Reaching New People
You are invited to a weekend workshop
Led by coaching consultant
Rev. Paul Nickerson
at First Baptist Church, West Hartford
September 8-9, 2017
Churches are invited to send teams of 3 or more lay people and pastor for intensive, practical, hands-on training on how growing congregations reach new people. Each church team comes out of the weekend with a 6-month plan of action for outreach.
2017 Annual Gathering
Learning Opportunities at Biennial
The Biennial Mission Summit, June 30 - July 2, in Portland, OR this year will feature Learning Opportunities on both Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
The Saturday afternoon session will include the following Learning Opportunities:Innovative Models of Pastoral Ministry – The POST and The Circuit: Raising Leaders for Region-wide Ministries Women in Ministry Anti-Violence Discipleship – On Earth as in Heaven: Discipleship in Action Gospel in a Rapidly Changing Society – Good News in a Changing Society Next Generation of Leaders – ABC to XYZ: A Multigenerational Conversation with Today’s Church Leaders Storytelling Workshop “Telling Our Faith Story” Journeying to Racial Reconciliation: Action. Reconciliation. Transformation MMBB Financial Wellness: Personal Financial Planning
The Sunday afternoon session will include the following Learning Opportunities:Innovative Models of Pastoral Ministry Women in Ministry Anti-Violence – What Happens in This House, Stays in This House Discipleship – discipleSHIFT Ending Poverty – God’s People Ending Poverty Gospel in a Rapidly Changing Society – Being the Hands and Feet of Christ to your Muslim Neighbors Stories of Who We Are Baptist Talk
Attendees must preregister for Learning Opportunities when they register as individuals for the Biennial Mission Summit.
The Mission Summit will also feature keynote speakers: the Rev. Sharon T. Koh, executive director/CEO of American Baptist International Ministries, Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, executive director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies, and the incoming General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA.
Read more here.
Registration for Biennial Mission Summit
Every two years American Baptists gather to worship, to fellowship, to learn and to dream. This year the gathering is in Portland, Oregon from June 30th to July 2nd. Registration for individuals is now open.