March 11, 2017
Simpson, PA: E PA Diocese issues appeal for Fr. John Nightingale
Following the celebration of a Presanctified Liturgy during Great Lent 2016, Priest John Nightingale—then Acting Rector of Saint Basil Church, Simpson, PA—experienced a tragic accidental fall. While he regained sensation in his arms and legs, he was unable to walk and had minimal use of his arms and hands and, according to His Eminence, Archbishop Mark of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania,...
March 8, 2017
VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/8/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) invites all chaplains, pastoral counselors, campus ministers, spiritual directors and seminarians to its free “Specialized Ministry Summit”—which includes free lunch—11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at Calvary Baptist Church, Denver, Colo.
The purpose is for ABHMS to learn how it can support attendees’ ministries and to update attendees regarding American Baptist endorsement as well as...
February 20, 2017
For Black History Month in February, American Baptist Churches USA is lifting up and celebrating the lives of some of the denomination’s significant leaders through history.
Rev. Veronica ‘Ronny’ Lanier, a Vibrant, Effervescent African American Pioneer, Mission Leader and Educator
Rev. Veronica “Ronny” Lanier (1899-2014) was a pioneering African American mission leader and educator in American Baptist Churches USA (...
February 17, 2017
A UCC minister in Denver is providing pastoral care to a mother and grandmother, now in sanctuary, who has lived in the United States for 20 years and is facing the prospect of deportation.