VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/28/20)—With over 120 personnel serving in 30 countries, International Ministries (IM) reviews briefings and updates from multiple sources daily. IM’s continual alertness has enabled it to prepare for and respond to the emerging needs of its personnel and those to whom they minister, including during the on-going COVID-19 crisis. In late […]
We pray today for the persons in the path of Hurricane Laura. We pray for their safety, their health, and their endurance as they prepare for this weather emergency in the midst of COVID-19. We also pray for those in Puerto Rico and other parts of the Caribbean who are recovering from the previous effects […]
A webinar entitled “Online Worship: Elements, Interaction and Technology” was presented on Tuesday, August 18, to the Regional Executive Minister’s Council by Dr. Jeremy Fackenthal, Managing Director of the Institute for Ecological Civilization. View a video of the presentation below. View the presentation from the webinar here.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (9/4/20)—The launch of the Word@Hand mobile app was recently announced by Friendship Press. Word@Hand is an innovative Bible engagement app, built for both the novice and scholar, that presents 42-step Word@Hand Journeys of a Bible book, theme, or season of the Christian calendar. Friendship Press, supported by the National Council of Churches […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (9/2/20)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Latino Ministries will sponsor the free “Models of Solidarity Economy in Times of COVID-19” (“Modelos de economía solidaria en tiempos de COVID-19”) virtual conference at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on Sept. 19, via the social media platform ministrElife. Gladys Rodríguez, executive director of Corporación Milagros del […]
Watch the video below for a video update from Dr. C. Jeff Woods, Interim General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA. Woods touches on updates from the ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary, regional ministries and the local church.
The American Baptist Churches USA Office of the General Secretary webinar, “Stewardship and Pandemic,” is now available to view by clicking here. Part of The Generosity Project, an Office of the General Secretary initiative which examines the challenge of stewardship in the 21st century and looks at learning how to re-frame the conversation around stewardship, […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/17/20)—Did you know that over 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have an addiction (excluding tobacco)? Did you know that 100 people die every day from drug overdoses? In response to these alarming statistics and the increase in addictions in the United States, American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) selected “Addiction” […]
Following an American Baptist Churches USA Call to Prayer event held on August 5 (video included below), American Baptists are invited to express interest by applying to serve on a reconstituted Task Force on Anti-Racism. Those interested in applying may find the application form including commitment information here. Applications must be received by August 15. […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/11/20)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) hosted a three day Christian Education and STEAM virtual camp for girls. Participants, ABWM staff, and leaders engaged in Christian Education curriculum that covered healthy friendships, beloved community, and discovering God’s unique purpose for their lives. With the guidance of teachers from Montclair Learning Center (Montclair, NJ), […]