From The Tribune staff reports
CROPWELL, Ala. — The God Is Bigger Movement (GIBM) is looking for anglers and sponsors for the 3rd Annual God Is Bigger Movement Bass Fishing Tournament to be held on Saturday, Sept. 12th, at Lakeside Park in Cropwell. Al. Proceeds from the tournament will be used for the sole purpose to continue to spread the God is Bigger Movement worldwide.
$4,930 in guaranteed prize money will be paid to 12 winning places, plus a “No Weigh-In Drawing” for a chance to win $100. The entry fee is $110 per boat, which includes $10 for Big Fish. Nitro Tournament Rewards are sponsored through Sylacauga Marine. Triton rewards are sponsored through Airport Marine, and Bass Cash through AmFirst.
Paid anglers will be provided Jacks’ biscuits for breakfast and lunch from Landmark BBQ, and will be entered into two drawings. Boat numbers will be entered for a chance to win one of two $250 Bass Pro gift cards. The other drawing is for ANGLERS and SPECTATORS for a chance to win lots of awesome draw prizes. Additional tickets are available for a $5.00 donation or 5 tickets for a $20.00 donation. Must be present at the time of drawing to win any prizes!
DOWNLOAD a tournament registration form at https://www.gibmovement.com/copy-of-2020-fishing-tourney-flyer-
The God is Bigger Movement is also looking for tournament sponsors. Sponsors who give a monetary donation or a merchandise donation valued at $250 or more will have a 3’ x 5’ banner displayed at the tournament and will be acknowledged on the GIBM social media sites. Any donation is greatly appreciated and all sponsors will be listed at the event. For GIBM sponsorship information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The God is Bigger Movement is a non-profit 501(C)3 independent organization that began in 2011 when the creator Rachel Shaneyfelt was diagnosed with Mesothelioma. Shaneyfelt started making and giving away t-shirts as a reminder that God is Bigger. When the t-shirts became too costly, Rachel developed a challenge for her small group after ordering the first batch of 1,000 God Is Bigger bracelets, asking members to give them away to a complete stranger. Within one week, they had all been given away.
Over the next seven years, with the proceeds from GIBM merchandise and fundraisers, over 500,000 grey silicone bracelets have been given out worldwide to missionaries, charities, abused women, the homeless, for those who are hurting or lost, or given to total strangers as a reminder that “When life gets big, God is bigger.” The ministry is based on Luke 1:37 “For with God nothing shall be impossible”.
In August 2017, Rachel Shaneyfelt, the founder of the God is Bigger Movement passed away after a six-year battle with mesothelioma. It was Rachel’s wish that the God Is Bigger Movement continue. Her family and friends continue to spread the God is Bigger Movement in her honor to bring Glory to God