Baptist Student Ministries hosts weekly “Noon Lunch”

The BSM Noon lunch provides students with the opportunity to fellowship over a meal.


Wednesday’s offer a unique dining opportunity to students across the campus.

Promoting fellowship among students, Noon Lunch is hosted by the Baptist Student Ministries (BSM) every Wednesday in the Connally Missions Center. Organizations from around Abilene sponsor the event to provide students with a free lunch that is either home-cooked or from local restaurants.

Kylie Cooper, freshman ministry major, from Birmingham, Alabama, enjoys the weekly event. “My favorite part of Noon Lunch is that it’s every Wednesday, and because of that, you get to see people that you don’t normally see during the week.”

During the lunch the sponsoring organization has the opportunity to speak with students about their group and what they have to offer.

John Hunt, the director of Baptist Student Ministries looks forward to the event every week. “We do Noon lunch because it gives students an opportunity for fellowship in the middle of the week, as well as an opportunity for the BSM and other groups to serve students around campus. Noon lunch gives the BSM the opportunity to get to know students we otherwise wouldn’t know.”

On average the lunch usually sees 150 students a week. The main purpose of the event is to give students an opportunity to fellowship with others, and to allow organizations within HSU and around Abilene to inform them of opportunities that they might not have known about. 


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