The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts
Churches Partnering To Transform Lives and Communities
 
 
 
 
The ABC of Massachusetts (TABCOM)
167 Prescott Street
Groton, MA 01450
tabcom@tabcom.org
(978) 448-1445
Fax: (978) 448-0025
 
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March
What Numbers Matter for Congregations? Lessons from 5-Year Trends

April
How To Deal with Church Conflict

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CAMP & CONFERENCE MINISTRIES

www.grotonwood.org
www.oceanwood.org
 
ANNUAL GATHERING: MAY 13-14, 2016
At the DoubleTree by Hilton in Leominster
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Workshop Descriptions and Times
What brings us together? We share our foundation in Jesus Christ, our Rock. This year, our focus is "Building Strong Disciples," those who are both hearers and doers of God's word. Join us for a weekend of connecting, equipping, and celebrating the One who brings us together in His name.
 
Make Your Hotel Reservations by April 20 for Best Rate! Call the DoubleTree hotel and identify yourself as a member of the "American Baptist TABCOM" group for the special rate of $90.00 per night for a sgl/dbl room plus tax. Rooms will be held at this rate until April 20. Call the DoubleTree at (978) 534-9000.
 
The DoubleTree by Hilton is at 99 Erdman Way in Leominster, MA.
Spring Meetings
Adoniram Judson
Sunday, April 24
First Baptist, Wakefield
Meal at 5 p.m. followed by program.
Central
Saturday, April 23 at Grotonwood
Samuel Stillman
Saturday, April 30
2 to 5 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Arlington
(819 Massachusetts Avenue)

Matthew 25 Grants Awarded
Many of our local churches have been blessed this spring with the award of a Matthew 25 grant. To find out more about these grants and how your church can participate, visit the Matthew 25 site at ABC USA.

Avon Baptist Church in Avon, MA
$1,000 Grant will be used to to purchase food items to be distributed to families in the community through the church's food pantry.

Messiah Baptist Church in Brockton, MA
$2,000 Grant will be used to to assist domestic violence victims and their families.

First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, MA
$1,500 Grant will be used to to provide transportation in the form of a MBTA Charlie Cards and monthly passes for 15-30 people a month over a six month period.

Calvary Baptist Church in Lowell, MA
$1,500 Grant will be used to to tutor students for the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System and English language improvement for the refugees and immigrants in middle and high school.

First Baptist Church in Rockport, MA
$500 Grant will be used to help fund a college exposure trip for low-income and first generation students.

First Baptist Church in Worcester, MA
$1,500 Grant will be used to to provide food for Dismas House residents, all of whom were formerly homeless or incarcerated.