New ABWM DIrector
The national board of managers of American baptist Women's Ministries (ABWM) has announced that Virginia Holmstrom has retired and a new Executive Director will take over.
An Interview with Harry Riggs
Installation of Harry Riggs
This was a great time of worship and celebration.
Remembering ABCCONN Pastor
Rev. Ich Duc Nguyen, Associate Pastor of the Central Baptist Church of Hartford, passed away on December 23rd, after a short illness.
Outreach to Puerto RicoRebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico
In response to the devastating one-two punch leveled at Puerto Rico first by Hurricane Irma and most recently by Hurricane Maria, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), in partnership with American Baptist Churches USA, has launched a multi-year initiative, "Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico," ABHMS Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray announced recently.
ABCCONN Calls New Executive Minister
The Rev. Dr. Harry Riggs, II has been called to the position of Executive Minister of ABCCONN. Dr. Riggs has been active in ministry for 30 years, faithfully serving three churches, which includes his current pastorate at the First Baptist Church, Lincoln, NE where he has served for the past ten years. He has also worked on the denominational level with American Baptist Home Mission Societies of the American Baptist Churches USA, (formally National Ministries) where he served as the National Director of Congregational Transformation. Dr. Riggs has also served on the staff of Palmer Seminary as an adjunct professor in the D. Min. program for Congregational Transformation and Renewal.