Mobile Baptist Association

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Annual Church Profiles/Reports (ACPs) are in the mail to church mailing addresses. Please look for your church's ACP and make sure the Church Clerk gets the packet. Completed ACPs are due September 3. This profile of your church is a very important task for your church statistics and leadership personnel to be properly documented for the Association, Alabama Baptist State Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention. If you have any questions, please contact the MBA office. Watch this video from Dr. Rick Lance about the importance of the ACP and why we do it.


Church Collegiate Workers-

This Fall will certainly be different on our college campuses in Mobile County. Campus guidelines on gathering, distancing and masking will make personal student to student ministry more important than ever before. BCM will begin the fall virtually in our programming and individualized in our ministry and outreach. As always, BCM will invest in connecting students to our local Baptist Churches through all the contacts we make on our campuses.

Please take a few moments to let Baptist Campus Ministries know how your congregation would like to connect and partner to reach collegians in Mobile County this fall. Students will return soon and BCM has a multi-faceted plan to reach, grow and send collegians. We exist to help our Mobile Baptist Association churches reach collegians in their sphere of influence. We welcome each of our churches to partner with us in connecting with college students this fall.

This short survey and information form will help us serve you better, communicate with you more clearly, and connect you directly to the college campus. Please help us by completing this form.

In the form, you will discover some ways you all can connect to new college students in partnership with BCM.

We look forward to working together to reach collegians in the future!

In Him,

Jerrod Brown
Lead Campus Minister

Beth Gardner
Campus Minister


Come home to YOUR
Camp Whispering Pines!


Serving Christ by Serving Others,
Serving Others by Sharing Christ

Dear Camp Friends and Supporters,

Times are hard and we need your help. Our income and ministry support relies on groups booking conferences, camps and events at our facilities. Because of the current pandemic, that has come to a screeching halt. Camp Whispering Pines (CWP) belongs to the churches of the Mobile Baptist Association and now is the time to support CWP in a big way. Begin to pray about how you, your family, your church and beyond can give to CWP in the upcoming weeks. CWP has changed so many lives over the years, and our desire is to continue for many more years.

In partnership with the Mobile Baptist Association and The Baptist Foundation of Alabama, we have established a Camp Relief Fund. Click HERE to donate. We also want to ask each church or ministry who have a connection to CWP to mark their calendars for September 13 as Camp Relief Sunday. We will roll out a short video and graphics for you to use during your service, in your bulletins, and to post on your website or other media outlets.Visit

​We appreciate the love and support so many of you have shown us over the years. We pray that we can, TOGETHER, keep Camp Whispering Pines a strong and productive ministry and that lives will continue to be changed here through your sacrificial giving.

​Serving Together,
Jimmy Tucker, CWP Director


Unfortunately, CWP lost over $102,000 due to Covid-19 related cancellations. That amount is added to another $150,000 loss from campers who chose not to register or attend. The majority of CWP’s income comes in the summer and helps it remain solvent the rest of the year.

The shortfall is dire and the need to help is urgent. The Camp and Finance Committees approved a Camp Relief Sunday to communicate to churches the emergency need for intervention to keep CWP open. CWP already would have closed without a PPP loan and MBA underwriting from savings. Those accounts are nearly depleted.

We have had to reduce CWP staff to two people to keep the facilities open. This change means we desperately need volunteers and teams to do yard work, daily maintenance and repairs.

Camp Whispering Pines is open for retreats, class meetings and worship options. New Director Jimmy Tucker and the staff have done a heroic job including new sanitizing precautions, but CWP has to recover the lost income to survive.

In the Lamb,
Thomas Wright, Associational Missions (Director of Missions)


>> MEN’S WEEKEND - October 2-3


We are so excited to bring you TRANSFORMED Women’s Weekend October 16-17, 2020. Check-in will be at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16. We will end at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 17. Registration is available at with an early bird rate of $59 through September 1. The rate is $69 after September 1. Registration includes lodging, food, & activities/supplies. Limited to 60 participants only (for health and safety). Lori Metzger is the speaker and Jennifer Robinson will lead in worship. Grab your gal pals and join us overnight for this fun and transforming getaway!


Fathers and sons...grab your tents and join us for a camp-out just for you! Early Bird registration is available now at

> > BOYS CAMP-OUT - November 6-7




Contact CWP for more information and to register: 251-866-7868, or


Captain’s Training 
Thursday, August 27, 2020


Multiple training options to choose from including in person and two online via Zoom. Click on the following link to reserve your spot.






This ministry to internationals in Mobile is financially supported by gifts from MBA churches. We are deeply grateful for all financial contributions to International Ministries and for volunteers who teach and show hospitality in the Language School. Businesses, churches, and individuals are encouraged to sponsor students by giving money for language Bibles, books, and supplies. You are welcome to donate any amount, as the Lord leads. Please contact Gerald Burch or Kim Wilson if you would like to help.    

How You Can Help:

1) donate hospitality items - bottled water, tea bags, fresh bread or pastries, and K-cups
2) donating your time - We need individuals to help serve refreshments during tea time, help with office work, and teach.
3) praying - We need prayer partners to pray for the students and teachers. Pray that God's Glory will be made known in and through this ministry. 

Please bring the above mentioned items to the Associational office (616 Azalea Road) or contact Kim Wilson at 251.533.2911 or via email.


Missions Discipleship LeaderConnect is an opportunity to join with others who are walking the journey of leadership. By participating in these webinars, you will learn:

•  How to lead missions discipleship today

• Ways to connect virtually and do it well 

• How to pray, give and do missions in our new normal

LeaderConnect: Women’s Ministry will provide insight into ministering well to women in our church and community today.

LeaderConnect Overview

Webinars will feature the staff of Alabama WMU and leaders who serve in your area of ministry.

Webinar Schedule:

• Preschool -Tuesday, August 18, 6:00 p.m.

• Adults - Tuesday, August 18, 7:00 p.m.

• Children - Thursday, August 20, 6:00 p.m.

• Women's Ministry - Thursday, August 20, 7:00 p.m.

• Students - Thursday, August 20, 8:00 p.m.

• WMU Directors and General Leaders - Saturday, August 22, 9:00 a.m.

Register for Webinars


Smithtown Baptist Church is in need of a mixer board as theirs went out. If your church has one they can donate please contact pastor Bobby Morton at 251-751-7441.