Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-08-08

Nominations are being accepted for Samford University's 2005 Alabama Baptist Minister of the Year awards. Deadline for nominations is Sept. 16.

Winners will be announced at the Samford breakfast during the Alabama Baptist State Convention meeting in Huntsville in November.

Nominees may represent one of six categories: church with Sunday School enrollment under 300, between 300 and 999, or 1,000 or more; director of missions, retired minister and bi-vocational minister.

Selection criteria include service as an effective and consistent model of leadership in the local church, denominational involvement, and missions and evangelism support.

Nominations should be sent in letter form giving reasons why the nominee would be a worthy recipient. Mail to: Dr. Ron Wilson, University Relations, Samford University, Birmingham, AL 35229.

 

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.