Saturday, May 9, 2015

Ben Tibbs is speaker for Men’s Prayer Breakfast at St. Francis of Assisi

"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity." Psalms 133:1.

Mr. Ben Tibbs, Councilman and Vice President of the Board for the Economic Development Corporation 4B for the City of Hempstead, and Chairman of the Waller County Democrats is the speaker for the Men's Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 204 Dooley Street.

Mr. Tibbs will speak on “Men of Character-Men of Velvet and Steel” using the scripture from Genesis 1:26-31.

Mr. Tibbs received his early education in Mineral Wells and is a graduate of Mineral Wells High School. He holds the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Sociology from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth and the Master of Divinity from Texas Christian University and is a licensed and ordained United Methodist Minister. He has pastored Churches all across Central Texas and retired from full time preaching from First UMC in Hempstead. Mr. Tibbs continues to preach and fill the pulpit for Pastors when they are absent for various reasons. He moved to Hempstead in 1989 and owned and operated the Texas Burger through 1995 when he sold the business and took up employment with Valero Energy Corporation as area manager for eight stores.

Mr. Tibbs was first elected to the Hempstead City Council in 2009 and is serving his third term. His other civic engagements include Elected Chair for the Waller County Democrats, President of the Austin/Waller Camp of Gideons International, and three time President of Waller County Democratic Club.

You will have an opportunity to ask questions and make comments on issues you feel that impact young people today.

We would be delighted to have you join us for this free event and ask that you invite and bring a friend with you.

Please confirm at 936-857-3272 or email: as we are expecting a larger turnout to hear the judge speak.

You are also invited to worship with us on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. for our worship service.

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