Presentation on theme: "Cloud of Witnesses 2012 Presented by the Volunteer Ministries Team The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts."— Presentation transcript:
Cloud of Witnesses 2012 Presented by the Volunteer Ministries Team The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts
First Baptist Church - Agawam Rev. Dr. Donald B. Morris Served First Baptist Churches of Agawam and Weston. Had been an associate pastor of First Baptist Church of Needham. Was a TABCOM President Volunteered on many TABCOM boards and Committees.
First Baptist Church - Arlington George Bartlett Had served on TABCOM’s Board of Administration & Finance A TABCOM Volunteer A Volunteer in his Church A Volunteer in his Association
Rev. John Wilbur First Baptist Church - Beverly Served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Beverly, MA. Served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Greenwich, RI. Served as assistant pastor at First Baptist Church of Newton Centre, MA.
First Baptist Church - Brockton Rev. Nathan Wood Served many First Baptist Churches in the area in his 49 years in ministry.
Mary Wood First Baptist Church - Brockton Volunteered in many First Baptist Churches in the area, alongside her husband.
Old Cambridge Baptist Church - Cambridge Martha Hacket Missionary Church Volunteer Served in many Church boards Active leader in the Stillman Association
Margaret McArthur-Odams First Baptist Church - Hyannis
Chelmsford Street Baptist Church - Lowell Rev. Charlie Crook
Rev. Elain Edith DeVries-Smith First United Baptist Church - Lowell Served in the American Baptist Macedonia Ministry. Served the American Baptist USA National Committee for Christian Education. Helped establish the First Baptist Church of Bedford. Was a member of the Mass. American Baptist Historical Society.
Rev. Earl W. Lawson Emmanuel Baptist Church - Malden
Rev. Joe O’Donnell First Baptist Church - Newton Served churches in Haverhill, Weston, and Winchester. Served as an Interim Minster to several churches. An Andover Newton Theological School Dean of Students, a Director of Continuing Education, and an adjuct faculty member. Served on many TABCOM related boards and committees.
Rev. Ken Scarborough Somerset Baptist Church - Somerset Served as pastor of Somerset Baptist Church. Led Single Parent Camps and Grandparent Camps at the OceanWood Camp. Was a community leader and volunteer. A supporter of missions and special ministries in Haiti and Africa.
Ned Bennett First Baptist Church - Worcester A Volunteer of his church.
First Baptist Church - Worcester Liz Minott Church Volunteer Community Volunteer Running the SERRVice Mission Mart for 30 years Host sponsor for children in need. Host sponsor for Vietnamese refugees
Ruth Shaw First Park Memorial Church - Springfield A Volunteer of her church.
Rev. Kenneth Rayner Served as pastor of Martin’s Pond Union Baptist Church of North Reading, MA. Served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Braintree, MA.
Therefore since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1