• Engaging in the Great Commission
  • Encouraging Churches
  • Engaging in the Great Commission
  • Meet our Director of Missions!


We exist to ENCOURAGE, EQUIP, and ENGAGE people in the Great Commission.

Find under "OUR CHURCHES" a listing and brief information about the churches affiliated with St. Clair Baptist Association. 

The St. Clair Baptist Association is located in a strategic location Northeast of Birmingham, Alabama. St. Clair County is one of the three fastest growing counties in the state of Alabama!

What does it mean to be a Christian? The meaning of Christianity is best seen in the person and work of Jesus Christ. He is God in flesh--crucified and raised to life.

Do you have eternal life?  If not, contact us and we will explain more about following Jesus.

You can FIND HOPE by calling  1-888-537-8720 (1-888-JESUS-20) at any time, twenty-four hours a day.


Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Dear Friends,

Christmas is a joyous time for me! As a husband and father, I look forward to spending time with my family--sharing gifts and memories. As a believer, I contemplate the significance of the Incarnation of the Son of God. The end of the year gives me a chance to reflect on the amazing things God has done through St. Clair Baptist Association and share a brief word to our churches and friends.

What happened in 2017? Did we invest well in Kingdom work through the SCBA? I believe so! This past year, we set out to reintroduce our churches, leaders, and people to the idea of partnering together. We have talked about ENCOURAGING, EQUIPPING, and ENGAGING in the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ. Thankfully, the response from our churches has been positive through praying, participating, and supporting disaster relief, campus ministry, missions, and equipping ministries. To God be the glory!

I appreciate those who support us and provide the means to make all of our accomplishments possible. I believe 2018 will be another amazing year! I am asking you to commit to lift up the St. Clair Baptist Association in prayer and to invest in the efforts of SCBA.

I pray that you will decide that investing in Kingdom work is a good investment of God's resources. If you already support SCBA, it is important that you continue. If you have not been able to do so in the past, I ask that you consider supporting in 2018.

Take note of the fact that we have directed more to ministry in the 2018 Budget of SCBA. We are stepping forward with great hope that you will partner with us. From the feedback I have received from pastors, disaster relief volunteers, and other ministry leaders, we are seeing a positive impact in the county.

I wish to thank all of those who serve in the various ministries of the St. Clair Baptist Association! Your tireless efforts have helped me--a new Director of Missions--to get my feet on the ground. For this, I am eternally grateful. May God continue to bless our collaborative efforts for the cause of Christ!

If you wish to give an end-of-year gift through the St. Clair Baptist Association, please send it to our mailing address: SCBA; PO Box 160; Ashville, AL 35953 or GIVE ONLINE at stcba.org--click DONATE.

"And the angel said unto them, 'Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord'" (Luke 2:10-11).

May You Have a Blessed and Merry Christmas and

Happy New Year!

Chris Crain, Director of Missions

St. Clair Baptist Association--St. Clair County, Alabama

Ministers Care Line

St. Clair Baptist Association Ministers Lunch

The next Lunch for SCBA Ministers will be on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM. The catered lunch will be at First Baptist Springville. Brad Smith, Senior Pastor of Spring Valley Church, will speak. RSVP your church leaders by emailing SCDirector@windstream.net.

Retired Ministers and Missionaries Lunch

We appreciate those who serve the Lord! You and your spouse are invited to enjoy this meal in your honor. RSVP and join us on December 7 at 11:00 AM at the SCBA Office!

St. Clair Association Church Security Summit

St. Clair Association Church Security Summit

FREE for All Church Leaders and Members

Create a safer church today!

Hosted by First Baptist Church Ashville

Sunday, January 21, 2018 

2:00-5:00 PM

Dr. Mark Wakefield, Facilitator

Register by Emailing SCDirector@windstream.net or on the Facebook Event at the St. Clair Baptist Association page. Or, you may call 205-594-5173. We need name of church and names of attendees.

We expect a capacity crowd.

Ministry Coaching Network at SCBA

 Are you looking for a place to talk about real ministry issues?  Join the coaching network at St. Clair Baptist Association!  For information about meeting time and registration, call our office. 

Benevolence and Service Ministries

We have compiled a comprehensive list of benevolence and service ministries for St. Clair County. This list is located on the INFO CENTER page on this website. We make this list available to church and community leaders only. To gain access to this helpful resource, call our office.

2018 Partnership with Pathways Counseling

We are excited to announce our partnership with Pathways Counseling--a ministry of the Alabama Baptist Children's Home. A professional counselor will be available at the St. Clair Baptist Association Office in Ashville, Alabama to serve our area. Meet Rod Campbell:


Rod Campbell earned a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary in June of 2000. Rod is a Licensed Professional Counselor for Pathways Professional Counseling, a family ministry of Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes. He currently serves in northeast Alabama in Calhoun, St. Clair, and Etowah counties. In 2013, Rod also received his Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor credential (LPC-S). Rod has been with the Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes since October of 2000. Rod has been married since 1995 and is the proud father of two daughters and two sons. Rod is an engaging and informative speaker who has presented on the topics of marriage, families, and children throughout Alabama and the Southeast. Rod enjoys working with clients from all different background and age groups.

Racing Fans Need Jesus!

Raceway Ministries: If you are interested in being credentialed for the Next Race at Talladega Superspeedway, call our office as soon as possible at 205-594-5173. We welcome new volunteers to serve in the race! 


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