Partners, January 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two Lipscomb students with ties to East Tennessee — Hailey Bryant Eason and Allissa Leudemann — collected two truckloads of donations and nearly $400 to benefit Gatlinburg wildfire victims.
“I have precious memories from that area, and watching it burn truly broke my heart,” Eason said. “I felt God was calling me to help, even in just a small way.”
LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
LUBBOCK, Texas — Lubbock Christian took a different approach to the global #GivingTuesday movement.
Instead seeking donations, the university asked alumni, supporters and friends to pray for Lubbock Christian’s students.
“What a wonderful gift for a place that believes in the power of prayer,” President Tim Perrin said.
OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Christian recently dedicated a new nursing classroom in honor of Donna Eckhart, a pediatric nurse who inspired patients with her constant love and care. She died in 2012.
SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
TERRELL, Texas — James Maxwell, Southwestern’s vice president, is putting together a book of sermons featuring 25 ministers.
The “God’s Grace” project will benefit the scholarship program at Southwestern, a historically black college associated with Churches of Christ.
The books, which will be available in January, are $20 each plus $5 for shipping. Send checks or money orders to: Dr. James Maxwell, P.O. Box 1072, Terrell, TX 75160.
CHRISTIAN CARE SENIOR LIVING
ALLEN, Texas — About 250 people attended the recent grand opening of Christian Care Senior Living Communities’ new facilities in this Dallas suburb.
The services include retirement cottages, assisted living apartments and “memory care” assisted living apartments, spokeswoman Holly Titsworth said.
The Greenville Oaks Church of Christ in Allen donated land behind its building for Christian Care-Allen.