2019 Des Peres Legacy Mission Grants Application Posted

Paul Gibson's Letter to Pastors, January 22

Wonderful things are happening...but - yes, there is a "but"... (read letter)

Download the ABC-USA planning calendar from abc-usa or abcgrr

Be Blessed Letting God Flow Through You in 2019

Paul Gibson invites pastors and members of GRR Churches to drop by the office. You are invited to come away from your visit with a free book or two (while supplies last).

If you are looking forward to meeting with a specific person, please email, text, or phone ahead to make sure that she/he will be in the office on the day that you are planning to drop by.

2019 Begins our New Regional Meeting Cycle, see details

Dates to be noted:

Face to Face Registration is now open

Note scheduled dates for your area's gathering.

2019 Intern Grant Application available. Deadline to apply: April 30

Resource 2019 Logo

May 9 - 11. More details


Looking for dates of other events / meetings? See online calendar. (To have a GRR related date or date changed, contact Nancy at the regional office.)

Fitch / Claiborne / Campolo Videos Available

Rivers Growth Conference (2018 Annual Gathering) are now available in streaming (from this web site) and dvd formats. (Contact the office of the GRR for dvd ordering information.)

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:

Press Release | Covenant | Registration Form

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.

Rebuilding Puerto Rico.

Read Paul Gibson's update of concern for Puerto Rico

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.