ABC in focus - May 2021
On a recent Sunday, the WMU group at Nueva Esperanza sold taco plates in order to raise funds for missions. As we sat around after the service eating tacos, one couple spoke up to describe how much we need these times of fellowship. Across all ethnic groups, the social isolation of the past year has produced a craving for companionship. This need is especially acute within the Hispanic community. Many Spanish-speaking folks are far from their extended families, and they feel isolated from the larger community around them. In that situation, one of the things we can offer them is Christian fellowship. Over the years, several folks who have come to know the Lord at Nueva Esperanza have described the important role that the church’s fellowship played in drawing them to hear the Gospel. As we begin to have more opportunities for fellowship, would you pray with me that we would plan events wisely and execute them well in order to strengthen the bonds of Christian love within and outside our congregation? As always, thank you for your prayers and support of ABC Regional Hispanic Ministries.
ABC Regional Hispanic Ministries is focused on taking the Good News of Jesus Christ to Hispanics outside the walls of the church. From its beginnings in 1992 as an outreach to transient farm workers, ABC has proclaimed the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Hispanics of Allendale, Hampton, Barnwell, Bamberg and Colleton Counties in South Carolina.
Our Purpose: to reach and win the Spanish language/culture people to Jesus Christ, to provide them with discipleship development, and to provide a Christian ministry to the permanent, seasonal, and transient Spanish language/culture people of Allendale-Hampton, Barnwell-Bamberg, and Colleton Associations in cooperation with local Southern Baptist churches.
Our Mission: to establish on-mission Hispanic churches which will reach out to the Hispanic population (transient and permanent) of the ABC area, and to fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission among the transient population.