As we make our way through this new normal, here is a list of free online resources that may be helpful. While we may be doing things differently, we can still share about missions and ministry. In addition to the valuable resources available to you at AlabamaWMU.org, take a look at these websites and see what will work for you.
Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (alsbom.org/covid-19-resources/):
To do our part in keeping Alabama Baptists up to date on what is happening with the COVID-19 virus and more importantly keep them safe, the State Board of Missions has curated a list of resources, guidelines, and suggestions. This page will continue to be updated with new information.
National WMU (wmu.org):
As committed Christ followers, we can use our influence to make a positive impact on the Kingdom during this crisis. Christ will do the miraculous in our midst if we allow Him to use us for His glory. Here are some great resources for you at home or your church to distribute to its members.
Articles with helpful information for this time of crisis
Missions Discipleship materials for preschool, children, students and adults
Ideas for students to remain socially distant while continuing to share God’s love with their community.
Missions Moments to help parents teach children the foundation of the Christian faith and missions at home (one activity per week).
Thirty Days of Prayer for Pastors and Missionaries
Lessons for GA, RA and Mission Friends every Wednesday on Facebook taught by National WMU consultants.
Lifeway is offering a seven-day prayer guide, free Bible study resources and church and ministry tools to help during this time. You will find information for Sunday School classes, Bible study resources and more.
Access past Lifeway Women online Bible studies with accompanying teaching videos for free until June 18. Purchase the accompanying eBooks for just $5 for a limited time.
Downloadable 7-Day Coronavirus Prayer Guide
Spring 2020 digital issues of Sunday School material
Lifeway Kids at Home – Bible story videos
Woo Marriage – 2 months free online marriage coaching for your church.
International Mission Board (imb.org):
The International Mission Board always offers articles and downloadable videos highlighting international missionaries and mission work.
North American Mission Board (namb.net):
The North American Mission Board has videos and prayer requests from North American missionaries.
Pat Ingram, Missions & Ministry Consultant