Current Missions Emphasis
Named in honor of the life and advocacy of Annie Walker Armstrong, this offering goes to North American missions. Every dollar of the offering goes to missionaries and their work of sharing the life-transforming gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the United States, Canada, and their territories. Visit www.anniearmstrong.com for more information.
Throughout the year, First Baptist Church Remlap supports many missions on the local, national, and international level. These include:
Sanctity of Life Sunday is reccognized across the United States on the third Sunday in January. FBCR collects a love offering for our local organization, Blount County Sav-a-Life. This organization is a comprehensive pregnancy care ministry that is dedicated to offering free and confidential services in a loving environment to women, men, and families facing an unplanned pregnancy. BCSAL offers hope by providing help and emotional support. Learn more at www.bcsavalife.com
The purpose of the Alabama Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries is to protect, nurture, and restore children and families through Christ-centered services. In additional to homes for children, they also provide professional counseling, educational services, family assistance, and administration that maximizes resources. For more details, visit www.alabamachild.org
Myers-Mallory Mission Offering funds the work and ministries of Alabama's Women's Missionary Union (WMU). The Alabama WMU Day of Prayer is held each September in conjunction with the Kathleen Mallory Mission Offering. For more information, visit www.alawoman.com/kmmo.
Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is a ministry of Samaritan's Purse. It is the world's largest Christmas outreach of its kind. Since 1993, OCC has delivered gift-filled shoeboxes to over 124 million children affected by war, poverty, natural disasters, and other crises in more than 150 countries and territories. They partner with local churches to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with those who receive the shoebox gifts and offer a 12-lesson discipleship program called "The Greatest Journey," that helps boys and girls learn what it means to follow the Lord and share their faith with others. For more information, visit www.samaritanspurse.org.