Two hundred years ago, on May 21, 1814, our mission society was formed under the name of “The General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination of the United States of America, for Foreign Missions.”
All current AB Missionaries and their families will be present at Green Lake, Wisconsin on July 21-26 for the 2014 American Baptist World Missionary Conference, and in addition 100 “international partners” have been invited by International Ministries (IM). The celebration ” will center on what God is doing in global mission today and where we’re heading into the 3rd century of mission. There will be worship & music, Bible study and opportunities to hear from the missionaries and global partners, as well as fun, interactive events,” according to the IM web page.
Dan and Sarah Chetti will be home from Lebanon for the conference and have been invited to FBCPA on August 3. We have heard from Ramesh Kumar from Balasore, India who is coming as well as Mr. A. J. Samuel of the Baptist Convention of Telegu Churches, South India, who would like to visit us also on August 3.