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Baptist Student Union
Hattiesburg, MS, June 16, 2014 - A group from William Carey University’s Baptist Student Union left on June 13 for an 18-day mission trip to Brazil. While there, the group is partnering with the International Mission Board (IMB) as part of “The Cross at the Cup” ministry. Student volunteers from all over the U.S. will minister to indigenous people groups and orphanages, as well as those in Brazil for the FIFA World Cup June 12 - July 13. The WCU BSU group will have an opportunity to attend some of the World Cup matches, as well.
Dr. Tim Glaze, director of BSU, and Shane Thrash, assistant director of BSU, are leading the WCU group. The students participating in the mission trip are Benjamin Austin of Zachary, LA.; Doris Bynum of Hattiesburg; James Carson of Hattiesburg; Margaret Edney of Vicksburg; Macie Foreman of Rayne, LA.; Andrew Glaze of Hattiesburg; James Hollingsworth III of Hattiesburg; Lauren Hummel of Hattiesburg; Hannah Hunter of Meridian; Jeremy Loris of Moss Point; Brooke Morgan of Hickory; Brooke Nicole Padgett of Purvis; Willa-Ann Renard of Cushing, OK., and Richard Sain of Crestview, FL.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 10, 2013 - Pictured are (left to right) Dr. Tim Glaze, director of Baptist Student Union (BSU) at William Carey University, Dr. Rebekah Naylor, global health care consultant for Baptist Global Response, and Shane Thrash, assistant director of BSU at WCU, before Dr. Naylor spoke at WCU’s chapel service on October 9. Dr. Naylor, who served as a missionary to India through the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention for 37 years, was the featured guest speaker throughout BSU’s Global Opportunities Week, which concluded with the Missions Banquet on October 10. Over the tenure of her missionary career in India, she used her M.D. degree and medical background to organize training programs in allied health disciplines, set up accredited residency training programs for doctors, and establish the Rebekah Ann Naylor School of Nursing.
William Carey University’s Baptist Student Union (BSU) will host the 2012 Mission Banquet on Thursday, October 11 at 5 p.m. in the Student Conference Center. The theme is “Mission Possible,” and the guest speaker is Melody Harper, International Mission Board Campus Strategist of the Southern Baptist Convention. The event is free of charge, with donations accepted. All contributions will go towards BSU’s summer mission goal of $10,013.
Tickets are available in WCU’s BSU house. For more information, call (601) 318-6161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.