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Please include the news and and opportunities presented here in your bulletins, church newsletters, and/or on bulletin boards.

MBA NEWS ALERTS:

> MAKING A DIFFERENCE MOBILE IMPORTANT INFO
> CAMP WHISPERING PINES NEEDS, SUMMER CAMP STAFF & RELIEF FUND
> ASSOCIATIONAL BIBLE DRILL & SPEAKERS TOURNAMENT MARCH 21, 2024
> EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING APRIL 8, 2024
> BCM DINNER ON THE GROUNDS APRIL 12, 2024
> VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2024 INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING APRIL 23, 2024
> WMU WILLIE MAE LYON SCHOLARSHIP
> AROUND THE CHURCHES AND OTHER NEWS:
- CHURCH CHAIRS NEEDED IN TIME FOR RESURRECTION SUNDAY
- SENIOR ADULT SINGIN' MARCH 19, 2024
- NO GREATER BY THE AMAZING GREYS APRIL 16, 2024
- PATHWAY PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING'S NEWEST THERAPIST VICKIE CHARPIE

Preparation Resources & Volunteer Registration for Making a Difference Mobile Events

Please let your friends across the state know Volunteer Registration is open for Making a Difference Mobile. Please visit alsbom.org/makingadifference to register volunteers, choose from the event list and choose from the housing options listed. Each volunteer needs a current background check to participate. Local church help will also be needed to provide volunteers.
Visit alsbom.org/makingadifference for resources to help your church including a prayer guide, community survey, demographic information and Bible study outlines from Dr. Rick Lance.

After your event, please visit that page for the Event Report Form and Reimbursement Form for your grant.

Come home to YOUR
Camp Whispering Pines!
(251)866-7868
campwhisperingpines.com
Click here for an updated (1.8.24) list of needs at CWP.
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Associational Bible Drill & Speakers Tournament March 21, 2024

Executive Committee Meeting April 8, 2024

BCM Dinner on the Grounds April 12, 2024

“Dinner on the Grounds”
BBQ DINNER & BAKED GOODS AUCTION
APRIL 12, 2024 / TICKETS: $10 / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM / BAPTIST CAMPUS MINISTRIES (BCM)
SUPPORT COLLEGIATE MISSIONS
Join with us to support BCM collegiate missions with a BBQ Dinner and a Baked Goods Auction that will feature some of the best bakers Mobile Baptist Churches have to offer! This year “Dinner on the Grounds” will be held on Friday, April 12th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Baptist Student Center.
PASTORS, MINISTERS, AND MEN’S MINISTRIES LEADERS - WE NEED YOU!
Will you prepare some BBQ for this event? You can grill, smoke, or BBQ any meat of your choice. Smoke a Boston Butt, grill some burgers or chicken or BBQ some ribs. We also need you to invite as many of your church members to come and enjoy this great night of fellowship and missions support. Will you help us support collegiate missions? If you would, please contact Campus Minister Jerrod Brown to reserve a spot (jbrown@alsbom.org).
BAKERS - WE NEED YOU!
Will you prepare one of your famous cakes or other baked goods for this event? We know that every church has those great bakers who make their special desserts that everyone loves. Would you share those delicious creations with us to support collegiate missions? All we ask is that you prepare your famous baked goods, package it on a disposable plate or pan, and invite as many of your church members to come and bid on your dessert as you are able! Will you help us support collegiate missions? If you would, please contact Campus Minister Beth Gardner to reserve a spot (Egardner@alsbom.org).
MINISTRY FRIENDS, PARTNERS AND ALUMNI - WE NEED YOU!
Will you purchase tickets for this event (even if you cannot attend)? We would love to have you with us for this event. Your ticket purchase will help support collegiate missions. If you would, please contact Campus Minister Jerrod Brown (jbrown@alsbom.org) for details on tickets and how to purchase them.
REMEMBER, THERE ARE FOUR WAYS YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN THIS COLLEGIATE MISSIONS SUPPORT EVENT:
1. Prepare some baked goods to be auctioned off to support collegiate missions or some BBQ and sides for the dinner. Contact Beth Gardner at 251-344-5904 to volunteer to bake some goodies.
2. Purchase tickets, attend the event and bid on baked goods! You can buy tickets at www.bcmmobile.org under the Donations/Tickets tab.
3. Make a Summer Missions donation if you cannot attend in person. You can make a collegiate missions donation at www.bcmmobile.org under the Donations/Tickets tab.
4. Attend virtually and bid on baked goods through the live stream. The live stream will be streaming on the Metro Mobile Baptist Campus Ministries Facebook page.

Vacation Bible School 2024 Introduction and Training April 23, 2024

WMU Willie Mae Lyon Scholarship

The Associational WMU is receiving applications for the Willie Mae Lyon Scholarship to the University of Mobile (UM). They will award several scholarships of $500 or more for the 2024-2025 school year.

The Scholarship will be awarded to a Baptist woman entering UM as a full-time freshman. She must be a member in good standing of a Mobile County Baptist Church in the Mobile Baptist Association. Selection will be made on the basis of scholastic achievement, financial need, and mission & community involvement.

Click here for the scholarship information and application

The deadline for submission is May 4, 2024.

Around the Churches and Other News:

Church Chairs Needed in time for Resurrection Sunday

One Hope Mobile is moving into a new location and needs church chairs for sanctuary seating (50-100). If your church has an option, for donation or purchase, please contact Pastor Timothy Jensen at 251-525-1120. They hope to have their first service in the new location Resurrection Sunday!

Senior Adult Singin' March 19, 2024

Senior Adult Singin'
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
10:00 a.m. - Noon
FBC Bay Minette


Senior Adult Singin' is a great event for senior adults. Those who attend will enjoy a wonderful time of singing the great old hymns of our faith and heritage. At these events, we always have a surprise or two. It's all congregational singing, and no one does it better than senior adults! There is a link on the SBOM website for churches/individuals to use: https://alsbom.org/event/senior-adult-singin-10/ Registration is not required, but requested in assisting First Baptist, Bay Minette with parking, etc.

No Greater by the Amazing Greys April 16, 2024

Pathways Professional Counseling's Newest Therapist, Vickie Charpie

Pathways Professional Counseling, a sister ministry of Alabama Baptist Children’s Home, is pleased to announce the availability of a new therapist, Vickie Charpie, LPC-S. Vickie has 16 years of experience in the mental health field and looks forward to serving the people of our community. She is the wife of Elbert Charpie, pastor at Fulton Road Baptist Church in Mobile. Vickie has 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. She is very active in her church and is passionate about helping others grow in their walks with God. Vickie is available to do presentations for your church or group and is available for appointments. Call 866-991-6864 or her direct line at 251-234-3407.
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