August Mission Project: Back-To-School Drive

by Brandi Jones on July 22, 2021 in Blog

If your missions-discipleship group is interested in partnering with Texas Baptists River Ministry, here are two ways you can join us in the Kingdom work along the border this August:

Gather & Ship School Supplies:
Each year, Texas Baptists River Ministry Missionary Vanessa Quintanilla-Lerma strives to distribute 1,000 backpacks full of supplies to students living along the Texas-Mexico border. Send an email to rgv.riverministry[at] to receive additional details.

  • Backpack
  • Colored Pencils
  • Box of Crayons
  • 3 Composition Notebooks
  • 5 Folders with Prongs
  • 1 Package of Wide-Ruled Paper
  • 12 Pencils
  • Scissors
  • 2 Red Pens
  • 6 Black Pens
  • Erasers
  • 2 Glue Sticks/1 Glue Bottle
  • 2 Spiral Notebooks
  • 1 Pack of Index Cards
  • 2 Highlighters
  • 1 Binder 1”

Join Texas Baptists River Ministry Missionary Vanessa Quintanilla-Lerma every Monday at 10 am and 10 pm in prayer. Send an email to rgv.riverministry[at] to receive updates.

  • Pray that in the midst of this we can share God’s hope and love.
  • Pray for the body of Christ so we can boldly and efficiently share the hope of Christ. That we may minister and build relationships with the families.
  • Pray for the families so their needs may be met. Many are unemployed, barely getting back to work but continue to struggle financially.
  • Pray for children’s safety at home.
  • Pray for children as they return to school in the fall.
  • Pray for the immigrant families waiting on their court dates and that their needs be met.
  • Pray for the government officials and frontlines for strength and wisdom.
  • Pray for the sick. Pray for my family as we continue to minister to others.

If you have any questions or would like more information about mission opportunities in Texas, contact us at wmutx[at] or call us at (214) 828-5150.

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