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Body Builders

July 15, 2020 

Mid-American Baptist Churches of Iowa and Minnesota
strive to work together to build up the body of Christ.


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Resources that you might find helpful as you have conversations
around the topics that important for the times we are living in.
Let me know what you are reading on the subject and I will include them in future editions.

The Louisville Institute seeks to fund innovative, experimental projects that will contribute to new learning within both church and academy.

The opportunity for Free Leadership Coaching Sessions - Rev. SanDawna Gaulman Ashley, DMin is a good friend of mine and working on her certification. If you are interested please let me know.  

Estate Planning - More than Just a Will
July 16, 2020
2:00 pm Eastern Time ~ 1pm Central Time

This webinar will teach the basics of estate planning, including how to organize important documents and minimize potential estate tax.
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I watched the first one of these on Tuesday, July 14th - It was very well done.
Please consider signing up. There were over 800 persons who tuned in. 


American Baptist Women's Ministries
69th Annual Meeting

Saturday, July 18, 2020
1:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific 
Join American Baptist Women's Ministries' 69th annual meeting virtually on Saturday July 18, 2020. All American Baptist women are invited. The annual meeting will include American Baptist Women's Ministries updates, bylaw changes, and the election of officers for American Baptist Women's Ministries. Please register by July 15 to attend the virtual meeting.
Nominees Selected for National Positions in American Baptist Women's Ministries include our very own Dawn Doerr-Johnson from FBC Ames

Nominee for Coordinator of Events – Dawn Doerr-Johnson
Dawn is a person of prayer and has knowledge of the Word. She listens well to others and is a team player, reliable, who will get to your ideas without losing herself. She keeps on subject and is able to pull in a person who is on the fringe. Dawn is able to respond to an urgent or quick change. She has been a “go to” person for computer questions, teaching computer classes at ABWM conferences in the past. She is a multitasker and flexible. Dawn is a very caring and loving person. She is persistent enough to have completed her Master’s Degree after 20 years out of school to become a licensed Family Therapist.

Here is the Latest News for Valley Forge
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/9/20)—American Baptists are invited to participate in a webinar series hosted by the American Baptist Churches Creation Justice Network. The four session Thursday webinar series, entitled “Praying with Creation: Sabbath, Lament, Restoration/Resiliency, and Resurrection,” will meet weekly from July 23, 2020 to August 13, 2020 at 12:00pm EDT/9:00 am PDT. More information can be found HERE

VALLEY FORGE, PA (7/7/20)—The American Baptist Churches USA Office of the General Secretary announces an upcoming webinar, “Stewardship and Pandemic,” Thursday, July 23 at 1:00pm EDT.  More Information can be found HERE.

August - November 2020 schedule can be found HERE


Come for a safe, renewing time away at Green Lake! Play and pray together on the golf course, on the lake and around the grounds . . . click here for details about discounts on hotels, houses and cabins!
Please note that there are lodging specials for Pastors and Worship Leaders.


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Don't forget to SAVE THE DATE:   
We will gather as a family for our Biennial Meeting and celebrate the Region's 50th Anniversary on October 2-3, 2020  Be a part of the celebration! 

Click on the image below for a very important invitation.
2021 Biennial Mission Summit - June 25-27, 2021 in San Juan, Puerto Rico


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