Beginning in the mid-1930's, American Baptist congregations received a Communion Fellowship Offering on the first Sunday of each month providing financial assistance to the denomination’s elderly ministers, missionaries and their widowed spouses. In 1977, American Baptist Churches USA officially launched the Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering (RMMO) to continue this tradition.
We are not alone. God is with us; Immanuel. Sing praise to God for the great turning! This devotion was shared on the ABCUSA website.
The Hopevale Commemoration is a joint project of the ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary, American Baptist International Ministries, the American Baptist Historical Society and the Green Lake Conference Center. The 2019 Commemoration is powered in part by United Mission and a grant from the Lee and Lois Spitzer Endless Possibilities Charitable Fund in honor of the friendship between ABCUSA and the Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches.
You shall hallow the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout the land…it shall be a jubilee for you. Leviticus 25:10
International Ministries (IM) is partnering with the Lott Carey Global Missional Community and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) to assist in recovery efforts in the Bahamas following the devastating blow inflicted by Hurricane Dorian in early September.
American Baptist young adults (19 – 29 years old), from ABC regions and churches, are invited to apply for this cross-cultural spiritually significant, educationally relevant short-term mission opportunity. This pilot project will provide opportunities for American Baptist young adults to discern and live out their faith in experiential settings across the globe. The project will invite up to 12 young adults (no more than two from one region) to explore the call of God in their lives.
The ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary invites participation in Golden Rule 2020: A Call for Dignity and Respect in Politics. On Sunday, November 3, 2019⸺exactly one year before the 2020 election⸺American Baptist Churches USA joined more than a dozen other denominations and faith-based groups from a broad theological spectrum to be a part of Golden Rule 2020.