July 14, 1999
Churches recognized for contributions
___WICHITA FALLS--Five Hispanic Baptist churches received honors as the top contributors to the Cooperative Program unified budget during the 89th annual meeting of the Hispanic Baptist Convention, June 28-30.
___Glenn Majors, director of Cooperative Program services for the Baptist General Convention of Texas, presented certificates and plaques to representatives of the churches.
___The top churches were:
___ 1-50 resident members: Mision Bautista Nueva Vida in Mount Pleasant; Jose L. Mancera, pastor. The church gave $2,452 through the CP.
___ 51-100 resident members: Primera Iglesia Bautista in Mathis; Robert M. Salinas, pastor; $5,129.
___ 101-150 resident members: First Mexican Baptist Church in Dallas; Rudy Sanchez, pastor; $18,806.
___ 151-250 resident members: Iglesia Bautista Stonegate in Alice; Alfredo G. Benavides, pastor; $11,137.
___ 251 or more resident members: Primera Iglesia Bautista in Corpus Christi; Mateo Rendon, pastor; $19,553.
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