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AMERICAN BAPTIST WOMEN
OF MASSACHUSETTS

Email: abwmass@gmail.com
Correspondence: AB Women, 167 Prescott Street, Groton, MA 01450
Phone: Please visit Officers & Contacts.
In commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and to the mission of the Church, and through the enabling of the Holy Spirit, AB Women of MA provides opportunities for each woman to:
   • Become and develop as God's person
   • Build God's faith community, and
   • Serve God's world.
Every woman—and girl—is encouraged to participate according to her own needs, interests and gifts as led by the Spirit of God.


2010 VIOLET RUDD
Sister to Sister Walk
A walk honoring our sisters from the past…assisting our sisters in the present…preparing our sisters for the future.
Plan a Sister Walk
At Your Church!


National Goal: $62,000
MA Region Goal: $2,000

Half of the proceeds will go to our Break the Chains project to support new ministries working to abolish human trafficking, and half of the proceeds will empower national AB Women’s Ministries to provide leadership, vision, and resources to women and girls.

Invite members of your church, co-workers, family and friends to sponsor you. Download your sponsor sheet today!

Let us know that you will be walking! Email Barbara Anderson at abwbarbara@comcast.net.
MEET VIOLET RUDD!

Read Doris Anne Younger's article entitled American Baptist Women: The Violet Rudd Years, 1955-1976;

American Baptist Women's Ministries, PO Box 851, Valley Forge, PA 19482, (610) 768-2288
Break the Chains


60th ANNIVERSARY ENDOWMENT FUND CAMPAIGN
Our ongoing ministries depend in part on the ABW Endowment Fund, which was created in 1980 to mark the 30th anniversary of AB Women’s Ministries. The endowment has grown through the years with the help of anniversary campaigns every decade. Your gifts to the Endowment Fund will ensure that vital ministries with women and girls continue into the future.
• Resources
• Leadership training
• National events
• Use of emerging technologies that reach more women and girls
• Women’s ministries that are relevant to the next generation
• Strong partnerships for greater mission outreach
• Envisioning and planning

You can participate in the Envisioning . . . for God’s Purpose campaign by giving in any of several ways, including:
--an outright gift of cash
--pledges to be paid in installments during the two-year campaign
--gift annuities that name the ABW Endowment Fund as beneficiary
--appreciated securities and real estate
--a bequest in your will
To learn more, contact our Endowment Fund Coordinator, Bonnie Sestito, 9 Teel Street Place, Arlington, MA 02474, (781) 641-1095, bfs35@hotmail.com.

Download Endowment Fund Brochure