Involved in mission work?
As a church body, we take seriously our responsibility to live out the church’s vision statement, especially the part about being “world-conscious.” Supporting local and global missions has always been very important in the life and mission of Abingdon Bible Church.
Our annual budget for missions is typically 15% of the overall church budget. This is a goal we've imposed on ourself in order to safeguard our emphasis on spreading the Gospel of Christ to every people, tongue, tribe and nation. We are excited that three of our currently supported missionaries were called out of our congregation into the mission field, and we are the sending church for two others. This is a testament to the grace of God at work and we are privileged to be usd by Him.
Short Term Missions:
We encourage short-term missions projects within our church and annually take trips both within the United States and abroad. Recent trips include Germany, Ecuador, Kenya, and Guatemala. We particularly encourage our high school youth to participate in the annual youth missions trip. Recent trips include inner city missional work in Indianapolis, a cross-cultural educational trip to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, etc. It is amazing to see the common theme of God's grace at work in different cultures and places.
Another major effort in missions focus is our Intern Program. Abingdon Bible Church’s intern program began in 1993. Since that time, 24 interns have traveled through Abingdon.
Each year, we invite a family or one or two single people from abroad to spend a year with us. During this time, we provide them a place to stay and help educate them on American culture. Our goal is to help these interns gain an understanding of the American church culture, to help them learn to speak English well, and to mentor them in the field of church work and foreign missions. Most interns enter the mission field after their stay with us. This program blesses our congregation and also helps propel the ministry of each participant.
Many of the interns came from the Brake Bible School in Germany and have gone on to serve in areas throughout in the world.
For more information about ABC’s involvement in mission work, feel free to see the Missions Bulletin Board and the Literature Table.
Latest Video Sermon:
At Abingdon Bible Church, the preaching and systematic teaching of God's holy Word is at the center of our corporate gatherings. Come join us and become a student the Bible for life. However, if you can't join us for whatever reason, we have many of the sermons from our regular worship services archived here on our website. We trust that you'll benefit from them as much as we have already.View More Sermons »
We've Got You Covered!
There's something for every age group. From Bible study and sports activities to just plain fun and games, the Children's Ministries at Abingdon Bible Church will help you to raise up your child in the way that they should go. Weekly activities and seasonal events for all age groups of children and youth. Check out our Children's Ministries page for more information.Children's Ministries »