East Lansing - Once again American Baptists across Michigan sacrificially supported American Baptist missions through United Mission, five major offerings, institutional support and specific gifts in 2016.
Mrs. Lynne Punnett began serving as ABC-MI's coordinator for Region Mission Teams in April 2013. She has organized and served on multiple trips to Haiti since 2011. Please read her moving report of the work God orchestrated during the November 2016 Mission Trip to Haiti!
The National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. Inc., is the largest Black Baptist Convention, counting millions of members from Churches, District Associations, and State Conventions across the Continental United States and around the world. (Note: the Rev. Wyne and Second Baptist Church of Battle Creek are dually-aligned with American Baptist Churches USA and the National Baptist Convention, USA)
The Detroit chapter of the United Negro College Fund honored the Rev. Dr. Johnson posthumously with an award because of her excellent work in the community and her dedication to helping young people continue their education.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/7/16) - Initial grants totaling $25,000 in One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) emergency relief funds are on their way to American Baptist International Ministries (IM) partners in Haiti, Cuba and the Caribbean after Hurricane Matthew barreled through on October 3rd and 4th, 2016. The Category 4 storm brought heavy winds and torrential downpours on the island nations in its path.
FBC, Niles celebrated it's 175th anniversary with a special service on November 6, 2016.
A "Farewell Service" themed "God's Ambassador: Approved, Appointed, Anointed" was held Sunday, October 23rd for Rev. Dr. Stewart.