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From April 3-6, 2018 people of faith from across the state joined together on a bus trip to Washington D.C. to participate in ACT Now! Unite to End Racism, which included worship, silent prayer walk, a rally at the National Mall, and an advocacy day. The three buses departing from different Wisconsin cities were organized […]
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, six volunteers from First Baptist Church, Janesville arrived in Puerto Rico to help with the Hurricane Maria relief efforts. Volunteers flew into San Juan, then traveled 30 miles South to the town of Cidra. After seeing much destruction and devastation along the way, the 6 church members concentrated their rebuilding […]
First Baptist Church of Eau Claire takes lead in pledging support for long-term “Rebuilding, Restoring, and Renewing Puerto Rico”
Many are aware that the American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has announced a multi-year initiative, “Rebuilding, Restoring, and Renewing Puerto Rico,” a region of the American Baptist Churches USA that has been devastatingly affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria in the late summer of 2017. Their goal is to raise $1 million for […]
Here is a glimpse into how First Baptist in Hudson seeks to counter violence by meeting basic needs and spreading peace in their community. “We at First Baptist actively engage the community as a resource for all people. Our weekly neighborhood dinner is provided free of charge to anyone needing a free meal. This service […]
Memorial Baptist Church, Fond du Lac was recently in the news for helping launch a ministry which hosts a weekly meal in the parking lot by their local library. “Stone Soup” is about more than just food – it’s about what happens when people have the opportunity to eat together, connect as people, and share […]