Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference

Envisioning something new

We can see it!


Partnering with American Baptists to promote Christian faith, cultivate Christ-centered leaders and disciples, and bring healing and transformation to communities across the United States and Puerto Rico.



Be equipped. Be enlightened. Be engaged. This vibrant online community provides the highest quality, most relevant, engaging interactions and interactive content by ministry professionals for ministry professionals. 



Join us in Kansas City, Mo., to connect with passionate speakers and network with workshop leaders and ministry colleagues in dialogue about Christian leadership, discipleship, and social justice. Sept. 21-23, 2022. Preceded by the Spiritual Caregivers Conference, Sept. 19-20. 

Judson Press Select SDPC Resources

Carefully curated titles complement SDPC workshops and learning opportunities and can serve as supplemental reading. Attendees are entitled to a special discount price on select titles from now until March 31, 2022.

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Connecting partners

Sharing knowledge and resources across all fields of mission and ministry.

cultivating leaders

cultivating leaders

Strong leaders advance the mission of faith communities.

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transforming Communities

The power of Christian love will change the world.


Equipping people for mission, Effecting change in the world.

The ABHMS Center for Continuous Learning is a hub for practical mission education, offering interactive, intercultural, and incarnational learning experiences for faith formation, leadership training, and justice education. Our 2022 offerings include:

    • Chaplaincy Skills for Community Ministry – 6-week certificate course – New cohort starting Feb. 28
    • CeCaLi – 4-part series for Latino church leaders – in Spanish
    • Intercultural Leadership Training – on-demand and featuring Jane Wei-Skillern – coming in fall 2022
    • Missional Entrepreneurship – 4-week certificate course – coming in Aug. 2022
    • And more!

2022-2023 Scholarships

We offer scholarships to qualified students pursuing higher education!

To determine your eligibility and learn more about our offerings, visit: Financial Aid for Students.

Request an application before April 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

American Baptist Home Mission Societies Continuing Education (CE) Applications are accepted in three cycles each year, due on Nov 1, Mar 1, Jul 1. Apply here.  

“I can tell you that I would not be in seminary if it weren’t for the American Baptist Home Mission Societies. The scholarship really allows me to be able to focus on my studies… It’s been such a blessing. It feels like I’m part of a family that’s cheering me on along the way.”


– Lauren Williams


It is up to those of us who have demonstrated our commitment to faith and social justice to bring healing and transformation to the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

the christian citizen

Writing from diverse voices living and working at the intersection of faith and politics, discipleship and citizenship.

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American Baptist National Network

Connect with other professionals, cultivate new and lasting relationships, and collaborate for personal growth and advancement.

American baptist Home mission societies

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