PRESTIDGE ENDOWMENT MUSIC & WORSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Sam and Geneva Prestidge Endowment Fund


Dear Student,


Purpose

This fund is to be used to give financial assistance through the Prestidge Endowment Music & Worship Scholarship to a student preparing for full-time music and worship ministry at a Baptist university.


Background

The Sam and Geneva Prestidge Endowment Fund was established by the Singing Men of Texas to honor Sam and Geneva Prestidge for the influence they both have had on church music within the Baptist denomination and the state of Texas.

You can learn more about Sam and Geneva here.

 

Guidelines

The scholarship will be presented annually in the amount of $2,500 to a full-time student (Fall enrollment of 12 credit hours or more) who is preparing for full-time ministry in church music and worship. This scholarship may be used for tuition, room and board, books and fees. The applicant must be currently enrolled or will be enrolled in the next academic year at a Baptist university. First consideration will be given to applicants who will be attending a Texas Baptists University.

 

Thank You,

The Music & Worship Council of the Center for Church Health, BGCT

 

Applications must be submitted by February 15

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COMMITMENT TO A CALL TO MINISTRY





STATEMENT OF FAITH

  • That there is one God who is revealed in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit;
  • That Jesus Christ is the Head of the church;
  • The virgin birth of Christ, the eternal Son of God, who died for the sins of the world, was resurrected the third day, ascended to heaven, and is coming back;
  • That the Bible is God’s Word and truth without mixture of error;
  • That salvation is by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone;
  • The Priesthood of every believer and of all believers;
  • The urgent need to reach the lost with the good news of Jesus;
  • The sanctity of human life from conception to natural death;
  • That gender is a gift from God who creates every person of every race male and female in the Divine image and likeness;
  • That all people, fearfully and wonderfully made by God, have inherent dignity and inestimable worth and are to be treated with Christlike love;
  • That biblical marriage is one man and one woman in a covenant relationship with the Lord and with one another;
  • That the ordinances of the church are the Lord’s Supper and believer’s baptism;
  • The autonomy of the local church in governance and ordination.

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