May this season of Advent, this season of waiting, bless you richly.
The 2016 RMMO theme is "Faith through Gratitude." “We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love and your endurance by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.” I Thessalonians 1:2-3
East Lansing—The ABC-MI Region Board and Ministry Teams met Saturday, November 5, 2016 for their semi-annual meeting. President Dr. Nancy Lewis presided over the meeting.
The board of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) seeks nominations for 2017 ministry awards that honor American Baptist individuals, churches or other organizations for exceptional faithfulness in ministry.
Many who are working in a specific ministry area or are in a congregational leadership role feel the need to further their knowledge and skill bases in specific areas. There are those who find themselves for the first time as congregational leaders who feel they are not properly prepared or trained. There are also those who feel called to do specific ministries in their own congregations but have not had the opportunity to learn the techniques they need, to be able to participate in those ministry areas. If this describes you, then you might consider taking one or more of the specific modules offered in the Ministry Leadership Institute programs.
Delegates gathered Saturday, October 22 at the Crosspointe Meadows Church in Novi for worship; fellowship; the joint Annual Business Meeting of the American Baptist Churches of Michigan (ABC-MI) and Michigan Baptist Convention (MBC); and workshops focused on the theme for the day, “Renewed by the Spirit.”