Covenant of Relationships PDF
*Note – The Covenant of Relationships is a historical document. Although board names have changed, the Covenant of Relationships continues to apply to the bodies privileged to be parties to this Covenant, which are: The Board of General Ministries of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA); the national Related Boards of the ABC; the thirty three boards of the Regions State Conventions and Standard City Societies (R/S/C’s) currently affiliated with the ABC, and the boards of any future R/S/C units.
Bylaws (June 2011) PDF
Summary of Proposed Bylaw Amendments PDF (as introduced June 28, 2015 at Biennial Mission Summit in Overland Park, Kansas)
Standing Rules (June 2015) PDF
Autonomy and Interdependence PDF
Representative Process Organizational Chart JPG
Statements of Concern Report 2011 PDF
Together in Mission PDF
Policy Statements and Resolutions
Fiscal Policy Documents:
- Budget Covenant
- Budget Covenant Operating Guidelines Manual
- Financial Statements
Board of General Ministries Documents
Board of General Ministries Expense Voucher Form
Please Note – The 2015 Biennial Minutes will not be official minutes until approved by delegates at the 2017 Biennial Mission Summit, June 30-July 2, in Portland, Oregon.
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