February 18, 2016
February 17, 2016
February 16, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/16/16)—Are the ancient women of the Bible relevant today? Yes. Stories of women in the Bible such as Rahab and Ruth, Hannah and Huldah are familiar to most, but what makes these stories significant and relevant today is the ability to take their experiences and apply them to our own situations and personal stories to discover God’s presence both then and now. Through Her Eyes: Bible Studies on Women in Scripture does just that.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/16/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) joined other members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) in submitting to ExxonMobil a climate change-related resolution that is now in review at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
ExxonMobil investors received a challenge from the company that seeks to exclude the climate-justice proposal from this year’...
February 11, 2016
Do you struggle for balance between prayer and activity?
Do you long for more silence and solitude in your life and ministry?
More energy for compassion, peace and justice?
This conference, offered in a retreat style and in two locations for 2016, provides a unique opportunity to explore and practice the contemplative life together.
We’ll focus on your own spiritual practice providing time to develop...
February 9, 2016
2016-2017 ABC Directory/Planning Calendar is available for download. Churches and individuals may print this calendar as a reference tool for use in weekly planning throughout the calendar year.
February 8, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/8/16)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries will have a presence at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York City, March 14-16, 2016, and at the Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C., April 15-18, 2016. AB Women’s Ministries Coordinator for Mission with Women and Girls, Bonnie Sestito, and Associate Executive Director Rev. Sandra Hasenauer will attend both events and invite other American Baptist women to join them....