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Walter August Jr.

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Chairman

Bethel's Family
Bethel's Place Empowerment Center 12660 Sandpiper
Houston, Texas 77035
United States

Company Description: A Real Church for Real People! 14442 Fonmeadow Houston, TX 77035 (713)729-0125
Background

Employment History

  • Pastor
    Bethel's Family
  • Pastor, Senior Pastor
    Bethel's Family
  • Executive Director
    Young Men Development Initiative , Inc.
  • Chairman
    Bethel's Place Senior
  • Member, Corporate Security Group
    First City Bank

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Young Men Development Initiative , Inc.
  • Board Member
    Baptist Church Loan Corporation
  • Founder
    Bethel's Place Senior
  • Founder
    College Institute for Church Planters

Education

  • Professional Management Training School
  • Southwestern Theological Seminary
  • Honorary Doctorates of Divinity
    Encourager Bible College & Seminary
  • Honorary Doctorates of Divinity
    Saint Thomas Christian College
  • Lamar University
60 Total References
Web References
PASTOR WALTER AUGUST ...
bethelsfamily.org, 12 June 2014 [cached]
PASTOR WALTER AUGUST JR.
PASTOR WALTER AUGUST JR.
Senior Pastor
Email: waugust@bethelsfamily.org Phone: (713) 729-0125 ext.302
Walter August Jr. | Chairman ...
www.bethelsglobalreach.org, 24 Feb 2014 [cached]
Walter August Jr. | Chairman of the Board waugust@bethelsglobalreach.org
In 1994, Pastor August organized and founded Bethel Family Baptist Church along with his wife, three sons, and six committed adults. Today Bethel's Family serves over 3,300 families, through 50 different ministries. In 1997, he accepted a call to Sugar Creek Baptist Church to serve as their Pastor of Missions. In his 7 1/2 years of service, he lead Sugar Creek through the help of God to start 58 churches and partnered with 50 more in the greater metropolitan area of Houston.
Pastor August has traveled to Kenya, Africa and Czech Republic, doing evangelism training, medical clinics, and developing church leadership teams. He attended Southwestern Theological Seminary in Houston and received Honorary Doctorates of Divinity from Saint Thomas Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida and Encourager Bible College & Seminary in India. He is a board member of the Baptist Church Loan Corporation. In 2002, he co-founded the "College Institute for Church Planters" in Baton Rouge, La.
In 2003, Pastor August started Bethel's Heavenly Hands Food Pantry and Clothing Center. Heavenly Hands is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has grown tremendously over the years and now serves over 8,000 people in the community per month.
In 2004, Pastor August came to Bethel's Family full-time and the ministry flourished under his leadership and faithfulness to God Almighty. In 2006, his care and concern for families in the surrounding communities compelled him to create Bethel's Place. Bethel's Place is a separate 501(c)3 Community Development and Empowerment Center that serves over 500 people a week. In 2009, he launched the Young Men Development Initiative, Inc; a separate 501(c)3 organization that mentors and develops young boys ages 4-15. In August 2010, he opened the doors to Bethel's Christian Academy offering a viable faith-based learning environment to young families in the community for teaching and developing their children. Pastor August is married to his wife of 25 years Ruby and they have three sons and three grandchildren.
Management
www.bethelsplacebcc.org, 30 April 2014 [cached]
We are honored to have Pastor Walter August, Jr. as our Chair and Leon C. Jenkins as our President/CEO.
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Pastor Walter August, Jr.
Pastor Walter August, Jr. is Senior Pastor of Bethel's Family Baptist Church, and current Bethel's Place Black Chamber of Commerce Chair. The Bethel's Place Chamber is formed out of the Church businesses and members, and duly noted as the first Black Church Chamber of Commerce in the Nation.
Pastor August was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, and grew up in Abbeville, La. Upon completing high school in 1977, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp where he faithfully served through 1983. In 1984, he joined First City Bank Corporate Security Group and attended the Professional Management Training School reaching the position of Security Specialist in 1991.
In 1992, Pastor August professed his calling into the gospel ministry under the leadership of Dr. E.L. Lott, Senior Pastor of True Light Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.
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In 1994, Pastor August organized and founded Bethel Family Baptist Church along with his wife, three sons, and six committed adults. Today Bethel's Family serves over 3,500 families, through 50 different ministries, with an annual church budget of over 3.5 Million Dollars. In 1997, he accepted a call to Sugar Creek Baptist Church to serve as their Pastor of Missions. In his 7 ½ years of service, he lead Sugar Creek through the help of God to start 58 churches and partnered with 50 more in the greater metropolitan area of Houston.
Pastor August has traveled to Kenya, Africa and Czech Republic, doing evangelism training, medical clinics, and developing church leadership teams. He attended Southwestern Theological Seminary in Houston and received Honorary Doctorates of Divinity from Saint Thomas Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida and Encourager Bible College & Seminary in India. He is a board member of the Baptist Church Loan Corporation. In 2002, he co-founded the "College Institute for Church Planters" in Baton Rouge, La.
In 2003, Pastor August started Bethel's Heavenly Hands Food Pantry and Clothing Center. Heavenly Hands is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has grown tremendously over the years and now serves over 8,000 people in the community per month.
In 2004, Pastor August came to Bethel's Family full-time and the ministry flourished under his leadership and faithfulness to God Almighty. In 2006, his care and concern for families in the surrounding communities compelled him to create Bethel's Place. Bethel's Place is a separate 501(c)(3) Community Development and Empowerment Center that serves over 500 people a week. In 2009, he launched the Young Men Development Initiative, Inc; a separate 501(c)(3) organization that mentors and develops young boys ages 4-18.
In August 2010, he opened the doors to Bethel's Christian Academy offering a viable faith-based learning environment to young families in the community for teaching and developing their children. In September 2010, he formed Bethel's Global Reach, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization focused on leading missions in the United States and across the world.
Pastor August is married to the former Ms Ruby J. Jones and they have three sons: (Walter III, who served in the Navy, is married with three kids and is currently the executive director for the Young Men Development Initiative, Inc.; Patrick, who is a recent graduate of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas; and, Alex, who is a 12th grader at Elkins High School).
Pastor Walter ...
intensemen.com, 31 Dec 2010 [cached]
Pastor Walter August
In 2006, he founded Bethel's Place: This organization support job training, job placement, GED prep and testing, after-school programs, vocational training, and much more.
Pastor August was called to ...
bethelsfamily.org, 12 June 2014 [cached]
Pastor August was called to Sugar Creek Baptist Church in Sugar Land to be their Missions Pastor under the leadership of Dr. Fenton Moorhead.
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Pastor August also continued to lead Bethel's Family, and the church started a building fund that would be used to purchase land for new church facilities.
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Pastor August participated in a medical and evangelistic mission trip to Kenya, Africa, and thousands were ministered to and many were saved.
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Pastor August led a missionary team to the Czech Republic, which included staff members from Windsor Village United Methodist Church, Sugar Creek Baptist Church, Love Center Christian Center and 10 members of Bethel's Family.
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Bethel's Family partners, under the leadership of Pastor Walter August, Jr., are determined to be a beacon of light in this community.
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Bethel's Family has planted (2) Churches; Faith Covenant Community Church in April, and Bethel's Family Fort Bend in August.
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The Bethel's Family Christian Academy launched their first school year in August for children ages 1-4. Heavenly Hands' has continued expanding its outreach initiatives across the city.
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