Back Bay Mission Hosts “Making Good Trouble” Conference

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This event has been moved to March 2023. Please check later for more details.

Get your tickets to attend the “Making Good Trouble” Conference! The conference will run over 4 days and will be packed with learning, fellowship, and fun! This opportunity will be capped at 100 people in attendance. Tickets are now available, $250 per person for all 4 days of festivities or $150 if you just want to attend the Friday festivities that include the “Making Good Trouble” Conference Day and the Shrimp Boil.  Please click HERE to purchase your tickets today!

For questions or if you prefer to send a check please contact Laura Payne Breeland or Kevin Kotula by email (click on their name to send an email) or call 228-432-0301.

Making Good Trouble Conference & Celebration

Come and build with Back Bay Mission as we have fun, fellowship, and growth. We will cover topics such as: Climate Change, Racial Injustice, Myths of the Unsheltered, How to Grow Your Organization/Church, Benefits of Plant Based Foods, and so much more. What a great experience to be a part of as we welcome guest speakers such as Rev. John Dorhauer, Rev. Phil Hodson, Renee Collini, Katherine Egland, Rev. Bruno Schroeder, Karlyn Stephens, Lauren Turner, and Rev. James Pennington.

  • Day 1 (Thursday, October 13, 2022): “In Their Shoes” Experience at BBM followed by our 100th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting Celebration along with a Meet & Greet with Conference Speakers
  • Day 2 (Friday, October 14, 2022): “Making Good Trouble” Conference with Breakout Sessions featuring Rev. John Dorhauer, Rev. Phil Hodson, Renee Collini, Katherine Egland, and Rev. James Pennington. (Lunch is included with the Conference) – BBM Shrimp Boil Dinner at Shaggy’s Biloxi Beach featuring Rev. Bruno Schroeder and Karlyn Stephens.
  • Day 3 (Saturday, October 15, 2022): Fellowship Breakfast (Hot breakfast) – Enjoy the Beautiful MS Gulf Coast on your free time – Sunset Bonfire on the Beach with Hot Dogs & Smores
  • Day 4 (Sunday, October 16, 2022):  The First United Church of Christ Church Service on the MS Gulf Coast since 1974! Followed with reflections from the conference.

The Hyatt Place Biloxi is partnering with Back Bay Mission to provide a great rate for their rooms until September 16, 2022.  Once registered you should receive an email the next business day on how to book your room.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Laura Payne Breeland at or call 228-432-0301.

Buy your “Making Good Trouble” shirt now to wear to the conference!  Click HERE to see the styles, prices and to order!

Have Questions about the Conference? Join one of the informational Zoom meetings.