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November 29, 2018

ETBU heralds the Christmas season with production of A Christmas Carol

The East Texas Baptist University Theatre Arts Department celebrated the holiday season with the performance of A Christmas Carol, a musical adaption for the stage of the story by Charles Dickens, at the Marshall Convention Center on Thursday, November 29 through Sunday, December 2. Directed by ETBU Associate Professor John Dement, the 31-person ensemble and 12-person pit orchestra consisted of University students, faculty, staff, and children from the Marshall community.

2018 A Christmas Carol Promotion

November 20, 2018

ETBU Theatre to perform A Christmas Carol

The East Texas Baptist University Theatre Arts Department will perform A Christmas Carol, a musical adaption for the stage of the story by Charles Dickens. The production will be held at the Marshall Convention Center on November 29-30 at 7:30 p.m. and December 1-2 at 2:30 p.m. Directed by ETBU Associate Professor John Dement, the 31-person ensemble is diligently working to prepare for the performances.

Three male student-athletes show the OCC boxes they put together

November 16, 2018

ETBU Athletics participates in Operation Christmas Child

East Texas Baptist University Tiger Athletics held the third annual Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Wrapping Party on Monday, November 12 as a part of the Samaritan’s Purse National Collection Week. Tiger Athletics collected 230 boxes for boys and girls through donations from over 500 student-athletes. Following the event, the boxes were delivered to Summit United Methodist Church in Marshall, Texas.

Christmas Child 2016

November 21, 2016

Student-athletes participate in Operation Christmas Child

The Christmas spirit came to East Texas Baptist University earlier than usual as the student-athletes participated in Operation Christmas Child this week. ETBU student-athletes came together with their gifts for boys and girls and wrapped them all in one night.

In the first year of the ETBU Athletic Operation Christmas Child Wrapping Party, the athletic department collected 181 boxes for boys and girls through donations from ETBU's 500 student-athletes. These boxes were then delivered to Summit United Methodist Church in Marshall.

December 2, 2015

ETBU Students, Staff Celebrate Upcoming Holiday Season

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER (12/1/15) - East Texas Baptist University students, staff and faculty know Jesus is the true reason for this upcoming holiday season, university President Blair Blackburn said Tuesday during the university's annual "Christmas on the Hill" celebration.

"We at East Texas Baptist University know that Christ is the true meaning behind Christmas," Blackburn said. "Christmas is about the hope, joy and love that comes from God through His son, Christ our savior."