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Task Force on Anti-Racism Forming, Application Deadline Approaches

Task Force on Anti-Racism Forming, Application Deadline Approaches

Following an American Baptist Churches USA Call to Prayer event held on August 5 (video included below), American Baptists are ...
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Join us for a Call to Prayer Event on Wednesday, August 5

Join us for a Call to Prayer Event on Wednesday, August 5

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/3/20)—American Baptists and friends are invited to join American Baptist Churches USA for a Call to ...
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Oklahoma Couple Endorsed as Global Servants to Serve in Thailand

Oklahoma Couple Endorsed as Global Servants to Serve in Thailand

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/7/20)—Eric and Yuree Lembke have been endorsed by International Ministries (IM) to begin the process of ...
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Baptists One in Prayer

Baptists One in Prayer

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Baptist World Alliance is issuing an invitation to Baptists worldwide to join ...
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Supporting Churches, Pastors, and Regions: A Letter from the ABCUSA Acting General Secretary

Supporting Churches, Pastors, and Regions: A Letter from the ABCUSA Acting General Secretary

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/27/20)—On March 27, 2020, Acting General Secretary Dr. C. Jeff Woods published a letter to American ...
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American Baptist Leaders Issue Call to Prayer

American Baptist Leaders Issue Call to Prayer

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/20/20)—The members of the National Executive Council and the members of the Regional Executive Ministers Council ...
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Burma Refugee Commission Recommends Plan of Action After New Expanded Travel Ban Announced

Burma Refugee Commission Recommends Plan of Action After New Expanded Travel Ban Announced

VALLEY FORGE, PA (2/18/20)—On January 31, 2020, President Trump signed a Presidential Proclamation that expands Travel Ban 3.0 to certain ...
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ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary Hosts Open House

ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary Hosts Open House

The American Baptist Churches USA Office of the General Secretary held an Open House in its new Roblee Ministry Building, ...
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Registration Now Open for “Celebrating Ministering Women: Radical. Redeemed. Ready.”

Registration Now Open for “Celebrating Ministering Women: Radical. Redeemed. Ready.”

Note added on 5/29/20 - This conference has been postponed and rescheduled for June 2022. Visit  www.radicalredeemedready.com for more information ...
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Keynote Speakers Announced for June 2020 Celebrating Ministering Women Conference

Keynote Speakers Announced for June 2020 Celebrating Ministering Women Conference

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/15/20)—The Planning Team of the “Celebrating Ministering Women: Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” conference, meeting June 16-19, 2020 ...
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2020-2021 ABC Directory/Planning Calendar Now Available!

2020-2021 ABC Directory/Planning Calendar Now Available!

The 2020-2021 ABC Directory/Planning Calendar is available for download. We invite you to print this calendar as a reference tool ...
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“Celebrating Ministering Women: Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” Conference Announced for June 2020

“Celebrating Ministering Women: Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” Conference Announced for June 2020

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/8/20)—American Baptist Churches USA and American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) are partnering to present a unique ...
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As We Enter 2020...A Message from American Baptist Churches USA Acting General Secretary

As We Enter 2020…A Message from American Baptist Churches USA Acting General Secretary

Happy New Year! Have you made your New Year’s resolution yet? “I resolve to…” As Christians, perhaps these should be ...
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A Christmas Devotion - Life is Better with God in Charge

A Christmas Devotion – Life is Better with God in Charge

What if our American Baptist family were in charge of the first Christmas? We would unquestionably be telling a different ...
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ABCUSA Young Adult Caucus Meets, Plans for Future

ABCUSA Young Adult Caucus Meets, Plans for Future

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/20/19)—Leadership of the Young Adult Caucus of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) met November 8 at ...
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American Baptist Churches Mission Table Event to be Held May 2020

American Baptist Churches Mission Table Event to be Held May 2020

 VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/18/19)—The American Baptist Churches Board of General Ministries announces a Mission Table, to take place May ...
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Hopevale Commemoration Sunday

Hopevale Commemoration Sunday

An Invitation In response to the 75th Commemoration (in 2018) of the Hopevale martyrdom in the Philippines in which missionaries ...
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Burma Refugee Commission Releases Declaration of Concern for Safety of President of the Kachin Baptist Convention of Myanmar

Burma Refugee Commission Releases Declaration of Concern for Safety of President of the Kachin Baptist Convention of Myanmar

VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/30/19)—The American Baptist Churches Burma Refugee Commission released a Declaration of Concern on August 30, expressing ongoing ...
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A Pastoral Letter from ABCUSA General Secretary Lee B. Spitzer

A Pastoral Letter from ABCUSA General Secretary Lee B. Spitzer

Read a pastoral letter from General Secretary Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer, written April 29, 2019, below. If you would ...
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ABCUSA Biennial Academy Tracks and Sessions Announced

ABCUSA Biennial Academy Tracks and Sessions Announced

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/24/19)—On Saturday, June 22, 2019, an ABCUSA Biennial Academy will be held during the American Baptist ...
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Beach Break: A 3-Day Youth Conference” Announced; Join Us June 21-23 in Virginia Beach

Beach Break: A 3-Day Youth Conference” Announced; Join Us June 21-23 in Virginia Beach

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/15/19)—American Baptist pastors, youth leaders and youth are invited to bring your youth groups to Beach ...
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Burma Refugee Commission Addresses Board of General Ministries

Burma Refugee Commission Addresses Board of General Ministries

At its recent meeting, on November 11, the American Baptist Churches USA Board of General Ministries heard from a delegation ...
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ABCUSA Board of General Ministries Meets in King of Prussia, Pa.

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/14/18)—The Board of General Ministries of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) met November 9-11, 2018, at ...
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Prescription: Add Salt – A Reflection on the 2018 World Mission Conference

The reflection below was written by Rev. Dr. Kevin A. Walden, associate general secretary for Congregational and Pastoral Effectiveness with ...
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Journeying Toward the Summit by the Sea

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/17/18)—American Baptist Churches USA General Secretary Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer published a pastoral letter today ...
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"A Higher Way" Pastoral Letter Translated into Spanish; “Una manera más alta: Bautistas Americanos y nuestros vecinos”

“A Higher Way” Pastoral Letter Translated into Spanish; “Una manera más alta: Bautistas Americanos y nuestros vecinos”

American Baptist Churches region Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico has translated “Una manera más alta: Bautistas Americanos y nuestros vecinos” - ...
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A Higher Way: American Baptists and Our Neighbors

A Higher Way: American Baptists and Our Neighbors

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/1/18)—American Baptist Churches USA General Secretary Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer published a pastoral letter today entitled, “A ...
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In Between Hurricanes

Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer, General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA, shared his five key ministry priorities for the ...
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Board of General Ministries Meets, General Secretary Spitzer Highlights Key Ministry Priorities

PORTLAND, OR (6/29/17)—The Board of General Ministries of American Baptist Churches USA met Tuesday, June 27 through Thursday, June 29, 2017, ...
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General Secretary Lee Spitzer Talks Initiatives, Challenges in EthicsDaily.com Interview

Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer, General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA, was interviewed by EthicsDaily.com Media Producer Cliff Vaughn ...
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