Mission Outreach

 

 

Tue
07
Apr

Two local groups on a 'Mission' to feed during COVID-19 crisis

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Rev. George Perry and Julie Boyd, working with Mission Marble Falls, are among volunteers continuing to serve the free hot takeout meals during lunch on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (pictured here on April 3) at 1701 Broadway Ave. in Marble Falls.

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

A local church and a non-profit organization have both made it their mission to work in tandem to do God's work as they serve the hungry, even in the midst of concerns about the coronavirus.

“We've got to-go only meals. We ask everybody to please come out,” volunteer Rev. George Perry said.

Perry, who is a volunteer with Mission Marble Falls, also serves as the pastor for St. Frederick Baptist Church in Marble Falls.

Wed
19
Feb

Mission Outreach to host Black History Month event

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Mission Outreach representative Bessie Jackson accepted a welcomed Black History Month proclamation by Marble Falls Mayor John Packer on Feb. 18 during a regular city council meeting. Jackson invited the public to the Mission Outreach Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 22 at St. Frederick Baptist Church, featuring soul food, music and descendants' speeches.

 

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

Well-documented, celebrated and steeped in rich culture, the history of black residents in Marble Falls will unfold during the upcoming Mission Outreach 2020 Black History Month event, hosted at St. Frederick Baptist Church.

The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the church, 301 Avenue N. in Marble Falls.

Since 1986, organizers have worked to make the event a reminder for long-time residents and to introduce the history to newcomers and younger generations. …

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