Inspiring ministerial excellence for the glory of Jesus Christ since 1935
. . . to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until all of us come to the unity of the faith and
of the knowledge of the Son of God, to maturity, to the measure of the full stature of Christ.
Who Are We?
We are an independent, non-profit organization of ordained, commissioned, and lay Christian leaders who are serving American Baptist Churches.
What Do We Do?
We nurture, encourage, and strengthen more than 2000 clergy, counselors, seminarians, and lay leaders. We provide fellowshipping opportunities; spiritual enrichment; and educational programming to fuel the effectiveness of the men and women called of God to advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
What Do We Provide?
- Support for regionally based Ministers Council chapters
- Annual gatherings, workshops, retreats for respite, and spiritual and professional development
- Models and best practice guidelines for creating clergy peer groups
- Informative articles and writings for ministers
- Discounts to value-added services through partnerships
- A sense of community for clergy so that no one has to go it alone
How Can You Support the Ministers Council?
- Give to our Together in Ministry Fund, which expands the program of clergy peer group learning
When Life Doesn't Seem Worth Living
Dr. Delois Brown-Daniels
December 13, 2018
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Building the Beloved Community
Inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 10, 2019
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2019 Biennial Mission Summit
Summit by the Sea
June 21-23, 2019
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