May 9 - 11. Flyer Update (4/2) If the older file loads, click on your browser's "refresh" or hold down CTRL (Apple: CMD) and hit the F5 key.
Costa Rica Trip Report by John Grisham
A group of 20 persons from FBC Mahomet, Il and FBC KC, Mo. - including Rev Clark Irwin of FBC Carthage,vIl and Dr John Grisham, the GRR Costa Rica Partnership Liaison - returned from Costa Rica March 23, 2019.
Global Servants in ABCGRR.
Scott and Tan Coats, Global Servants to Myanmar and Thailand will be in our area May 14-June 6 and will be available to visit churches and groups. If you have interest in having them come to your church, contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Grisham invites you to prayerfully consider joining our Costa Rican brothers and sisters as you discover their ministry and our partnership of mission with them. Read more...
2019 Begins our New Regional Meeting Cycle, see details
Note scheduled dates for your area's gathering.
2019 Intern Grant Application available. Deadline to apply: April 30
Fitch / Claiborne / Campolo Videos Available
Experience again - or for the first time - witness of God's work presented by David Fitch, Shane Claiborne, Tony Campolo, Sharon Koh, and Wally Holt (GRR church revitalization).
Helping our Puerto Rico Sister Churches
American Baptist Home Mission Societies: Personnel Hired to Support ‘Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico'
Check out the Initiative Announced:
Churches, prayerfully consider this much needed mission.
Read Pastoral letter of the General Secretary of the ABC USA focuses on our response to outbreaks of violence in our country and elsewhere.
See update in the February 22 edition of The Mainstream
How to help? Pray! Give to One Great Hour of Sharing! 100% of your financial gift will go to those affected. The abc-usa.org site has more information and contact information. You may make an online donation by clicking on this direct link at the American Baptist Home Mission Societies site.
For you reflection and planning browse the Parish Paper and Growth Point articles, sent to churches by e-mail and archived on this web site.