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December 10, 2020 - A Gift from Center Terrace Baptist Church

Nolan Whitehead, Pastor at Center Terrace Baptist Church, and WMU ladies present generous check to BCV Director of Partner Ministries Tim McWilliams. Center Terrace has long been a BCV partner and we treasure their faithfulness to our children.

November 30, 2020 - Giving Tuesday

Join the effort on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2020

You can provide mattresses, comfortable bedding and other household needs when you give to The Baptist Children’s Village Giving Tuesday campaign.  Often children come to the BCV having never had their own bed or pillow or favorite blanket.  Many have been sleeping in cars or on park benches.  Together we can change that. Give and ask your friends to join you in giving children a safe and cozy place to find rest.

November 6, 2020 - Priority One Bank Shows Support Locally

Thank you Priority One Bank in Richland for choosing the BCV. Branch Manager Nikki Gosnell explained they love investing in their local charities and presented a $1,000 check to BCV Director of Partner Ministries Tim McWilliams at our India Nunnery Campus in Rankin County.

November 6, 2020 - U.S. Representative's Staff Visits Campus

Our India Nunnery Campus in Florence hosted Representative Michael Guest staff. Campus Director Kimberly Reed and her staff and residents led tours and gave them some insight into their daily lives. Executive Director Sean Milner explained ways Representative Guest can make a difference for children. We appreciate his commitment to the safety and well-being of at-risk Mississippi children.

September 9, 2020 - Gateway Gives Back

Gateway Tire and Service Centers, in cooperation with Yokohama Tires, has chosen The Baptist Children's Village as September's recipient of the Gateway Gives Back Campaign. This means $3 from every Tuesday oil change performed at all 4 Jackson-area Gateway Tire and Service Centers in September will be donated to The BCV. Tim McWilliams stopped by the Flowood center and met BCV alumnus Jimmy Smith. Jimmy said, “The Baptist Children’s Village changed my life.” Go by and let Jimmy personally change your oil and give him the opportunity to give back. Also pictured is Store Manager Glenn Jones.

September 1, 2020 - Campus-wide Birthday Party

Enon BC had to work with us on an amended version of their annual birthday for all of the residents at our Dickerson Place Campus this year. They furnished pizza, drinks, cake, cupcakes and gifts for everyone. This has been a tradition for over 10 years. Even though it didn't look quite the same, the heartfelt sentiments were as genuine as ever!

September 1, 2020 - Annual Report

The Baptist Children's Village is pleased to provide associations within the Mississippi Baptist Convention and other interested individuals with an annual report of the ministry from our executive director.  We ask associations to include the report in their Book of Reports at the Fall meeting of the association.  We are also pleased to schedule a representative to come speak at the meeting.  Please click here to schedule a speaker or here to do

September 1, 2020 - Quarantine Reading Project

BCV Children are ready for this new school year after a productive summer. From March 16- August 15 a total of 115 books have been read by 11 residents. That averages out to be a little over 11 books per resident. Their Campus Director says, “So excited for this love of reading!”

August 5, 2020 - On-Campus VBS

On-Campus VBS in north Mississippi. Our Farrow Manor and Reedy Acres campuses combined children and resources to host their own safe and fun VBS. Thank you Cindy Sansing at FBC Flora for sharing your “Concrete and Cranes” materials. We had plenty of little construction workers learning about a strong foundation. Thank you also, Vicki Prather for leading all the fun VBS music and pledges. You made Mr. Tom’s Bible studies so much more interesting.

July 22, 2020 - Masks Donated by Homemakers

Just look how cute these are! Our children and staff have masks to keep them protected. Blessed by the ladies of the South Central MS Homemaker Volunteers! They sewed 65 masks for us. Thank you!