Southern Baptist Historical Society contributions update. (News Notes).The SBHS SBHS San Benito High School (Hollister, California)
SBHS South Brunswick High School (New Jersey)
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SBHS Sydney Boys' High School (Sydney, Australia) is pleased to announce that financial contributions from Baptist state conventions / history programs and from colleges and universities to the SBHS's operating budget Noun 1. operating budget - a budget for current expenses as distinct from financial transactions or permanent improvements
budget items, operating cost, operating expense, overhead - the expense of maintaining property (e.g. have reached an all-time high in 1999. The SBHS deeply appreciates such gifts and uses them wisely. As of October 8:
1. Thirteen state conventions/ history programs have donated $40,260 in 1999, an 82.7 percent increase over all of 1998. The Baptist General Convention of Texas The Baptist General Convention of Texas is the oldest surviving Baptist convention in the state of Texas. Background
There were Baptists among the first Anglo-American settlers of Texas, but under Spain (and later Mexico), non-Catholic religious worship was prohibited. remains the largest contributor.
2. Nineteen colleges and universities have donated $16,125, a 50.3 percent increase over all of 1998. Schools which have given for the first time in 1999 include: Anderson (SC), Belmont (TN), Howard Payne (TX), Judson (AL), Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX), Missouri Baptist (MO), Ouachita (AR), Southwest Baptist (MO), Union (TN), and Wayland (TX). Further, Georgetown (KY) has pledged $1000 by December 31.
3. In addition, church gifts are growing and will likely break the record by year's end. Many new churches have contributed to the SBHS's operating budget for the first time in 1999: Calvary Baptist Church, Hannibal, MO; the First Baptist Churches of Dothan, AL, Decatur, GA, and West Point, MS; Haddock Baptist Church, Haddock, GA; St. Charles Avenue St. Charles Avenue is a thoroughfare in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the home of the world famous St. Charles Streetcar Line. It is also famous for the hundreds of mansions that adorn the tree-lined boulevard for much of the Uptown section of the route. Baptist Church, New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded , LA; the University Baptist Churches of Fort Worth, TX, and Shawnee, OK; Wilshire Baptist Church, Dallas, TX; and Woodmont Baptist Church, Nashville, TN.
The society's five primary means of raising money include: contributions, member dues, product sales, endowment earnings, and its Baptist History Book Publishing book publishing. The term publishing means, in the broadest sense, making something publicly known. Usually it refers to the issuing of printed materials, such as books, magazines, periodicals, and the like. Program (currently being designed and promoted).