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WASHINGTON, D.C. (ABNS 7/27/12)—Many youth from across the United States and Puerto Rico served as the hands and feet of Christ by participating in mission outreach at various sites here on Wednesday as part of Immerse, the 2012 national gathering of American Baptist youth. Sponsored by Valley Forge, Pa.-headquartered American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), […]
Rev. Dr. Leo Thorne, Associate General Secretary for Mission Resource Development, was recently invited by the ABMen-USA President Lucky Ray to visit and take part in work being done in Arizona by American Baptist Men.
The following message is an excerpt from a message given by General Secretary Roy Medley at Green Lake Conference Center/American Baptist Assembly in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Summer time, especially at Green Lake Conference Center, naturally evokes images and memories of hospitality, of welcome. Can you recall the most extravagant welcome you have ever received? Mine […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/24/12)— Today is the third day of Aids 2012, the XIX International Aids Conference, meeting at the convention center in Washington, D.C. from July 22-27. Comments by national American Baptist leaders on the Occasion of the XIX International Aids Conference: American Baptists celebrate the medical advances that have occurred in the […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/12/12)—The Region Board of American Baptist Churches of New York State (ABC-NYS) announced Wednesday, July 11, that it has called Rev. Dr. James Kelsey as the executive minister of ABC-NYS. Kelsey will begin serving in this position on August 16, 2012. Rev. Dr. C. Jeff Woods, associate general secretary for Regional […]
GREEN LAKE, WI (ABNS 7/12/12)—Green Lake Conference Center is pleased to announce that Troy Weyenberg has accepted the call to become the next Director of Camp Grow Ministries. Paul Ethington and Troy will work together toward a smooth transition during the remainder of July. Troy brings strong leadership, management and sales experience from his current […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/2/12)—New contributions have come in and more are expected for the Challenge Fund which will make it possible to continue the MISSION3 Matching Gift Opportunity until the end of July as originally hoped. This is made possible by gifts from faithful supporters. As of June 30, donations toward the Matching Gift […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/2/12)—Churches and individuals are invited to view and use the videos and photos from all the morning Bible Studies and evening programs at the 2012 World Mission Conference. They are now available on the International Ministries (IM) website. Go to www.internationalministries.org and scroll down to EVENTS to view this material. Churches […]