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United Mission Dollar Distribution


How are United Mission dollars distributed?

62% Regional Ministries

  • Implementing policy decisions of the Region Board
  • Relating to and coordinating the work of the regional and area boards
  • Fostering relations with regional churches and pastors
  • Raising the mission budget
  • Providing staff services for the Region Board
  • Arranging for the Annual Meetings of the Region

10% General Ministries

  • Implementing policy decisions of the General Board
  • Relating to and coordinating the work of the national and regional boards
  • Fostering ecumenical relations
  • Raising the mission budget
  • Overseeing the Office of Communications an d such denominationwide media, the American Baptist News Service and the American Baptist home page on the World Wide Web (www.abc-usa.org)
  • Providing staff services for the General Board
  • Arranging for the Biennial Meetings of the denomination
  • Operating a human resource management/legal services program and Maintaining denominational records
  • Professional Registry

7% International Ministries

  • Board of International Ministries, World Council of Churches, Overseas Missionaries

7% Shared Ministries


6% National Ministries, Discipleship and Education

  • National Council of Churches, Refugee Resettlement, Disaster Relief, Baptist World Alliance, Chaplaincy, ABPS

3% Kansas Plan Institutions


2% Administratively Related Organizations, Colleges, Seminaries, Historical Society, Women, Men and Ministers


2% Representative Process

  • General Board, ABC/USA and Denominational Task Force

1% Reserve for Ministry


2015 UMB BUDGET

 RECEIPTS

ABC UNITED MISSION PROGRAM

Based on the Total Number of Churches By Areas

AREA I                35 CHURCHES             $22,500

AREA II                81 CHURCHES            $54,000

AREA III               60 CHURCHES            $39,000

AREA IV               11 CHURCHES            $7,500

AREA V                20 CHURCHES            $13,500

AREA VI             13 CHURCHES              $9,000

AREA VII              8 CHURCHES              $4,500


UMB BUDGET AMOUNT:
  [$12,500 monthly]           $150,000

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF ABCOTS CHURCHES:  [$658 each]   228

 

ABMS BUDGET AMOUNT                                                             $421,784