The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts
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Groton, MA 01450
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Service of Installation for The Rev. Mary Day Miller
Saturday, November 21st at 2:00 p.m. ~ First Baptist Church of Worcester

Answering the Call:
An Interfaith Gathering for Climate Action
Monday, October 12
Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley
(10 Bethel Road, Wellesley, MA 02481)
Reception and sign-In at 6:30 p.m.; Program from 7-9 p.m.
Join members of Boston area congregations and faith organizations for this very special interfaith gathering to share messages of hope, inspiration, and action for healing our world. Together we will raise our voices as unified people of faith and seize the moment for concrete, communal action to safeguard our planet.
For more information or to RSVP, visit Temple Beth Elohim on the Web.

MissionWorks: October 16-17
DoubleTree by Hilton in Leominster, Massachusetts
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If you're planning to stay at the hotel, call the DoubleTree by Hilton at 978-534-9000 by October 2 to ensure our group rate of $90. Specify you are with TABCOM-MissionWorks.

Back by popular demand, we are again having an on-site mission project to sew Tote Bags for distribution to women in safe homes who are escaping domestic violence and human trafficking.

The School of Ministry is now enrolling
If you feel called to serve a local church in a pastoral or lay capacity, or 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 Melinda Parry at or download the School of Ministry Brochure.

Association Fall Meetings
Adoniram Judson: Sunday, October 25; Registration at 3:30 p.m. with meeting at 4:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Winchester (90 Mount Vernon Street). Brief worship service, followed by a short business meeting and a mission program. Invited missionaries, Katie and Taku Longkumer, missionariies to India, will speak. Berkshire: Sunday, November 8 at 4 p.m.; First Baptist, North Adams

Merrimack: Sunday, October 25; Central Baptist, Chelmsford at 3 p.m.

Samuel Stillman: Saturday, October 24 at 9:30 a.m. ~ First Baptist, Waltham. The Stillman AB Women will lead with worship. Business meeting follows worship and ends with lunch. See SSA Flyer for details.
The Gathering
of the Conference of Baptist Ministers in MA and the Massachusetts Baptist Multicultural Ministries
A New Way of Leadership
"In the wilderness prepare the way for God who will be there."
Covenant Conversations on
Saturday, November 7, 2015 ~ 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Lexington
1580 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420