Annual Gathering, 2020
You are invited to ABCCONN's 2020 Annual Gathering on April 25, 2020 hosted at the Mt. Aery Baptist Church (73 Frank Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604).
Stay tuned for registration and additional information.
2020 Mission Trip Scholarship Program
Once again this year, the ABCCONN Department of Mission and Stewardship is offering four (4) scholarships, of $500 each, to encourage people who are active participants of their ABCCONN church to follow God's call to spread the Good News of Jesus's love by participating in a short term mission trip.
Preference will be given to first time missionaries. Those who are selected, are required to attend the ABCCONN Annual meeting, Saturday April 25th, at Mt Aery Baptist Church, in Bridgeport , when scholarships will be awarded.
The following Mission Trips have been identified, and it is our hope that ABCCONN church members who may not otherwise have access to a mission trip, can become involved in one of these established trips, Or another mission trip, as approved by our committee.
Please prayerfully consider this opportunity, and help us to spread the word !!
Short Term Mission Trip Invitation
Mission Scholarship Reference
2020 Mission Scholarship Application
Summer Mission Trips 2020
Dominican Republic Mission Trip, June 26 – July 5 or July 3- July 11
Sponsored by First Baptist Church Wallingford. Cost is $1,450
“ These trips are for all ages, interests and abilities. There is something for anyone and everyone to do to serve the poor and help those in need. It is expected that our teams this summer will continue construction at the Joe Hartman School and in Batey La Papita, provide desperately needed medical clinics, feed the hungry, provide educational experiences for children, work at the Good Samaritan Hospital, share the Gospel and pray with people in a variety of settings., and interact with some of the of the most beautiful people in the bateyes and barrios near La Romana.”
Guatemala Mission Trip, tentative dates July 21-30, July 30-Aug 8, Aug 8-17
Sponsored by Hope For tomorrow Guatemala, a ministry in relationship with S Woodstock Baptist Church. Approx cost is $2000
“ Everyone feels compassion for the hungry children, of the world, it is an entirely different experience to serve a meal to a hungry child and connect with them in play and prayer. We offer opportunities throughout the year for people to join us in the mission field and experience God's love in action. We are equipped to facilitate evangelical teams. Youth teams, medical teams and construction teams.”
If you are interested in joining a team, contact the organization as noted above .
Apply for the mission scholarship by completing the Application and Reference Form.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or see US mail address on Application.
Mission Scholarship Applications are due by March 31. 2020.
Free Bible Study Curriculum Available
First Baptist Church of Wallingford has all the published "Group Active Bible Curriculum" for Jr. and Sr. High ages which we would like to gift to a church who would like to come and pick them up.
We would also like to gift "Faith Weaver" for Sr. High, Faith 4 Life and Youth Specialty "Dares from Jesus."
Please contact Debbie Gravell at Debbiegravell@gmail.com to arrange pick up.
They will be available through July 21.
Aid for Guatemala
The South Woodstock Baptist Church has a developed a close ministry partnership with a church in eastern Guatemala, Iglesia Christo el Rey in Teculutan, Zacapa. Our church is currently working with the pastor of this church in Guatemala, Pastor Noe Giron, to provide emergency disaster relief for the many people who have been displaced by the volcanic eruption in the western region of Guatemala.
An Interview with Mike Wu
DR Mission Trip -- First Baptist, Wallingford
The First Baptist Church of Wallingford has, for a number of years, engaged in mission trips to the Dominican Republic. Information about their experiences in the DR and about their plans for their upcoming mission trips, can be found on their DR Mission Website.