American Baptist Convention

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Related to American Baptist Convention: Northern Baptist Convention
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Noun1.American Baptist Convention - an association of Northern Baptists
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
Northern Baptist - a member of the American Baptist Convention
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Women in the American Baptist Convention have found more opportunities for denominational involvement at upper levels than have women in the Southern Baptist or National Baptist conventions.
Because of this performance, Judson was nearly ousted from the American Baptist Convention. The previous year, Morris had premiered Site.
Also, mission leader and future president of the American Baptist Convention Helen B.
with his son, and finally a visit from Carl Fleminster who represented the American Baptist Convention. The author recounts fascinating stories of the interaction of these African-American Baptists with Baptists oppressed in Romania during the era of Communist rule.
Despite some women's misgivings, most women's missionary organizations were absorbed into larger denominational entities, which occurred in the United Brethren Church in 1909; the Methodist Episcopal Church, South in 1910; the Disciples of Christ in 1919; the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1919; the Presbyterian Church in 1923; the Congregationalist Church in 1927; the American Baptist Convention in 1955; the Episcopal Church in 1958; and the Methodist Church in 1964.
After World War II, a second reorganization resulted in a new name, the American Baptist Convention (ABC).

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