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I Am Wilshire: Dorothy Burrus

Hometown: Tulsa; Present City: Dallas; Education: Doctorate in education, Oklahoma State University; Tell us about your family. My husband, Hershel, and I met in college at OSU. We got married in 1941, and he left shortly after to serve in the Army during World War...

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Prayer Notes

Wilshire Prayer Notes: April 13 - 19. Friends and Family Concerns: Caroline Benson, niece of Tanya Benson, neurological condition (4/16)  Patricia Cole Saenz, sister-in-law of Joyce Harris, beginning cancer treatments (4/15)  Connie Lawson, sister-in-law of Gayle...

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Preparing for Worship

By Scott Spreier. Breathe in ... breathe out .... If you’ve come to worship this morning under a dark cloud, you’re not alone. ’Tis the season of scapegoating; a season in which we twist Christ’s assertion that it’s “more blessed to give ...” and anoint evil and blame...

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I Am Wilshire: Gina Waterman

Hometown: Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey; Present City: Garland; Education: B.S. Technical Communication, Rochester Institute of Technology; Profession: Grief recovery specialist/coach; Tell us about your family. I am mom to Kenneth, 19. He attends the Notre Dame School,...

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Current News

New here? Get some Time with Tim on April 21Time with Tim, an informal chance for guests and new members to meet and visit with Senior Pastor Timothy Peoples, will be held April 21 at 9:45 a.m. in Timothy’s office. Contact Carolyn Murray. Adopt-a-Book for Library,...

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Inclusion & Diversity Study Group

In 2015, Wilshire’s deacons appointed a study group to address questions about LGBTQ inclusion in the church. Known as the Inclusion and Diversity Study Group (IDSG), these individuals worked deliberately and methodically for 18 months before making a recommendation...

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I Am Wilshire: Laurie Diffee

Hometown: Dallas; Present City: Dallas; Education: B.S. in education, Baylor University; Profession: IT Engineer at GuideStone Financial Resources (formerly the Annuity Board of the Southern Baptist Convention); Tell us about your family. My husband, Mike, and I have...

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Wilshire to join in gun violence advocacy project

In 2023, Wilshire advocacy partner Texas Impact launched Vidas Robadas (Stolen Lives), a project to reduce gun violence by memorializing its victims through public installations. By displaying T-shirts that name or represent victims in Dallas County, the effort will...

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I Am Wilshire: Mary Lu Hare

Hometown: Dallas; Present City: Fort Worth; Education: B.A., Marketing, Texas Woman’s University; M.P.A., Texas A&M University; I start my M.P.H. online this fall with Boston University. Profession: Senior manager for scientific sessions program at American Heart...

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