Short Term Mission Scholarship
Apply for a Short-Term Mission Scholarship today
Application Deadline is February 28, 2019
Once again this year, the ABCCONN Department of Mission and Stewardship is offering four (4) scholarships, of $500 each, to encourage ABCCONN church members to follow God's call to spread the Good News through the endeavor of participating in a short term mission trip. Preference will be given to young adults, (ages 17- 30), who are first time missionaries. Other applicants will also be considered.
Don Crosby Passes Away
Our prayers are with the family of the Rev. Dr. Don Crosby who passed away this week. Rev. Crosby was formerly the pastor of the First Baptist Church of West Hartford and also served as the Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of Rhode Island.
ABCCONN Mission Trip to Puerto Rico
ABCCONN, through its Department of Mission and Stewardship, has been engaging in a Puerto Rican Initiative as part of its Relationship Building thrust, following Hurricane Maria. We gave a monetary love offerings at the Annual Gathering on Saturday, April 28 and at Mission and Stewardship Day, Saturday, September 29. We are also sending "love letters" to all 146 Puerto Rican Baptist Churches. ABCCONN member churches are being encouraged to support this love offering of money and letters, which can be sent to Rev. Kevin Butler, Administrative Manager, ABCCONN.
Short Term Mission Trip Opportunities
There are four upcoming short term mission trips through International Ministries that wlll provide opportunities to experience the transformative ministry that American Baptists are doing throughout the world.
ABCCONN's President Writes Book
ABCCONN's President, Sandra Hadland, has just published a book entitled Tranformational Grace: A language of the transforming power of God's grace through poetry.
New Address for International Ministries
You might have heard that International Ministries recently moved to a new office building just a few blocks from our previous building. In order to ensure that your checks come directly to us and to avoid any delays in processing your gifts, please send all checks and correspondence to: