New Community Church is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA (ABC), a mainline Christian denomination, in its Central Pacific Coast region. With more than one million members and 5,000 congregations, ABC is known for being the most diverse Christian denomination and the denomination of Martin Luther King, Jr. ABC’s congregationalist polity means that each local church is a distinct and autonomous congregation, responsible for articulating its own doctrine, style of worship and mission. ABC is not affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church.
The American Baptist Church mission statement is: American Baptists are a Christ-centered, biblically grounded, ethnically diverse people called to radical personal discipleship in Christ Jesus. You can read more about American Baptist Church’s history, beliefs and 10 Facts.