I encourage all American Baptists to be a neighbor this week. Be the kind of neighbor that Jesus taught us to be. No matter what happens this week, it will be a difficult week for some. Reach out to others via email, chat, twitter, and other forms of social media. Let’s wear ourselves out asking […]
As we approach our national election we encourage you to visit our page for Golden Rule 2020. This initiative encourages people to apply Christian teachings to our political discussions. The purpose of Golden Rule 2020: A Call for Dignity and Respect is to promote the application of the Golden Rule in interactions during this election year. […]
Continue to pray for the planners of the June 2022 event “Celebrating Ministering Women: Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” The conference, which moved from June 2020 to June 15-18, 2022, will meet at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wisconsin. The conference will highlight inspiring women in ministry, and will bring together men, women, lay […]
Anti-Racism Task Force Update September 17, 2020 The Call to Prayer event for anti-racism was held on August 5, 2020 with over 150 participants. A dozen American Baptists participated in the Call to Prayer by sharing their prayers and reflections on anti-racism. Those who shared their reflections showed great commitment on that day. One person […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (9/2/20)—Three American Baptist regions have announced a weekly Multi Region Race and Justice Forum beginning on September 8, 2020. The forum will meet in the format of a Bible Study for Pastors and Church Leaders every Tuesday from September 8 through October 6 on Zoom. Each week the forum will begin with […]
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 […]
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, […]