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American Baptist Women's Ministries Hosts Biblical Lament Service at 3D
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JUSTICE AND FREEDOM: The Keys to Peace in Palestine

Thursday, September 15, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Historic German House
315 Gregory Street, Rochester, NY 14620
There is no charge for this event. Download Flyer
Article Submission Deadline for the Monthly Newsletter is the 15th of every month.
August 26, 2016
The Rev. Alan G. Newton, Executive Minister
Dear Friends,

During the month of July I used a lot of my sabbatical time reading, thinking about what Millennials had to say about the church. I also spent time listening to Millennials (those born after 1981) and hearing their perspectives on church life. Some of the authors and first person conversations were active in the church and others have never darkened the doors of a church.

The general consensus was that by and large, those young adults so many in the church long to attract are very unlikely to be drawn into most of our churches. Read Full Article

God is the one "who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine." (Ephesians 3:20)

Saturday, September 24, 2016 
The Baptist Temple
1101 Clover Street, Rochester, NY 14610
Keynote Speaker: Charles Jones, International Ministries

Friday, September 23, 2016
Greece Baptist Church
Presenter: Glynis LaBarre, ABHMS

Friday, September 23, 2016
Fairport Baptist Homes
Special Entertainment: Leslie Lee and Steve Gretz

* The Clover Center for Arts & Spirituality is a ministry of The Baptist Temple
All in a System: The  Power of Congregation, Family and Community

Join clergy, lay-leaders, community organizers and counselors in a unique learning experience this Spring at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, N.Y. Register Here!
Faith for a Fair NY 2016 Conference, Sept. 25-27
New Yorkers of all faiths are compelled by our traditions to seek justice. How do we do so faithfully and effectively in a time of increasing inequality, poverty and ideological division?
September 25-27, join people of faith from across New York as we learn and reflect together on how to organize, educate, advocate, and agitate for economic and racial justice in our state. 
American Baptists Encouraged to Attend Gun Violence Prevention Event

American Baptists are encouraged to attend "God and Guns: Millennial Faith Leaders Address Gun Violence" training Oct. 6 and 7 at The Riverside Church, New York City. American Baptist Home Mission Societies is a sponsor of the event that seeks to provide concrete tools for educating, engaging and mobilizing congregations to bring about community change around the issue of gun violence. Click Here
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