KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (1/8/24)—Resources are now available for an inspiring and mission-focused Sunday as we celebrate ABCUSA Sunday in February! We believe that mission is at the heart of what we do, and this special occasion is an opportunity for us to come together in unity and purpose, celebrating our history and future together. Churches are invited to choose either the Sunday before Valentine’s Day (Feb. 11) or the Sunday after (Feb. 18), or a Sunday of their choice, to celebrate.
All tools you need are now available at www.abc-usa.org/abcusasunday. Tools include: printable ABCUSA Sunday poster, bulletin inserts, videos, prayer prompts, American Baptist history resources, and more.
Here are some important details for ABCUSA Sunday:
Date: February 11 or 18 (Choose the date that works best for your congregation)
Theme: Mission is at the heart of what we do
Timing: The Sunday before and after Valentine’s Day
As part of the materials for ABCUSA Sunday, we are excited to introduce a new video: The Way of Discipleship – Giving! Share the videos below with your congregation as you wish. Play during your Sunday service, post on social media or on your church website, and/or include links in your newsletters/emails.
On ABCUSA Sunday, American Baptists will learn more about what it means to be American Baptist through our history and Baptist distinctives. We will also join together in prayer – Include in your celebration prayer for our new General Secretary Rev. Dr. Gina Jacobs-Strain, pray for for our many partners in mission, including our leaders, pastors, global servants, staff, regions, and churches.
Give thanks for how God has blessed us with a rich history and in faith as we continue to seek God’s mission. We are United in Christ, Together in Mission!
Let’s join together in embracing the spirit of mission and discipleship as we celebrate ABCUSA Sunday. Your active participation and sharing in February will help spread the message of our collective mission.
American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with approximately 5,000 congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.