America for Christ 

A large percentage of AFC supports our American Baptist Churches, New York State ministries.

The America for Christ Offering theme - "Discipleship: Becoming More Like Christ." For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

America for Christ offering touches communities with programs such as:

"Feed My Sheep" 

- a free soup kitchen.

Neighborhood Action Programs

"Building Bridges" 

- providing moving services, family Christmas baskets, education on domestic violence.

Chaplains and pastoral counselors in hospitals, prisons, counseling centers and churches.

Placement of volunteers in US and Puerto Rico

Grants supported youth summer jobs outreach programs to teens, senior adults and the unemployed.

and more

"All the families on earth will be blessed through you."
 - Genesis 12:3

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One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS)

Disaster relief and redevelopment. 100% of donations go to relief efforts in the USA and Puerto Rico. No dollars are retained for administration costs.


RMMO Retired 
Ministers and Missionaries

RMMO is a way for American Baptist Congregations to show appreciation to retired ministers and missionaries. The offering supports those who have devoted their lives to God's service.

World Mission Offering (WMO) 

Supports American Baptist Churches related missionaries and mission centers worldwide.
WMO is organized by American Baptist Churches International Ministries (ABIM).

Organized in 1814, ABIM is the first Baptist mission agency formed in North America. Over 1800 missionaries are served through International Ministries.

A few of the many ABIM programs:

  • The Burma Rice Project
  • Christian Center for the Development of People with Disabilities in Thailand
  • Mitendi Women's Center in the Democratic Republic of Congo.​
  • Medical Clinic Building in Thailand.

To find more projects, visit:

For over 200 years, First Baptist Church has been involved 
with mission and has sent out missionaries to the world, 
presently through International Ministries.

As an American Baptist Church, we participate in giving 
to four major offerings to assist those in need. American Baptist Churches USA receives donations for the following:

Missions of American Baptist Churches

The American Baptist Home Mission Societies manages relief efforts

in the USA and Puerto Rico. 

Look at the website for new volunteering opportunities. 

American Baptist Men
Helping with disaster relief in areas far and near.  see

American Baptist Women
White Cross project of rolling bandages sent to the Congo.
Many projects to support women, families and communities

throughout the world.

Volunteers Needed
Go to the website Click on Volunteer
Or contact Victoria Goff at
or call 800-222-3872 x 2449
or 610-768-2449

"You are the salt of the earth."
 - Matthew 5:13

First Baptist Church

27 Broad Street, Hamilton, NY 13346    315-824-2780 

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