BRIDGE MINISTRY OF BURTON, TEXAS

Our mission is to build a bridge between racial, cultural, educational, and economic divisions within the community.

Taylor Whittaker

Executive Director

Bridge Ministry of Burton, Texas

The Corner Shoppe

Volunteers and staff

Come visit us Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Our History

 

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

Ivenus Garcia

Carol Gaskamp

Madeline Johnson, co-secretary

Tracy Patterson, co-secretary

Gary Rothermel

Pastor Marcus Snowden, vice president

 

Staff

 

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