Ministries - Service - Gideons:

The Gideons International, founded in 1899, serves as an extended missionary arm of the Church is the oldest Christian business and professional men’s association in the U.S. It has been over 115 years since the Gideons placed the first Bible in a hotel room in Montana. Today, the Gideons are organized in 190 countries around the globe and print scriptures in 93 languages. Through God’s grace and to His Glory, more than 2 billion Bibles and New Testaments have been placed by the Gideons, and the work continues. Today, there are more than 300,000 Gideons and Auxiliary members in more than 9000 local groups worldwide.

Scriptures are distributed to these groups: hotels and motels, hospitals, convalescent homes, medical offices, domestic violence shelters, police stations, fire stations, military bases, and schools (5th grade and above).

 

The Gideons
The Gideons

 

 
 

 
 

Christ Memorial Lutheran Church
14200 Memorial Drive • Houston, TX • 77079
Phone: 1 (281) 497-0250 or Email

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