News from Global Servants Bill and Ann Clemmer regarding the Ebola crisis in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
A great time was had by all who attended the ABW of MI Experiences that Equip and Encourage Conference at St Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt, MI.
DeWitt, MI—American Baptist Churches of Michigan actively serving pastors and retired pastors gathered at the St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt, MI for the annual Clergy Retreat April 28-30.
Dr. James Leonard has been elected chairperson of the ABC-MI Commission on Ordination and Standing.
“Togetherness” denotes the removal of barriers, a sense of common purpose, belonging, shared goals. This certainly was the spirit of the early church as described in Acts 2:44 and Acts 4:32. This is also the spirit of our association together as the American Baptist Churches of Michigan (ABC-MI). We are “together” in this time and in this place as the body of Christ, called “together” to serve. To be together, we need to know each other so that we might uplift one another and pray for and support one another - as a family should. To that end, this space will be dedicated to spotlight one of our church families. By Rev.Tom Case
As American Baptists, we stand in sincere sympathy with all people who suffer violence, injury and harm, regardless of religion, race, gender, culture or ethnicity. We oppose terrorism, violence and hateful ideologies. The Gospel of love surely shall triumph over evil. Yet, as a committed follower of Jesus Christ...
At the ABC-MI Executive Committee meeting held on Tuesday January 29th, Executive Minister, Dr. Michael Williams, submitted a letter announcing his intention to retire effective December 31, 2019.