Panorama Baptist Church


Panorama Baptist supports American Baptist Churches-ABCUSA
 Annual Offerings

During each quarter of the year, we promote and support each of the four annual offerings listed below:
What is the national goal?
American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is promoting the America for Christ (AFC) Offering 2024, which seeks to raise $1,500,000 to support American Baptist mission and ministry across the United States and Puerto Rico.
What is the AFC 2024 theme?
The theme for the America for Christ Offering 2024 is “Grace upon Grace”
Because of God’s great love, we are not consumed, for God’s compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. —Lamentations 3:22-23 (NIV)
How can I support AFC 2024?
You can give during the congregational offering Sunday at your church, or you can give an individual gift online by visiting Also, consider encouraging your congregation’s Mission Committee to include an America for Christ Offering contribution in its annual budget.
How is my gift making a difference?
Your generous AFC gifts allows ABHMS to partner with ABC churches, community groups. ABC seminaries and institutions to financially support them in the following areas:
Cultivating Leaders — strong leaders advance the mission of faith communities.
Equipping Disciples — broadening the understanding of what it means to be a follower of Jesus.
Healing Communities — we believe the power of Christian love can—and will—change the world.
100% or your AFC donation is utilized to support and fund your ministries. ABHMS does not retain any AFC funds for its own purposes. When you support AFC, you support your community and communities across the US and Puerto Rico.
How is the AFC Offering used?
The offering is distributed in three parts:
59% supports the ministries of ABHMS.
12% supports the offering’s promotional and deputation costs.
29% supports regional ministries. (ABHMS is the only mission board to share its offering with American Baptist Churches USA regions.)
2024 It's Time to Share
May and June - One Great Hour of Sharing Offering: This offering supports disaster relief, ministries to displaced persons, and development projects of the American Baptist Churches and its partners.

 2024 World Mission Offering:
He has made everything beautiful in it's time.  Ecclesiates 3:11
2024 For all they’ve done
November and December - The Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering: The offering is a long-standing tradition established in 1977 which supports ministers, missionaries and their widowed spouses who have devoted 15 or more years of their lives to service in ABCUSA.

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