South Plains Chapter
Serving 18 counties in the South Plains region of West Texas
To learn more about our chapter,
About South Plains Chapter
Child Evangelism Fellowship® has been actively reaching children in Lubbock and surrounding counties for many years. We are thankful for our history and the lives of children impacted by the Gospel. Great things are happening today and the outreach is growing.
We partner with churches to reach children with the gospel message. So many children do not attend church, so we want to help local churches take the Gospel to boys & girls in the public schools through after-school Good News Clubs.
To learn more ...
please call us! We can make a presentation to your church, assist you in recruiting a team, provide training & curriculum and help you launch an outreach to children who need to hear about Jesus.
Our chapter is supported completely by individuals, churches, businesses, foundations...and by prayer!
If you're interested in becoming a financial partner, you can visit our donate now page.
South Plains Staff
South Plains Committee
Calvin Gray - Chairman
Doug Moore- Vice Chair/Treasurer
Ernest & Hallie Fish - Secretary
Ernest B. Fish was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He and his family
currently live in Lubbock, Texas. Ernest is twice retired---in 1964 as a Colonel from the
United States Army; and, ---in 2014 as Professor Emeritus from Texas Tech University.
He is currently a member of Southcrest Baptist Church in Lubbock where he serves as
a greeter and is a member of the deacon body. Ernest has been a committee member
of the CEF of West Texas, South Plains Chapter since 2017.
"For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord."
I first heard about Good News Clubs from two retired CEF missionaries, Wilma Wilkerson and Wanda Nuhn, who traveled the world training CEF workers for over 50 years. When they retired they settled in Springfield, Missouri, and attended my church there. I was part of a group that was hosting after-school Character Clubs in a school and an after-school program in a nearby church. Wanda and Wilma invited us to their home and said, “Did you know you could be sharing Jesus in the schools?” That began an adventure in learning to reach elementary age children with the Gospel and trusting God to open the doors in the schools. These two ladies remained active in the clubs until their health did not allow, a powerful example that God’s plan is not for us to “retire” and sit at home.
After my husband retired from his teaching job, he joined the Good News Club team. We moved to Lubbock in 2014 and have continued the Good News Club adventure here on the South Plains.
“Yet to all who did receive him, who believed in His name, he gave the right to become children of God.” John 1:12
Kelly & Nancy Baggett
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