February 1, 2020 - Cade & Jance: Football Meets Faith
The buzz around a lot of dinner tables around the country and certainly here in Mississippi revolves around football at this time of year. That is not so different around our BCV dinner tables. This is definitely the case in a cottage where a 15-year old resident is working hard to earn some varsity team playing time on the field this fall.
December 12, 2019 - Harley Davidson of Central MS Hosts Christmas Party
Thank you to Harley Davidson of Central Mississippi for hosting their annual Christmas party for our residents. Thank you also to all the law enforcement and motor cycle groups who came together to make it such a special time for all.
December 12, 2019 - Seniors Share Crafts with Children
Thankful for the Saucier Prime of Life Senior Center members who donated a few of their handmade crafts for our BCV kids.
November 13, 2019 - Giving Tuesday December 3, 2019
On Giving Tuesday, December 3, 2019, people from around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give to causes they believe in. The Baptist Children's Village is participating again this year and we invite you to join us by giving a gift yourself, and by inviting others to give. We believe with your help and by God's grace we can achieve big things this Giving Tuesday.
October 3, 2019 - Campus Blessed with New Dryer
We had a need and the Lord used these great people to meet it. We are thankful for Tom Mims, left, with Gulf Coast Rescue Mission for the new dryer for our Deanash Campus in Wiggins. Big thanks, also, to Glenn Deitrick from Parkway Baptist Church, Biloxi for delivering the dryer. The Lord always provides.
September 25, 2019 - Car donated for college student
We are so thankful to GEICO and Wreck A Mended Collision in Purvis for donating a like-new car for a BCV college student.
September 9, 2019 - Backpacks Donated by Woodmen Life
Woodmen Life Chapter 1361 donated backpacks filled with school supplies for each resident at Dickerson Place Campus. Chapter members are pictured with Joyce Wilson, Dickerson Place campus director (far right).
July 25, 2019 - Back-to-School: Carrie's Story
“My momma didn’t want me to go to school.”
Carrie was nine years old and could not read or write when she came to your Baptist Children’s Village last fall. Carrie’s houseparent, Ellen, said, “She didn’t know all the letters to the alphabet or even how to pronounce many of them.”
July 22, 2019 - New Houseparent: Darbie Smith
We are pleased to welcome Darbie Smith to The Baptist Children’s Village ministry team. She started with us in June and serves as a houseparent on the Fikes-Gatewood Campus in Louisville, MS. Darbie is from Franklinton, LA where her home church is Grace Missionary Baptist Church.