BILOXI, Miss. (BP)--Biloxi Pointe Mobile Home Park has had a national audience. It was featured on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition –- After the Storm, Mississippi” March 22. The residents were given washers and dryers and a Sears’ gift card by the ABC show.
JACKSON, Miss. (BP)--Pastors of New Orleans Southern Baptist churches do not know the details of how they will rebuild their ministries but are committed to going back and working hard to see the churches return to life.
|Hoops & faith
First- and second-grade children learn about basketball and Jesus via Upward Basketball in the new gym of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ocean Springs, Miss. Photo by Tanya Dawson*
Emmanuel, a church that averages 100 people in Sunday School, started an Upward Basketball ministry with 380 boys and girls on 37 teams, 85 cheerleaders and 85 coaches. Each Saturday, about 1,000 people attend the games, which are played from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
ST. LOUIS (BP)--Henry Blackaby and Debbie Morris will highlight the June 9-10 Woman's Missionary Union Annual Meeting and Missions Celebration at the Ferrara Theater at the America's Center in St. Louis.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP)--Acteens from six states have been tapped by Woman's Missionary Union to serve on the 2002 National Acteens Panel and as 2002 Top Teens.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP)--Soap, cake pans, U.S. postage stamps, paper clips, work gloves, sheets, pot holders, tape and T-shirts are just a few of the items Woman's Missionary Union leaders from across the nation collected in January to send to the Liberian Baptist Theological Seminary in Paynesville, Liberia.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (BP)--WMU's executive director Wanda S. Lee and national president Janet Hoffman challenged national and state WMU leaders to recapture a vision for the organization's purpose during the group's annual January Board meeting at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center.
TALLEDGA, Ala. (BP)--The awarding of $91,264 in grants and scholarships and the affirmation of a statement on the formation of Global Women were among the items acted on by the WMU executive board during its meeting Jan. 12-15 at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega, Ala.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP)--Looking for a way to get personally involved in missions? Want to help your church develop on-going missions opportunities? Want a tool to help your family pray specifically for a missions need? www.missionsmart.net has an answer for these questions and many more.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP)--The WMU Foundation, in conjunction with national Woman's Missionary Union, has established the HEART Fund to help WMU leaders with emergency ministry needs.