There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.
Admitted to Texas bar, 1893, and practiced at Tyler. County judge Smith Company, Texas, 1896. Chairman Democratic Executive Committee, Smith Company, 1894-1902.
Member Democratic State Committee, 1902-1904. Referee in bankruptcy, 1914-1920. Active vice president Citizens National Bank, since 1920.
President School Board, Tyler, 9 years. Appointed member state board governing teachers’ colleges of Texas, 1929.