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  • 2/15/2018 - Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort
    Houston, Texas May 13-19, 2018 Team Leaders: Rev. Mark Brady, Pastor FBC, Kitttanning p Rev. Tim Schwartz Disaster Relief Coordinator, Houston/Galveston More than likely, our teams will be working on...
  • 2/13/2018 - ABHMS Puerto Rico Fundraising Goal Surpassed
    Thanks to the generous contributions of congregations, organizations and individuals both in and outside of the American Baptist family, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is elated to...
  • 2/12/2018 - ABCUSA General Sect Lee Spitzer at Puerto Rico
    In recent months, Rev. Dr. Lee Spitzer, General Secretary of the American Baptist Churches USA, had opportunity to visit with congregants in Puerto Rico. Below are two video recordings of...
  • 2/12/2018 - Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico
    Continuing Dates through 2018 Puerto Rico Join American Baptist Home Mission Societies and Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico for ongoing volunteer service, as we seek to rebuild, restore and renew...
  • 2/12/2018 - La Paz Mexico Mission Trips 2018
    TRIP #1 June 23-30 TRIP #2 June 29 - July 6 Interested in going? Contact Eric Kraihanzel 610-464-5714 or revejk@gmail.com
  • 2/9/2018 - Green Lake Conference Center 2018
    Green Lake Conference Center is the historic place and space of ReCreation for Christian groups to discover God's better version of themselves and their world and for nonprofit, educational and...
  • 2/6/2018 - Tuskeegee Alabama Rural Ministry
    Parkesburg Baptist Church Summer 2018 Mission Trip July 15- 21, 2018 Where: Tuskegee, Alabama Work: Alabama Rural Ministry focuses on rural poverty, helping those in need through home repair and...
  • 2/2/2018 - The Road To Resurrection
    Springfield Baptist Church is planning a very special weekend in spiritual preparation for Easter. The congregation will present a community outreach program: “ The Road to Resurrection ”...
  • 2/1/2018 - ABHMS honors Black History Month
    Throughout the month of February, and continuing each Thursday, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will feature a different prominent Baptist individual on its website in honor of Black...
  • 2/1/2018 - Christian Sympathy Earnest Jones
    A funeral service celebrating the life of Rev. Dr. Ernest H. Jones, age 56, of Newark and formerly of Brooklyn, New York will be held on Saturday, February 3, at First Baptist Church of Newark, 1000...
  • 2/1/2018 - A Higher Way American Baptists and Our Neighbors
    American Baptist Churches USA General Secretary Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer published a pastoral letter today entitled, “A Higher Way: American Baptists and Our Neighbors.” Read the full...
  • 1/31/2018 - BIM Moves To New Location
    On February 2, 2018, the domestic personnel of International Ministries (IM) will be making a half-mile move to a new office space. IM will be open for ministry business on February 5. Please make...
  • 1/31/2018 - ABCUSA Chaplain Endorsements
    Congratulations to all of our newly endorsed chaplains in 2017 including two ABCOPAD clergy [ American Baptist Chaplaincy and Specialized Ministries ] : The Rev. Richard Hill - Healthcare Chaplain...
  • 1/30/2018 - ABCUSA Leaders Visit Puerto Rico
    A delegation of American Baptists and partners led by American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) and American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) traveled to Puerto Rico January 26-29, 2018, to meet...
  • 1/25/2018 - Christian Sympathy Eugene Charsky
    Eugene Arthur Charsky, 84, of Wellsboro, a devoted servant of the Lord’s ministry for over 58 years, finished his work here and was called home by the Lord on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the...
  • 1/24/2018 - Lenten Journal 2018
    It's been an annual gift from Dr. Richard Rusbuldt. Our former Executive Minister has once again provided the ABCOPAD family with an outstanding devotional booklet for the Lenten season. Thanks,...
  • 1/23/2018 - ABCOPAD, Jefferson Baptist, and Haiti
    Volunteers from across the region are preparing for a week of volunteer service in Haiti. Here is an update from Jefferson Baptist Church and Pastor John Dorean. Let's keep the members of this team...
  • 1/23/2018 - ABWM Calls New Executive Director
    The national board of managers of American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, that the Rev. Gina C. Jacobs-Strain has accepted its invitation and call to...
  • 1/17/2018 - Discipleship Matters
    In response to requests for bulletin inserts aligned with American Baptist values, ABHMS has created the “Discipleship Matters” fee-free monthly inserts for inclusion in church bulletins....
  • 1/16/2018 - America For Christ 2018
    For American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), equipping disciples entails supporting and enabling highly motivated Christian disciple-makers who are delivering the Good News of Jesus Christ...
  • 1/16/2018 - The Extraordinary Story of Ann Hasseltine Judson
    Judson Press, the publishing arm of American Baptist Home Mission Societies, announces the release of The Extraordinary Story of Ann Hasseltine Judson: A Life Beyond Boundaries , by noted author...
  • 1/12/2018 - ABHMS 2018 Volunteer Mission Opportunities
    Volunteer to help rebuild, restore, renew and bring God’s healing love to families and communities across the United States mainland and Puerto Rico Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing . . . Puerto...
  • 1/5/2018 - Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Update
    More Pictures from FBC Norristown https://photos.app.goo.gl/zK0xo0agnAh0RKyz1 More Pictures from FBC Bethlehem https://photos.app.goo.gl/eVdOnu0UplAGCcCH2 More Pictures from Parkesburg Baptist Church...
  • 1/3/2018 - Christian Sympathy Thomas McInnes
    Rev. Thomas J. McInnes, Chaplain (Col), U.S. Army Retired, accepted his final assignment to be present with his Lord Jesus Christ on Dec. 16th, surrounded by his loving family. Rev. McInnes leaves a...
  • 11/1/2017 - Stand in the Gap
    It’s been more than a month since Hurricanes Irma and Maria together delivered a devastating one-two punch to the people of Puerto Rico. Seventy percent of homes, hospitals, churches, schools...