An initiative led by the Community on Christian Unity and Interfaith Relations of the American Baptist Churches USA Board of General Ministries with a goal of creating an atmosphere where these two faith communities can live in peace and respect with one another and promote the common good in the society in which we live and in the broader.
Events and Efforts
- 3rd Baptist-Muslim Dialogue, Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake, WI | April 16-19, 2018
- Announcement news release
- Post-event news release
- March 22, 2021 follow-up video-conference meeting – Agenda
- American Baptist Churches of the Rochester-Genesee region participants in the Baptist-Muslim Dialogue initiative. Read more here.
- ABC-related educational institutes hosted national and regional events to launch the Baptist Muslim Dialogue initiative. Read more here.
- The Washington Declaration: a call to action focused on the Abrahamic faiths, led by the Alliance of Virtue for the Common Good | 02-07-2018
- The Marrakesh Declaration: a legal framework and call to action on the rights of religious minorities in Muslim-majority lands | 01-27-2016. See related news release here.
The following videos, created in Spring 2021, can be used for individual reflection or group discussion related to significance of Baptist-Muslim Dialogue. See the description above each video clip to learn more about the video content.
ABCUSA General Secretary Emeritus A. Roy Medley reflects on the question: What was the impetus for starting the Baptist Muslim Dialogue?
Barreto reflects on the question: What does God continue to call us to as it relates to the Baptist-Muslim Dialogue?
Medley and CCUIR Chair Raimundo Barreto reflect on the question: What have you seen unfolding as a result of the various Baptist Muslim Dialogues?
Medley reflects on the question: What does God continue to call us to as it relates to the Baptist-Muslim Dialogue?