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Texas Panhandle Chapter

Reaching children in 26  counties in the Panhandle region of West Texas for  more than

80 years!



2700 S. Western, Ste 500

Amarillo, TX 79109

Ph# 806-374-3024

The first chapter established in West Texas was the Amarillo Chapter -- now the Texas Panhandle Chapter. In 1938, (we think) CEF's founder Jesse Irvin Overholtzer was traveling from California to Chicago, and made a stop in Amarillo.  On a Sunday morning, he spoke to the people of Amarillo Bible Church about the new ministry the Lord had put on his heart- Child Evangelism Fellowship®.  They caught the vision and organized to reach the children of the Panhandle area with the Gospel. 

     Our chapter is supported completely by individuals, churches, businesses, foundations...and by prayer!

If you would like to be a financial partner, scroll down to information on EasyTithe online giving and  the"Give Now" page -- or contact our office.

     We partner with churches to reach children with the Gospel.  If your church would like to partner with CEF® to have a Good News Club® in an area school, please contact our office today.  We want to help your church reach out to children who need to know about God's love and salvation.

Texas Panhandle Staff

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Bunny Baldwin Local Coordinator

Local Coordinator

Bunny Baldwin

     My name is Bunny Baldwin.  My husband Ronny and I have served in several ministries throughout our married life. The training that I received through the Child Evangelism Fellowship has served me well in every ministry. Homeschool Parents, Sunday School Teachers, Master Club Leaders, Mother’s Day Out Teachers/Directors, Foster Parents, Good News Club Teachers/Leaders, and Camp Good News Teachers/Directors are the areas in service in which God has led us. The Wordless Book has been shared in each of these ministries.

     We attend Arden Road Baptist Church in Amarillo and have been members for over 25 years. Our children are adults, and we are still in the system as Foster Parents.

        I am excited to continue the ministry in the Panhandle area as GNC Ministry Coordinator! Ronny and I will continue serving as Good News Club teachers. We teach 3 clubs a week for a couple of years. I feel so blessed by God to be able to serve Him in this ministry.

"I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are thy works; and that my soul  knoweth right well."  - Psalm 139:14

Jan Johnson Office Manager

Office Manager

Jan Johnson

         I was born in Kansas and moved to Perryton at the age of 7.  My family attended the First Methodist Church where my Mother was my Sunday school teacher.  At the age of 16, I gave my heart to Jesus and immediately knew that children were to be important in my life.  I married and had 3 children.

        In later years, I became a school teacher in Amarillo and taught Kdgn, 1st and 3rd grade.  After retirement, I became the Children’s Director at Coulter Road Baptist Church.  Child Evangelism Fellowship became important to me in 2001 when I was on our church staff.  Teaching Good News Club is such a joy, especially to watch the children believe and grow in Christ Jesus. 

       The year 1981 was a memorable year as I met the love of my life, Carl Johnson.  We married in 1984, to give us 7 children together. Scouting was important and another way to make a difference in the lives of children. The Lord called Carl home in September 2017 and so I carry on in the Lord’s work. I am blessed to have 17 grandchildren and 6 greats.

        I am now a part-time Office Manager for the CEF office and volunteer at Coulter Road Baptist Church. 


The Lord appeared to us in the past saying: 'I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness' - Jeremiah 31:3

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Panhandle Chapter Committee

Reagan Williams - Chairman

Candace Martin - Vice Chair

Courtney Kennedy- Treasurer 

Lisa Thomas - Secretary

Benita Medlock

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