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Welcome Week 24

Make New Friends. Get Connected. Find Your Place.

Monday, August 19

 

UA Campus Class Tours  |  sign up for a tour by 8/18 at 2pm

Don’t want to walk into the wrong classroom on your first day? Sign up online by 2pm on the 18th to schedule a time to have an upperclassman walk you through your class schedule Monday or Tuesday and get a free BCM t-shirt.

Open House  |  9am-3pm

Drop by the BCM during the day to meet our staff and upperclassmen! Drinks and snacks provided.

Late Night Pancakes & Games  |  9-11pm

 

Join us for pancakes, games, and new friends at the BCM student center! 

 

Tuesday, August 20

 

UA Campus Class Tours |  sign up for a tour by 8/18 at 2pm

 

Don’t want to walk into the wrong classroom on your first day? Sign up online by 2pm on the 18th to schedule a time to have an upperclassman walk you through your class schedule Monday or Tuesday and get a free BCM t-shirt.

 

Open House  |  9am-3pm

 

Drop by the BCM during the day to meet our staff and upperclassmen! Drinks and snacks provided.

 

Trivia Night  |  8pm

 

Test your useless knowledge! Come with a team of 6 or we'll pair you up when you arrive. Prizes for the winning team. Desserts for everyone! 

 

Wednesday, August 21

 

First Day UA Lunch  |  11:30am-12:30pm

 

Celebrate the first day of class with a FREE home-cooked lunch at our first Wednesday Lunch of the year!

 

Thursday, August 22

 

Shelton Fall Kickoff   |  11am-1pm in the atrium

 

If you're a Shelton State student, join us for free lunch in the Martin campus atrium to kick off the fall semester!

 

Games on the Quad  |  5:30-6:30pm near Denny Chimes

 

Come hang out on the quad and play some games with us! We'll have frisbee, corn hole, spike ball, and more!

Bama Jam Meet Up  |  6:30pm near Denny Chimes

 

Go to Bama Jam with us! Meet on the Quad near Denny Chimes at 6:30 to then head over for live music, inflatables, food trucks, giveaways, and more!

 

Friday, August 23 - Saturday, August 24

 

Back To School Retreat  |  5pm  |  Camp WorldSong (Birmingham, AL)  |  Sign up using link above 

 

Getaway with us for a weekend of fun, friends, worship, and Bible study! Cost is $40 and covers everything except dinner on the way to camp on Friday. We'll leave at 5pm on Friday be back at 5pm on Saturday.

 

Sunday, August 25

 

Church Visit Sunday  |  Sign up using link above by 8/24 at 5pm

 

Let us help you find a church! Sign up to visit a local Baptist church with an upperclassmen. If you need a ride, we will arrange it for you.

 

Monday, August 26

 

Freshman Journey Group Kickoff  |  7pm  |  Sign up using link above

 

Freshmen, let us help you connect and adjust to the college life at this kick off for our Freshmen Journey Groups. The night will include (free!) dinner, small group discussion, and breakout sessions about topics related to surviving college.

 

AND THE FUN CONTINUES EVEN AFTER WELCOME WEEK!

Tuesday, August 27

 

Dinner and Discovery  |  7pm

 

Join us for our first monthly worship gathering of the semester! Dinner at 7 and worship from 7:30-8:30. Stick around after for a ministry fair to learn about ways to connect and serve at BCM. 

 

Wednesday, August 28

 

Wednesday Lunch  |  11:30am-12:30pm

 

Lunch for $1 provided by one of our local Baptist churches! If it's your first time, it's FREE! 

 

Thursday, August 29

 

Get On Board Day  |  5-9pm

 

Come visit our tent on the Quad and get free stuff!

 

Saturday, August 31

 

Game Day Tailgate at the BCM  |  1-3pm

 

Tailgate with us for the Bama game of the season! Lunch provided.

 

Monday, September 2

 

Upperclassmen Journey Groups Begin  |  7pm  | Sign up using link above

 

Life is better in community. Get plugged in to one of our Upperclassmen small groups that meet on Mondays or Thursdays.

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