Our mission is to build a bridge between racial, cultural, educational, and economic divisions within the community.
Bridge Ministry of Burton, Texas
The Corner Shoppe
Volunteers and staff
Come visit us Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Formed in 2010 by 13 inspired churches, we have been sharing God's love through action and giving. Bridge Ministry of Burton, Texas is a community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our mission is to build a bridge between racial, cultural, educational, and economic divisions within the community. Burton is a community of 300 residents with a population of 3,500 in the western Washington county service area. We have five ministry teams: children and youth, seniors, manna, helping hands, and community relations.
Board of Directors
Our dedicated Board of Directors meets monthly and provides daily or weekly stewardship and oversight of our programs and ministries.
Bill Comiskey, treasurer
Barbara Donnelly, president
Madeline Johnson, co-secretary
Tracy Patterson, co-secretary
Pastor Marcus Snowden, vice president
Betty Clark, The Corner Shoppe (Mondays to Wednesdays)
Velta Clifton, Volunteer Coordinator
Linda Knipstein, The Corner Shoppe (Thursdays to Saturdays)
Taylor Whittaker, Executive Director
Our Founding Churches
Bethany Christian Church
Christway Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church
First Baptist Church of Burton
Greenvine Baptist Church
Greenvine Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Hollow Springs Missionary Baptist Church
St. John's Missionary Baptist Church (now closed)
St. John's United Church of Christ
St. Mary's Baptist Church
St. Paul's Lutheran Church Rehberg
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
Zion Hill Baptist Church
Zion Lutheran Church