of Prayer Brunch

“Woven Together in Unity” event sponsored by WMU/Women’s Ministries of Waco, co-sponsored by Baylor’s Truett Seminary and Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society

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WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) — “Woven Together in Unity,” a Women’s World Day of Prayer Brunch, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Piper Great Hall of George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University. Featured speaker and guest of honor will be Carolyn Porterfield, former Missionary Journeyman in Japan and retiring Missional Lifestyle Leader for Texas Woman’s Missionary Union.

The event is sponsored by WMU/Women’s Ministries of Waco Regional Baptist Association and co-sponsored by Baylor’s Truett Seminary and Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society.

A Bible study and devotional will be led by Cheryl Segura Gochis, Baylor’s vice president of human resources who received a Woman’s Missionary Union scholarship as an undergraduate. Women involved in Waco’s Good Neighbor House will lead the prayer experience. Worship music will be provided by Joslyn Henderson, with Jan Cason accompanying on piano. Lexi English, First Lady of Greater Bosqueville Baptist Church, will provide the Scripture focus.

The event will begin with a light complimentary brunch at 9:30 a.m., followed by a program and prayer at 10 a.m. Reservations are preferred. To make a reservation, contact Kathy Hillman at Kathy_Hillman@baylor.edu or 254-749-5347.

Truett Seminary is located at 1100 S. Third St. Guest parking will be available in Dutton Avenue Garage, 1100 S. University Parks Drive on Baylor campus in visitor or non-reserved/untimed student spaces.

ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.

ABOUT GEORGE W. TRUETT THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary provides theological education leading to the Master of Divinity, the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, the Master of Theological Studies or the Doctor of Ministry degrees that are centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ and consistent with historic Baptist commitments to prepare persons to carry this gospel to the churches and the world. Within the M.Div. degree program, students can choose concentrations in Biblical Studies and Languages, Family Ministries, Ministry Leadership, World Christianity and Witness, Worship Leadership, Spiritual Formation, Sports Ministry and Theology. Truett Seminary also offers five Joint degree programs – an M.Div./MSW and MTS/MSW through a partnership with Baylor’s Garland School of Social Work, an M.Div./Master of Music through a partnership with the Baylor School of Music, an M.Div./MBA through a partnership with Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, an M.Div./J.D. degree through a partnership with Baylor Law and an M.Div./M.Ed. and M.Div./MA through a partnership with the Baylor School of Education. Visit www.baylor.edu/truett to learn more.

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