Virtual Mission Encounters for Women
Learn about critical issues with impact upon women and girls—right from your own home! Join the first of our virtual mission encounters in 2015, and learn more about the unaccompanied refugee children at our borders or living in the U.S. Our second virtual mission encounter in 2015 will address the issue of bullying in church youth groups or girls' groups.
"Crisis at the Border: What Could I Do?" Virtual Mission Encounter
March 2-6, 2015
“Crisis at the Border: What Could I Do?” Virtual Mission Encounter will focus on the unaccompanied children arriving in unprecedented numbers to the U.S. border in 2014, as well as providing participants with a greater understanding of immigration issues in general.
G.I.R.L.S. Leadership Academy
June 25-29, 2015
in Overland Park, Kansas
This unique, first-of-its-kind event offers plenty of time for you to build friendships and learn from other girls and young women during G.I.R.L.S. Leadership Academy events, while it also includes intersections with Women’s Day sponsored by American Baptist Women’s Ministries, and the ABCUSA Mission Summit. Be an active part of a wonderful family-of-faith, and let your voice be heard in table conversations that will impact American Baptist life for years to come!
Women's Day 2015
Friday, June 26, 2015
Overland Park, Kansas
On Women’s Day we’ll be celebrating our heritage, our current ministry, and our hope for the future. We celebrate the 100th
anniversary of American Baptist ministry with girls as well as kick-off our 65th
anniversary as American Baptist Women’s Ministries!
2015 Ecumenical Advocacy Days
Breaking the Chains
Mass Incarceration and Systems of Exploitation
April 17-20, 2015
Join over 1,000 Christian advocates in Washington, D.C. in building a movement to shake the foundations of systems of human exploitation (Acts 16:16-40), including a prison-industrial system that incarcerates millions of people in the U.S. and abroad.