ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary

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ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary

Staff Directory

The General Secretary and the ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary staff are charged with a number of specific responsibilities which articulate the vision of the denomination as it seeks to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.

These responsibilities include: implementing policy decisions of the Board of General Ministries; relating to and coordinating the work of the national and regional boards; fostering ecumenical and interfaith relations; providing church stewardship resources and raising the mission budget through the office of Mission Resource Development, and processing the receipts and disbursement of contributions to American Baptist Mission Support through the Office of the Treasurer; working with Regional Ministries and the Regional Executive Ministers Council; operating the American Baptist Churches Information Systems; overseeing the Mission Resource Development’s communication duties and such denomination-wide media as the American Baptist News Service and the American Baptist homepage on the World Wide Web; overseeing Women in Ministry and Transition Ministries which are housed under the offices of ABCUSA; providing travel and conference planning and scheduling services through the Office of Travel and Conference Planning; providing staff services for the Board of General Ministries; arranging for the Biennial Meetings of the denomination; operating a human resource development program; and maintaining denominational records.

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