Church Development Training Opportunities and Events

Sunday School/Small Group Celebration

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
6:30 p.m.
Spring Hill Baptist Church

 featuring Dr. Rick Lance
Special music by Tommy Quinn, Associate Pastor of Worship at Tillman’s Corner First Baptist Church

State Missionary Rick Lance was elected in June of 1998 to serve as executive director of the State Board of Missions and treasurer of the Alabama Baptist Convention. Rick leads state missions efforts and facilitates Great Commission Ministries for the Convention’s 3,200+ churches and more than one million Alabama Baptists.

Come enjoy great food, fellowship and encouraging words as we join and celebrate achievements in Sunday School/Small Groups.

Meal Tickets are $10 and must be purchased at the MBA office. The deadline to purchase tickets is TUESDAY, JANUARY 21.


Church Tax Conference

Thursday, January 16, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
MBA office (616 Azalea Road)

Get the latest updates on tax changes affecting ministers, staff and churches. For questions, contact Linda Hicks at; 334.613.2263 or 800.624.1225 extension 263.


Reaching Your Group Digitally

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
6:30 p.m.
MBA office (616 Azalea Road)

Communicating digitally is becoming the primary way most people receive information and generate conversation. This hour long session will provide data and suggestions on how to navigate the ever-changing tools and generations that need to be reached. You will be informed and equipped to evolve your communication methods for any audience or purpose.

Mitchell Bruce is the Digital Media Specialist for the Alabama WMU and will lead this presentation.

Pre-register for this free event at or by contacting the MBA office by Thursday, January 30, 2020.

Please note: if not enough participants are pre-registered, the event is subject to cancellation.

This, and other like events, are made possible by donations to Associational Missions and the Cooperative Program.


Minister’s Tax Conference

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
9:00 a.m. – Noon
MBA office (616 Azalea Road)

How can ordained ministers save tax dollars? Ministers, financial secretaries, personnel and finance committees will benefit from this conference. For questions, contact Linda Hicks at; 334.613.2263 or 800.264.1225 extension 263.


Friendship Luncheon

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Cottage Hill Baptist Church

 featuring Lauren Talley

Tickets are $12 and will be available soon at the MBA office.

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