Alabama Baptists will send a record number of Christmas backpacks to kids this year through its partnership with the Mississippi River Ministry (MRM).
Alabama’s 2017 goal was 6,500 backpacks, and Pat Ingram, missions and ministry consultant for Women on Mission and women’s ministry for Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU), confirmed the goal had been met at press time.
“We may even make 7,000,” Ingram said, noting that some associations are still delivering backpacks. (continued…)
Read the full article from the Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/christmas-backpack-ministry-to-continue-after-barker-retires/