Go to a New Land: Journeying Toward God, a conference presented by American Baptist Churches USA and the Minister’s Council, met from Monday, January 23 – Thursday, January 26 in Orlando, Florida. The conference marked the second time that the Orientation to American Baptist Life conference for new ministers and seminarians has joined together with the Ministry Renewal conference traditionally sponsored by the Ministers Council.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/17/12)—At the Mission Center yesterday, Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, executive director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), presented a $10,000 check for the Arizona Hopi Mission Project to Lucky Ray, president of American Baptist Men-USA (ABMen-USA). “The ABMen-USA Ministry Team greatly appreciates the support of ABHMS,” said Ray. “Thank […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/17/12)—Once again, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will sponsor “Here Until the Work is Done VI” Ecumenical Work Week 2012 in New Orleans, La., Aug. 5-11. Volunteers of all faiths are needed to help Hurricane Katrina victims, still living with destruction wrought by the storm, to rebuild homes, churches and […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/16/12)—Rev. Sandra Wimpelberg of Nashville has been appointed Vice President of Development at Green Lake Conference Center (GLCC). She will lead Green Lake’s relationship-building initiatives with donors of time, finances and prayer to build God’s kingdom through the ministry at Green Lake. A native of Scotland, Sandra attended Bible College in […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/14/12)—Congregations, regions and community ministries related to American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) are invited to apply for 2012 grants from American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) for support of programs that address needs of children living in poverty in their local communities. At least 10 grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/3/12)—The Board of Directors of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) met in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 30-Feb. 1 to form a foundation of spiritual practice and develop an understanding of roles and responsibilities in light of individual and group strengths. Rev. Dr. Clifford I. Johnson, president, called the meeting an “orientation […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/1/12)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries invites women to attend the 2012 National Women’s Conference, “In the Potter’s Hands: Sculpted Vessels,” July 21-27, 2012, at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference will include learning experiences (workshops) and multi-day seminars on a wide range of topics, hands-on mission opportunities, international […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/1/12)—Two new videos both featuring Malkhaz Songulashvili, archbishop of the Evangelical Baptist Church (EBC) of the Republic of Georgia have been released by American Baptist International Ministries (IM). The videos can be viewed and downloaded from http://www.internationalministries.org/podcasts. Songulashvili serves the Baptist Church in a variety of ways in the Republic of […]