Sharing the Good News of Jesus with New Jersey and Beyond
Monday, three days after Hurricane Maria passed, the students from Universidad de Puerto Rico -Rio Piedras cleared the streets with machetes. The students also helped move the pews in the FIrst Baptist Church or Puerto Rico to make room for over 100 volunteers who needed a home base while they worked.
The American Baptist Churches of New Jersey is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the next Executive Minister of the ABCNJ Region.
Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico Executive Minister Rev. Edgardo M. Caraballo Marín and American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) General Secretary Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer are pleased to invite churches throughout our country to sign up to participate in the Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico – ABCUSA Sister Churches Initiative.
The last day to pre-register for COAL North is Wednesday!
I write to you as the Chair of the ABCNJ Public Mission Committee to invite you to participate in an important moment in history.
On April 4, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC) and its partners will gather in Washington, D.C. for a historic event to launch its Truth and Racial Justice Initiative. As we mark 50 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, we will commit to do our part to eradicate the entrenched racism which grips the United States and paralyzes our ability to see every human being as equal. Some details are below, for more information please visit the Rally's web site.
ABCNJ's Committee on Professional Ministry and Church Relations gathers for it's work.
The Latino Youth of New Jersey has many challenges to live the Christian life in this time that they have to live. The organization of young Latinos is beginning a novel way of working at the state level through networks.
The Latino Concentración is our magna annual convocation for churches and missions. This event is very intensive and full of inspiration with praises, information, motivation and proclamation of the Word of God. There is a complete children's program that runs simultaneously within the event.
ABCNJ's Executive Committee gathers to guide our region's life and mission.
Highlights: For the first time in the ABCNJ and its Latino Ministries. This event is a call to the children's ministries of our churches. We will have a program for children from 4 to 11 years old. Leaders of children's work and other resources will participate, providing activities and dynamics. It includes lunch for all attendees.
Join us in New Jersey for a week of service as we rebuild, renew and restore those affected by Hurricane Sandy.