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David Dykes Servant Leadership Award & ETBU Scholarship Dinner

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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East Texas Baptist University is honored to host the David Dykes Servant Leadership Award & Scholarship Dinner on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Green Acres Crosswalk Conference Center, located at 1607 Troup Highway, Tyler, Texas 75701, where we will gather to pay tribute to the outstanding servant leadership of Dr. David Dykes.

Dr. Dykes, through his pastoral ministry at Green Acres Baptist Church and his dedicated community service in Tyler and across the East Texas region, has exemplified the principles of Christian servant leadership. This scholarship dinner aims to celebrate and acknowledge his contributions while fostering a spirit of servant leadership within our community.

The generous support and investment from partners like you play a pivotal role in advancing the mission of East Texas Baptist University. Your contribution will directly impact our ability to equip and empower students to become committed Christian servant leaders in their vocational callings. As we strive to fulfill God's purposes at ETBU, your partnership becomes an integral part of this transformative journey.

Your sponsorship will not only contribute to the success of this meaningful gathering but will also showcase your dedication to fostering Christian leadership and community service.

If you have questions about the available sponsorships, feel free to call the University Advancement office at 903.923.2071 or email advancement@ETBU.edu.

Dr. David Dykes
Dr. David Dykes
Pastor Emeritus | Green Acres Baptist Church, Tyler, TX

David Dykes served as the Senior Pastor of Green Acres Baptist Church from 1991 to 2021. He now serves as Pastor Emeritus of Green Acres. Dr. Dykes is a prolific author and an outstanding preacher. David and his wife, Cindy, have two daughters and four grandchildren. David enjoys reading, writing, playing golf and leading inspirational tours to Israel. Pastor David has been preaching since 1970 and is committed to the verse-by-verse teaching of God’s Word. He believes in the power of God’s Spirit energizing God’s Word for God’s people.

Available Sponsorships

$30,000 | Presenting Sponsor
  • Three banquet tables of eight
  • Presenting sponsor signage with name and logo
  • On-stage sponsor introduction
  • Verbal recognition at banquet
  • Table signage recognition
  • Full page ad | Inside front cover of the program
  • Name and logo recognition on the video screen
  • Appreciation gift bag for table guests
$25,000 | Dinner Sponsor
  • Two banquet tables of eight
  • Presenting sponsor signage with name and logo
  • On-stage sponsor introduction
  • Verbal recognition at banquet
  • Table signage recognition
  • Full page ad | Inside back cover of the program
  • Name and logo recognition on the video screen
  • Appreciation gift bag for table guests
$10,000 | Diamond Sponsor
  • One banquet tables of eight
  • Verbal recognition at banquet
  • Table sponsor recognition
  • Quarter page ad in the program
  • Appreciation gift bag for table guests
$5,000 | Platinum Sponsor
  • One banquet tables of eight
  • Verbal recognition at banquet
  • Table sponsor recognition
  • Name and logo recognition in the program
  • Appreciation gift bag for table guests
$2,500 | Gold Sponsor
  • One banquet tables of eight
  • Table sponsor recognition
  • Name and logo recognition in the program
$1,000 | Silver Sponsor
  • One banquet tables of eight
  • Table sponsor recognition

Individual Tickets

Individual tickets are available for purchase for $100 each.

Green Acres Crosswalk Conference Center
Name/Title Division Phone
Dr. Scott Bryant
Vice President for Advancement and Administrative Affairs
Advancement 903.923.2069 Send Message View Bio