The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts
Churches Partnering To Transform Lives and Communities

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Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1445
Fax: (978) 448-0025

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2014 Church & Professional Leadership Directory

JULY 4-11, 2015
Tuscarora Indian Reservation
Tuscarora, NY

Experienced teachers are needed to help co-teach Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday for adults and children of all ages. Experience the food, history and worship at the Tuscarora Indian Mission.

Download Tuscarora flyer and registration.

For more information email to Sandra Dorsainvil at or call 508-975-4695.
APRIL 17-24, 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana
Helping to re-build homes, communities and lives (all skill levels welcome). Experience the food, architecture and jazz of New Orleans.
Download New Orleans flyer and registration.
Cost: $875

For more information email to Lyn Stevens at or call 508-885-9537.


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2014 Archive
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The Church of Tomorrow

The Art and Practice of Cannibalism

PRAY 2015
The Board of Directors encourages our member American Baptist churches to be in prayer for the Executive Minister Search Committee on the 20th day of each month for 15 minutes.
Don't Miss This Year's Leadership Development Day!

JANUARY 23-24, 2015

TABCOM is partnering this year with our sister New England regions to offer you two days of leadership-skills training and sharing of Best Practices. Friday workshops are geared to pastors and Saturday's workshops are open to all.
Download the flyer & registration materials.
At the DoubleTree by Hilton • 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA
Special Hotel Rate of $90 available through January 5, 2015.
Call the DoubleTree at (978) 534-9000 and mention "ABC New England" when registering.

Christmas at Grotonwood
DECEMBER 19, 20, 21

We hope you can mark your calendars to join us for what is sure to be a memorable holiday experience. Come see the lights, listen to the music, taste the foods, enjoy friends and family around the campfire.

Bring the family and experience the magic of the season at Grotonwood.

Congratulations to the School of Ministry, Class of 2014
Over 75 classmates, teachers, pastors, family and friends gathered at Grotonwood's chapel this past Saturday to attend the graduation of TABCOM's first School of Ministry cohort. A special luncheon preceded the graduates' last session which was then followed by graduation.

L TO R: Kevin E. Porter of First United, Lowell; Jessica Merrill of Second Baptist in South Hadley; Raye Mutcherson of Canaan Baptist in Springfield; Kevin Mickel of First Baptist, Bedford; Annette Rowell-Thomas of Messiah Baptist in Brockton; Melinda Parry of  First Baptist, Wakefield; and Al Chisholm of First Baptist, Bedford

If you feel called to serve a local church in a pastoral or lay capacity, or simply wish to discern where God is leading you, the School of Ministry is ready to journey with you. The continuing 3-year curriculum of discernment and trainings make it easier for participants to jump in at any given year..

For more information, contact Tony at (401-861-9405 or  or download the School of Ministry Brochure.