VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/18/13)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will host “Reconnect, Renew, Re-envision”—a young adult gathering to precede the American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) Mission Summit/Biennial—June 20 and 21, 2013, at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Overland Park/Kansas City, Kan.
The purpose is for young adults aged 16-29 to reconnect with each other and the ongoing ministries of ABHMS; renew their commitment to acts of discipleship, community and justice in the local church and denomination; and re-envision ABHMS’ ministries for this generation. In addition, they will be welcome to participate in guided Mission Summit experiences.
Highlights will include worship, scheduled social time, a hands-on mission activity and roundtable discussions about the scope and design of ABHMS’ future ministries for youth and young adults.
The $50 fee per participant includes housing for events before and during Mission Summit; Mission Summit registration; and all meals, except the pre-Mission Summit breakfast. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from Overland Park/Kansas City. Participants must be at least aged 16 by or on June 1, 2013.
Registration will be limited to the first 100 applicants. Registration deadline is May 26, 2013. For more information, please contact the Rev. Trevor Beauford, ABHMS Youth and Young Adult Ministries, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-768-2145. To receive registration information, please contact Loretta Harper at email@example.com or 610-768-2462.
ABHMS—the domestic mission arm of American Baptist Churches USA—ministers as the caring heart and serving hands of Jesus Christ across the United States and Puerto Rico through a multitude of initiatives that focus on discipleship, community and justice.
American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with over 5,200 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.