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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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Dougherty expanding social ideas at banquet

Mission Waco volunteers will celebrate their past year of service to the Waco community on Tuesday.

The Mission Waco Banquet will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday in
Chisholm Hall of the Waco Convention Center.

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    Program to help Mission Waco in developing countries

Program to help Mission Waco in developing countries

A Baylor engineering professor and Mission Waco are partnering to form Six Eight Technologies, a new program of Mission Waco-Mission World that will offer training and opportunities for people who want to serve in a technical capacity in developing countries.

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ATO, Mission Waco co-host 5K race and run

Baylor fraternity Alpha Tau Omega is teaming up with Mission Waco this Saturday to host Race ONE, a one-mile walk/run and a 5K race.

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