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ETBU shares holiday cheer locally and globally

December 5, 2020

ETBU SHARES HOLIDAY CHEER LOCALLY AND GLOBALLY

East Texas Baptist University participated in its fifth annual Operation Christmas Child, an outreach program organized by Samaritan’s Purse. Although the event looked a little different this year, the heart behind it remained the same. The ministry involves filling shoeboxes with small toys, school supplies, and other items that are sent to children all over the world as a Christmas gift and a tangible reminder of God’s love for them.

ETBU Athletics share joy and blessings through Operation Christmas Child

November 21, 2019

ETBU Athletics shares joy and blessings through Operation Christmas Child

Each year, Samaritan’s Purse uses the Christmas season to share the Good News of Jesus Christ through their ministry, Operation Christmas Child. As part of the Samaritan’s Purse National Collection Week, East Texas Baptist University Tiger Athletics held the fourth annual Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Wrapping Party on Monday, November 18. Together, Tiger Athletics collected over 200 gift boxes for boys and girls through donations from over 400 student-athletes.

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.