Back Bay Mission: Strengthening Neighborhoods, Seeking Justice, Transforming Lives.

Back Bay Mission in Biloxi, Mississippi has been a lasting source of hope and help for thousands of children, adults and families along the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 1922. As one of the oldest and most highly respected organizations within the United Church of Christ and on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Back Bay Mission continues its journey of providing innovative solutions and compassionate responses to those suffering at the hands of social injustice. Its Mission Trip program provides hands-on service learning experiences for hundreds of volunteers from across the nation. For more information visit

Back Bay Mission’s Board of Directors met May 5-6 in Biloxi and elected officers for 2017-18. President, Matt Williams; Vice-President Jasmine Quinerly; Secretary Wil Brown; Treasurer Brent Johnson. Elected to the Class of 2020 are: Jasmine Quinerly (TX); Crystal Allen (OH); Joyce Bathke (MO); Rosa Smith Williams (NC).

Back Bay Mission Board of Directors and Staff May 2017
L-R: Kenny Washington, Director of Client Services; Shawn Sullivan, CFO; Brent Johnson (MS); Mary Ruth (TN); Scott Martin (TX); Liz Nash (TX); Alice Graham, Executive Director; Carol Merriman (WI); John Magee (MO); Wil Brown (TX); Bob Brautigam (IL); Charles Graham (MS). Directors absent from photo: Crystal Allen (OH) photographer; Jasmine Quinerly (TX), Matt Crebbin (CT); Don Longbottom (TX); Matt Williams (MS); Jesse Chambers (MS); Raymos McMillan (MS).