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Alabama Baptist Pastors Conference

Staff from The Baptist Foundation of Alabama will have a booth setup at the Pastors Conference. Please stop by our booth! Our staff would love to visit with you.

DeKalb Baptist Association – Pastors Meeting

Bill McCrary and Joey Hocutt will speak to the weekly pastors meeting at the association office in Rainsville. The mission of the Baptist Foundation will be briefly discussed. Each attendee will be challenged to think about the legacy they are leaving behind, and how that legacy will impact their family. A no-cost legacy planning tool will be offered to each pastor attending. The group will then move to a nearby restaurant for a good meal (paid by the Foundation) and some excellent fellowship.

Mobile Baptist Association Pastors Group

The Baptist Foundation of Alabama will present the program for the Mobile Baptist Association pastors group meeting at Government St Baptist Church. The two speakers- Bill McCrary and Nathan McCarthy- will discuss the overall mission of The Baptist Foundation, the importance of legacy planning for each family represented and offer a no-cost planning tool for each pastor attending. The session will close with an overview of the Baptist Foundation investment program.

Brotherhood Breakfast – Fairview Baptist Church Selma

Bill McCrary will give a brief overview of the mission of The Baptist Foundation of Alabama and then discuss- using Psalm 78- the importance of leaving a Christian legacy. The concept of legacy will be examined in three key areas…relationships, expertise and resources . A practical means to begin the legacy planning for one’s family will be offered , at no cost, to those attending.

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Long-Time TBFA Employee Announces Retirement

Marie WebMontgomery, Alabama – The Baptist Foundation of Alabama (the Foundation) today announced that after a 21+ year career, Executive Administrative Assistant Marie Norrell, has decided to retire effective November 20, 2015. Mrs. Norrell’s decision to retire will bring to a close her time with the Foundation which began in April 1994.

Barry Bledsoe, President, said, “I do not know of anyone more loyal or more dependable than Marie Norrell. She has done an excellent job of making sure that everything runs smoothly for our Board, our staff, and our clients. All of us associated with The Baptist Foundation of Alabama will miss her.”

“I want to say thank you to The Baptist Foundation of Alabama family for these last 21 years,” Mrs. Norrell said. “Looking back, I truly appreciate my time here. It has been a blessing to work with the Foundation team and Baptists around the State of Alabama.”

Mrs. Norrell was honored by the Board of Directors of the Foundation at the firm’s semi-annual Board meeting on October 29, 2015. She will be celebrated by the staff later this month. Any cards or letters of appreciation for Mrs. Norrell may be sent to the offices of The Baptist Foundation of Alabama, P.O. Box 241227, Montgomery, Alabama, 36124-1227.

The Baptist Foundation of Alabama (TBFA) was founded in 1940 to steward Christ-honoring gifts on behalf of generous Alabama Baptists for ministries in Alabama, around the United States, and across the world. TBFA is committed to assisting givers impact their favorite ministries in the largest possible way. Today, the Foundation administers almost 250 million dollars of God’s money given by God’s people for God’s purposes. From providing estate planning services for churches and individuals, to managing financial resources effectively and efficiently, The Foundation is proud to play a vital role in helping share the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. TBFA is a Cooperative Program Agency of the Alabama Baptist State Convention.