John Powell Memorial Fund

We are friends of John Powell, who tragically lost his life while serving others on July 18, 2020. In true form, this servant and gentle leader we all knew and love gave his life so that others may live. His life embodies what his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, said, "Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends" (John 15:13).

John was married to his bride, Katherine, and was the father of four children—Gunner, Bennett, Ada Kate, and Reese. He was a devoted husband and an incredible father.  

He was pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in the Houston area. His love for the local church and selfless care for friends and family was evident to all.

We are asking for friends and family to help care for the Powell family as they deal with unspeakable tragedy and grief. As they have shown all of their family and friends love in times past, let us now, as the body of Christ, show them love and care.

Update #1: For donor transparency, I am setting up Katherine as the beneficiary of this Go Fund Me, which will allow her to withdraw funds directly at a time of her choosing.

Update #2: Religion News Service released a story this evening on John's passing. You can read the story here: https://religionnews.com/2020/07/19/texas-church-planter-john-powell-killed-in-accident-gofundme-memorial/

Donations

  • Lori Washam 
    • $25 
    • 6 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $400 
    • 7 hrs
  • Daniel Lee 
    • $22 
    • 7 hrs
  • Vine Street BaptistChurch 
    • $100 
    • 9 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 10 hrs
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Andrew Walker 
Organizer
Louisville, KY
Katherine Powell 
Beneficiary
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