On August 1, 2012, the work of interim ministry placements previously arranged by Interim Ministries-ABC moved over to become a ministry of ABCUSA.
ABCUSA Vice President Don Ng attended the recent 2012 Asian Conference & Asian American Baptist Caucus Convocation in Waltham, Mass. Below is a meditation written by Ng about his experience and excitement for the future of American Baptist Churches USA as we learn from others and grow in new ways. In August, the Asian Caucus […]
Let us work together so the 2012 International Day of Prayer for Peace becomes a day of commitment to feed our loving, compassionate nature, working for peace…
A great privilege of serving as president of the American Baptist Churches is membership on the General Council of the Baptist World Alliance which met in Santiago, Chile this past July. It was an odd preparation experience to pull out winter-weight clothes while our air conditioner ran at peak levels trying to deal with the […]
American Baptist Churches USA has received some monetary gifts from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous and who asks that the funds be used to address “housing, feeding, education and health with regards to the less fortunate.”
Immerse, the 2012 National Gathering of American Baptist Youth, met this summer from July 24-28 in Washington, DC. For an update about the conference, click here. General Secretary Roy Medley was able to visit and address the youth attending the gathering. Speaking to the Immerse attendees, Medley called for the youth to be “maladjusted” to a […]
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Rev. Dr. Leo Thorne, Associate General Secretary for Mission Resource Development, was recently invited by the ABMen-USA President Lucky Ray to visit and take part in work being done in Arizona by American Baptist Men.
The following message is an excerpt from a message given by General Secretary Roy Medley at Green Lake Conference Center/American Baptist Assembly in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Summer time, especially at Green Lake Conference Center, naturally evokes images and memories of hospitality, of welcome. Can you recall the most extravagant welcome you have ever received? Mine […]
“Transformed by the Spirit” is an ambitious initiative of the National Executive Council (NEC) of American Baptist Churches USA. The process will engage local congregations across the denomination in a journey of identifying the significant challenges that face our churches, our regions, and our national bodies in today’s culture, and wrestling with the changes that […]