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One + One Launch

February 22, 2018

Last Saturday morning, leaders in public school advocacy gathered in support of a new initiative that will connect faith communities with every Dallas ISD school. One+One, as it’s called, was born of a partnership among Pastors For Texas Children, First United Methodist Church of Dallas, Dallas ISD and the Dallas... read more

By Fran Lobpries, Donor Relations Dallas Bethlehem Center Early education has been at the heart of Dallas Bethlehem Center (DBC) from the beginning. Today, DBC supports programming for 56 children, ranging from six-week old babies to three-year old of toddlers. DBC’s out of school, summer camp, and computer lab classes... read more

The Corners of Flood Relief

October 4, 2017

By Rev. Holly Bandel Shelia was strong and courageous - the homeowner we met on our September trip to Baton Rouge. Our team was taken by her presence and story. She has been living with family members since the floods in August 2016. Six feet of water had come into... read more

“Compassion is not sympathy or pity. Compassion is when I invite your pain into my heart and then push it out through my hands. We can’t just sit with pain and eat a lot of carbs. Compassion comes from feeling that tenderness inside us and letting it move us to... read more

Rise: Mission Now

September 27, 2017

The Rise Fund was instituted to collect funds throughout the year for annual distribution to partner non-profit agencies. But when a tornado tore through the town of Moore, OK, the Rise Fund committee began exploring ways to respond to unforeseen emergencies and MissionNow was born. Mission Now collects fund for... read more