First Baptist Church
27 Broad Street, Hamilton, NY 13346 315-824-2780
American Baptist Churches USA American Baptist Churches of New York State
"You are the salt of the earth."
- Matthew 5:13
"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.
SHARING BRINGS JOY
TO US, TO OTHERS, TO GOD
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:
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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 abc-usa.org website for new volunteering opportunities.
American Baptist Men
Helping with disaster relief in areas far and near. see www.abmen.org
American Baptist Women
White Cross project of rolling bandages sent to the Congo.
Many projects to support women, families and communities
throughout the world. www.abwministries.org
Go to the website www.abhms.org Click on Volunteer
Or contact Victoria Goff at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 800-222-3872 x 2449
America for Christ
A large percentage of AFC supports our American Baptist Churches, New York State ministries.
CHRIST OFFERING 2016
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
- 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.