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Rest, Reflect and Be: Inaugural Pastoral Retreat, October 4th-6th, Camp Wightman -Register NOW!

Aug 19, 2021 | Denominational News & Information, Giving & Offerings, Local Church Ministries, Newsletters, Reflections

Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from Him. (Psalm 62:1)

Rev. Riggs has been hard at work preparing for the Inaugural Pastors’ Retreat and REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!This will be a two-day event held in-person at Camp Wightman beginning October 4th through October 6th.Please note SPACE IS LIMITED and COVID guidelines will be followed.

The cost to attend the full retreat is $20. For retreat commuters and/or one day attendees, the cost is $10. Please remit payment at time of registration. [Note Pastoral Retreat in the Special Projects/Mission Line]
What should you expect? It will be a time to rest, reflect and be. Rev. Riggs has asked the Reverend Tom Carr to come and be available for Spiritual Direction. Individuals will be able to sign up with him and have one on one time in spiritual direction. He’s also asked the Reverend Dr. Micheal Christy to be our morning plenary and evening vespers speaker to help us start and end our day together. Other than that, eating, sleeping, and fellowship are the order of the day.

We genuinely hope you will join Rev. Riggs and some of your ABCCONN colleagues at Camp Wightman for a time of refreshing.

In order to provide a great experience, no refunds or exchanges will offered. All registrations are final.

197th Annual Gathering: September 25, 2021

Subject: 197th Annual Gathering-Register TODAY!

Registration is NOW OPEN for ABCCONN’s 197th Annual Gathering and we want to “see” you there! Though we’d hoped to gather in-person, due to the ever-evolving pandemic concerns and out of the safety of everyone, we’ve pivoted to a mostly virtual experience you DO NOT want to miss*.

The event will take place online on Saturday, September 25th from 9am-12pm est. This year’s theme is I in Them, and You in Me, Complete Unity (John 17:23)

The cost to attend is only $25.00. You can register here. Be sure you’ve remitted your $25 registration fee. (Indicate ANNUAL GATHERING in the special projects/missions line.)

IMPORTANT NOTE ON ANNUAL GATHERING BUSINESS MEETING:
All ABCCONN family and friends are invited to attend the Annual Gathering for a time of worship, inspiration, fellowship and learning. The Business Meeting portion of the Annual Gathering, however, is limited to church delegates. ONLY delegates from each ABCCONN Church will be voting. To that end, please note:

1.Please choose one delegate from your church, who will participate in the ABCCONN business meeting

(one delegate per 100 active members of each individual ABCCONN church, (if a church has less than 100 active members, that fraction is to be rounded up to one delegate), according to the paragraph below

2.Minister(s) from each participating church are delegates.

3. No church shall have more than 5 additional delegates.

It is strongly encouraged that each ABCCONN affiliated church participate with the Vision and Mission of ABCCONN, “ Together Embodying God’s Love “, and live out that commitment as a church by participating with ABCCONN , complete the annual report, attend events , providing leadership to ABCCONN, send delegates to the Annual Gathering, and give financially by supporting American Baptist United Mission.

The Annual Gathering is Saturday, September 25th! Join us for this mostly virtual event. Register TODAY!