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Cleveland Baptist Association Announces Interim Executive Minister

VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/10/22)—The Cleveland Baptist Association is pleased to announce Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle has been selected to serve as the Interim Regional Executive Minister of the region. McMickle began in the role on August 1, 2022. He will serve for a period of not more than 18 months while a search for […]

ABHMS Fills Key Intercultural Ministries Leadership Position

VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/10/22)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce the hiring of the Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri as director of Intercultural Ministries. In this role, she will lead a team committed to pursuing ABHMS’ mission of cultivating Christ-centered leaders and disciples who heal and transform communities through ministries of support, education, […]

Nominations Invited for Mowbray Ecumenical Award

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/9/22)—American Baptist Churches USA seeks nominations for the Luke Mowbray Ecumenical Award, which recognizes an individual for outstanding ecumenical work at the local, state, national or international level, either as a volunteer or paid professional. This award will be presented at the American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) 2023 Biennial Mission Summit […]

General Secretary Search Committee Announces Additional Focus Groups, Connection Updates

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/29/22)—The Search Committee for the next General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA is pleased to announce additional Focus Groups, and invites American Baptists to participate in a focus group. View the full updated message from the Search Committee below. The General Secretary Search Committee has added four new Focus Group […]

2021 Annual Summary Now Available

We invite you to view our newly published 2021 Annual Summary. This publication provides a glimpse into the work of the American Baptist Churches USA Office of the General Secretary during the previous year. We are excited to share a look at the ministries and role of the Office of the General Secretary. Learn more […]

Worship Recordings from 2021 ABCUSA Biennial Mission Summit Now Viewable Online

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/12/22)—American Baptists and friends are invited to enjoy the worship sessions from the American Baptist Churches USA Biennial Mission Summit 2021 — An Online Experience, which met June 24-26, 2021. The Worship sessions from each evening during the event, centered around the conference theme Imagine and three event subthemes – Imagine Unity, […]

ABHMS Fills Key Intercultural Ministries Leadership Position

VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/10/22)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce the hiring of the Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri as director of Intercultural Ministries. In this role, she will lead a team committed to pursuing ABHMS’ mission of cultivating Christ-centered leaders and disciples who heal and transform communities through ministries of support, education, […]

ABHMS Calls for One Great Hour of Sharing Contributions to Aid Victims of Eastern Kentucky floods

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/3/22)—In response to devastating flash floods in counties throughout Eastern Kentucky that were spawned by torrential rains, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA, has launched a One Great Hour of Sharing campaign to raise much-needed funds to aid victims of a natural disaster that […]

International Ministries Endorses Luis Matos to Serve in Mexico

VALLEY FORGE, PA (7/1/22)—Luis Matos, husband of International Ministries (IM) Global Servant Sarah Matos, began to discern God’s call to serve overseas after he met Sarah. In 2019, he attended International Ministries’ Hear the Call Retreat, where he began to explore how God might be leading him. Matos completed an interdisciplinary studies bachelor’s degree from […]

Registration Now Available for 2022 Transition Ministries Training Session

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/21/22)—In late August and early September 2022, Transition Ministries will host its next opportunity for pastors and other ministerial leaders to learn more about the skills needed to lead a church through a time of pastoral transition. Transition Ministries will offer an online training event on Friday, August 26-Saturday, August 27 […]

General Secretary Search Committee Announces Upcoming Focus Group Sessions

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/20/22)—The Search Committee for the next General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA seeks input from American Baptists across the United States and Puerto Rico. American Baptists are invited to participate in a focus group with a member of the Search Committee. View the full message from the Search Committee below. […]

“Embracing Stewardship: Looking Through the Lens of Love” Webinar Recording Now Available

The recording from our latest Generosity Project webinar, “Embracing Stewardship: Looking Through the Lens of Love” which took place on Thursday, July 7, 2022, is now available online. View the recording of the webinar to hear a powerful story from Rev. Dr. Henrietta Carter and to be inspired to learn how to embrace stewardship through the […]

“Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” Conference Registration Deadline is Friday, May 13

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/11/22)—This Friday, May 13 is the registration deadline for the “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” conference, coming Wednesday-Saturday, June 15-18, 2022 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wis. “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” celebrates women ministerial leaders, their myriad journeys into ministry and their many ways of ministering. The celebration includes recognition […]

Reduced Registration Fee for “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” Conference to Continue Throughout Registration Period

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/1/22)—Planners of the “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” conference, coming Wednesday-Saturday, June 15-18, 2022 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wis., have made the decision to continue offering the reduced event registration fee of $139 throughout the remainder of the registration period, which closes on May 13. Given uncertainty about […]

ABWIM to Welcome and Celebrate Notable Past Leadership at Radical. Redeemed. Ready.

VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/28/22)—Registration for the “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” conference, to be held June 15-18, 2022 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wis., is open through May 13, 2022. Make plans now to attend and to celebrate ministering women with notable leaders from throughout the history of American Baptist Women in Ministry. […]

“Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” Conference Registration Deadline is Friday, May 13

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/11/22)—This Friday, May 13 is the registration deadline for the “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” conference, coming Wednesday-Saturday, June 15-18, 2022 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wis. “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” celebrates women ministerial leaders, their myriad journeys into ministry and their many ways of ministering. The celebration includes recognition […]

Reduced Registration Fee for “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” Conference to Continue Throughout Registration Period

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/1/22)—Planners of the “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” conference, coming Wednesday-Saturday, June 15-18, 2022 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wis., have made the decision to continue offering the reduced event registration fee of $139 throughout the remainder of the registration period, which closes on May 13. Given uncertainty about […]

ABWIM to Welcome and Celebrate Notable Past Leadership at Radical. Redeemed. Ready.

VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/28/22)—Registration for the “Radical. Redeemed. Ready.” conference, to be held June 15-18, 2022 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wis., is open through May 13, 2022. Make plans now to attend and to celebrate ministering women with notable leaders from throughout the history of American Baptist Women in Ministry. […]