Mission Statement

​The American Baptist Churches of Vermont and New Hampshire is a Christ-centered Regional ministry in a covenant relationship with The American Baptist Churches USA. Affirming the authority of the Word of God, being empowered by the Holy Spirit and recognizing our diversity, we seek to equip individuals and congregations to become instruments through whom the Spirit can move, transforming the Church into the image of Jesus Christ, that we might better fulfill the Great Commission to make disciples of all Nations.

Region Links 

Camp Sentinel

Camp Sentinel is located in the foothills of the Ossipee Mountain range in Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire. Established in 1949, Sentinel offers fun, quality Christian overnight and day camp for youth, adults, and families. Sentinel also hosts year-round rustic retreats for groups up to 200 guests.

Northern Baptist Education Society

Northern Baptist Education Society is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire/Vermont and provides financial and other support to individuals preparing for professional Christian service ​in the American Baptist Churches in Northern New England. 

International Ministries

International Ministries, also known as the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, works cross-culturally to invite people to become disciples of Jesus Christ and to proclaim, through both word and deed, God’s reign of justice, peace and abundant life for all creation.

Ministers Council

Ministers Council is an independent, non-profit organization of ordained, commissioned, licensed and lay Christian leaders. Seminarians are also eligible for membership and encouraged to join. They are dedicated solely to the well-being of ministers. They serve in increasingly diverse settings including the local church, specialized ministries of chaplaincy, counseling, coaching and spiritual direction, as well as administration, education and community organizing.