Our college family was sorrowed to learn of the passing of alumnus Billy Abbott yesterday afternoon. Billy was a member of the Class of 2001 and a full-time evangelist. He was a strong Bible preacher with a heart for people. Billy was also the director of Camp Hosanna in Hiawasee, GA. Many young people were touched by his life and ministry.
An open casket visitation for friends and family will be held on Saturday, June 13 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Shining Light Baptist Church located at 4231 Traprock Gap Road near Blairsville, GA.
A closed casket funeral service will be held at 6 pm on Sunday, June 14th at Camp Hosanna located at 2201 Pope Road in Hiawassee, GA.
A final service will be held on Wednesday, June 17th at 2 pm at Clearview Baptist Church, 3345 Goodman Road East in Southaven, MS.
Please pray for his wife Diana and their children. Cards may be sent to the Abbott family at 6795 Goodman Road, Walls, MS, 38680.
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Ambassador Baptist College is looking forward to opening its doors to welcome back students for the Fall 2020 semester! The campus will reopen to students for the final summer school session on August 17th. The dormitories will officially open on Friday, August 21st and the first day of school will be on Wednesday August 26th. The semester will conclude on Friday, December 18th.
Commencement for the Class of 2020 will be held at 7 pm on Friday, August 28th in the R.A. Torrey Auditorium. Evangelist Jerry Sivnksty will be the speaker. A detailed schedule of Commencement events will be posted soon.
The dates to remember for the fall semester include:
August 31 through September 4 – Opening Revival with Alton Beal and Bill Abbott
October 21-25 – Fall Break
October 26-30 – Missions Conference
November 14 – Rekindle Teen Conference
November 26-29 – Thanksgiving Break
December 11 – Christmas Concert
December 14-18 – Final Exams
ABC will continue to implement policies and procedures
needed to promote the good health of its students and staff in the midst of the
Applications for the fall semester are being processed now. Begin the online application process by clicking here.
Each semester, ABC recognizes those students who have displayed academic diligence. These designations are awarded to full-time undergraduate students and graduate students who take six or more hours. The college is pleased to recognize the following students for their hard work during the Spring 2020 semester:
We are actively monitoring the status of COVID-19 guidance
and any potential impact on our Camp Barnabas, which is scheduled for July
20-24, 2020. It is still our hope to
host the camp on its scheduled date. We
will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and do what is in the best
interest of our campers. A number of
other Christian camps are holding out their hopes for July as well.
In the event of a camp cancellation, all deposits and fees
that have been prepaid will be refunded.
In the meantime, pray that we will be able to host this special week in
July. The present situation in our world
only highlights the fact that the world needs Jesus!
Do you want to encourage a younger generation to serve the Lord in the ministry? Supporting the 2020 Graduation Offering at ABC is a great way to help and encourage teens and young adults prepare for God’s service. http://ambassadors.edu/go
Every year, Ambassador Baptist College celebrates the accomplishments and the potential of each graduate. Due to COVID-19, the Commencement service scheduled for Friday, May 8 has been postponed and rescheduled for Friday, August 28 at 7pm. This change has been made with the hopes that family and friends will be able to attend this special service honoring the Class of 2020.
More details on Commencement week activities will be shared
in the weeks to come.
There is only one message that can truly bring hope to our world – the Gospel. If you want that hope to be proclaimed through America and abroad, learn today how you can give to the 2020 Graduation Offering at ABC and help the Gospel go forth. http://ambassadors.edu/go
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