• A New Pathway for Theological Education

    A New Pathway for Theological Education

    Taylor has made an exciting step toward the future into which God is calling us!  Upon the recommendation of the seminary’s Vision Task Force and approval of the faculty, Taylor Seminary is now part of the Kairos Project. I (David Williams) couldn’t be more excited. My enthusiasm stems from the fact that this bold step forward creates a new pathway for theological educational that is affordable, accessible, relevant, and faithful. The life-changing journey of...

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  • About Taylor Seminary and the E P Wahl Centre

    About Taylor Seminary and the E P Wahl Centre

    Taylor has been serving students from a wide range of evangelical traditions since 1940. Come and learn with us! Taylor Seminary invites you to join us as a student! Prospective students, start here for an overview on studying with us. If you'd like someone to be in touch via email, click here to request information. Be sure to ask about our online learning opportunities, which allow students to take courses from anywhere in the world. Taylor also...

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  • A Partnership with Sioux Falls Seminary

    A Partnership with Sioux Falls Seminary

    Creating Opportunity! A partnership agreement between Sioux Falls Seminary and Taylor Seminary, signed in June 2015, is uniting these institutions and creating groundbreaking new opportunities in theological education. This partnership began with a focus on online education, faculty development and global theological education. Over the past two years, the partnership has deepened significantly and has resulted in the integration of some systems, operational...

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About White Cross

White Cross is a Christian humanitarian organization that provides medical supplies and relief goods to hospitals, health centres and rest houses in West Africa, with a primary focus on Cameroon and Nigeria.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF WHITE CROSS

For the North American Baptist (NAB) Conference, the genesis of White Cross began in 1907 with the formation of the “Allgemeiner Schwesternbund der Deutschen Baptisten von Nord Amerika” which was composed of 70 Ladies Mission Societies. In the early years of the 20th century, this group pursued projects such as the Baptist Missionary Training school in Chicago, financial support for Cameroon, and the sending of relief supplies to Europe during and after World War I.


White Cross itself grew out of the Red Cross work being done everywhere during World War I.1919 saw the American Baptist women inaugurate the White Cross program. Three years later, the North American Baptist Conference ladies joined this effort. 

After World War II, they added the support of children’s homes and residences for young women in urban centers, sending supplies to North American Indian reservations where missionaries were working in education and evangelism and providing supplies for the hospitals in Cameroon. This focus on supplying the needs of hospitals has expanded significantly and is now one of the major activities of White Cross. Currently White Cross partners with the Cameroon Baptist Convention (CBC) in Cameroon. The CBC Health Services statistics at the end of 2011 were as follows: 6 Hospitals, 24 Integrated Health Centres, 50 Primary Health Centres. Almost a million patients are served annually. 

Recently, to manage growth, White Cross split into White Cross USA and White Cross Canada. White Cross Canada is based at Taylor College and Seminary in Edmonton as part of the ministry of the E P Wahl Centre.


USA Contact Link:
White Cross Site at The Quest Church,
C/O White Cross,
PO Box 1207,
Royse City, TX 75189.
PH: 972.635.6633
WhiteCross@thequestrc.com

White Cross Forms

Use the Forms below to facilitate your communication with White Cross
Forms in PDF Format


Local Church Contact Form

Click to fill out the White Cross Canada Local Contact Form online  

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 Handbook

 

Click to download the White Cross Handbook

(Note that this handbook has information for both Canada and the USA. Please make sure to use the correct information/forms based on your country.)


 Group Contribution Form

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 Parcel Shipping Details

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