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2014-04-09 12:27:50

Race Benefiting Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity Will Wind through Downtown and Uptown DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, covering six blocks of downtown, will host a four-mile run in the city on the Saturday before Easter. An inaugural event for the church, the First Dallas Easter Run, which will benefit the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, will be held April 19. The course will begin and end at the Jeffress Fountain Plaza on...

2013-05-29 23:16:22

Missouri Baptist Convention held a proactive statewide disaster relief simulation May 3-4, 2013 in Jefferson City to better prepare Missouri Disaster Relief volunteers for when real disasters strike. Jefferson City, MO (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The weather was calm, cool and clear--far from tornado weather. But that didn´t stop more than 200 Missouri Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers from churches across Missouri from converging on Jefferson City as if a Joplin-scale disaster had struck. In...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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