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    Part-time youth pastor empathizes with the less fortunate, prisoners during lent

Part-time youth pastor empathizes with the less fortunate, prisoners during lent

When Kent McKeever thought about what he was going to forego for this spring’s Lent season, his image was the first thing to come to his mind. After considering what impact it could have on his life and in the community around him, he didn’t look back.

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Alpha Tau Omega, Mission Waco host charity 5K run

The Baylor chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity will hold their third annual Race One 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday at Jubilee Park with a fun run following at 8:45 a.m.

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Baylor raises awareness and funds for the poor through the series of physical team events

The Baylor fitness and intramural departments have teamed up with Mission Waco to hold the Mission Waco Urban X Team Challenge at 8:45 a.m. May 3 at Mission Waco Jubilee Theater located at 1315 N. 15th St. The competition will help raise awareness and funds for Mission Waco by holding a competition.

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    Students shirt up to give back

Students shirt up to give back

Misprinted T-shirts are tacked to the walls, along with Baylor paraphernalia and a cardboard cutout of Batman.

Oversized couches with large tears line the walls. Perhaps the kind found on front lawns with “for free” signs taped to them.

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    Mission Waco, Jubilee Theatre host Valentine’s dinner

Mission Waco, Jubilee Theatre host Valentine’s dinner

This Valentine’s Day, couples and singles alike can attend a special dinner and show hosted by Mission Waco and Jubilee Theatre.

Mission Waco’s World Cup Café and Jubilee Theatre are putting on an event called “Love Chronicles” on Friday.

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    Dorrell: It’s about broken communities, not theology

Dorrell: It’s about broken communities, not theology

Hesitant to be pegged as a theologian, Dr. Jimmy Dorrell, a part-time lecturer at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, said his ideology stems from an urgency to maintain a practical Christian faith and not from a desire to engage in theological discussion.

“I’ve always hated intelligent, fluffy theology,” he said. “If it’s true, I have to learn how to live out of it.”

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Kings Club teaches Waco kids about Christianity, Christmas

Baylor Urban Missions is giving children of the Waco community a chance to have fun while learning more about Christianity and the Christmas story.

The Baylor children’s ministry group, Kings Club is partnered with Mission Waco. Kings Club has separated into two groups to further interact, teach and play with the children at Kate Ross and Ashton Oaks Apartments.

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    Mission Waco gives homeless traditional Thanksgiving

Mission Waco gives homeless traditional Thanksgiving

Mission Waco is giving the less fortunate a chance to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with dinner and worship at their annual Thanksgiving Meal With the Homeless.

Starting at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the Meyer Center in Waco, Mission Waco is inviting the homeless people of the community to come and partake in traditional festivities.

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    Gut Pak Run features slightly bigger food, more competition

Gut Pak Run features slightly bigger food, more competition

Run 2.2 miles. Eat 1.87 pounds of Gut Pak.

That is the challenge that some runners faced at the second annual Gut Pak Run on Saturday.

Two women and 20 men from Baylor and surrounding communities accepted that challenge, out of the 105 total participants, and ate a large gut pak while running the race.

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    Mission Waco hosts annual banquet

Mission Waco hosts annual banquet

Five Baylor students and two Baylor-associated organizations received recognition for their volunteer work at the Mission Waco Mission World banquet Tuesday.

The students won Volunteer of the Year awards. Brooks Residential College and Zeta Zigga Zamma received special recognition.

The awards give the nonprofit a chance to recognize its volunteers, said Seth Dorrell, director of Mission World and volunteer director.

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