The CABF was formerly known as the Atlantic Baptist Fellowship for more than 40 years. Because of the great affection for the ABF, many will continue to refer to it as that. The ABF was formed in 1971 by members of the United Baptist Convention of the Atlantic Provinces, who wanted to witness to historic Baptist principles of freedom and to continue involvement with non-Baptist communions in joint worship, social action and ecumenical discussions. 

Sping 2016 Rushton Lecture and Luncheon - June 4

This year's event is at the Port Williams United Baptist Church and registration is at 10am. The speaker is Ed Colquhoun, Amherst, and Ed's topic is Searching for Faithful Adult Learning.

The Founder's Tribute will be to the late Terry Tingley. Terry's enthusiasm and clear focus was instrumental in the formation and nourrishing of the CABF.

Click here for more details. Don't forget to register.


Articles by Regg Dunn, a former minister of First Baptist Church Amherst and Frank Sinnott who held pastorates throughout the maritimes discuss their beliefs about what it is to be Baptist. The articles were written several years ago, but well express the essence of our Baptist beliefs and freedoms. To view the articles, click on their names.


Dave Csinos Appointed

The Atlantic School of Theology is pleased to announce that David Csinos has been appointed Assistant Professor, Ministry Studies, effective June 1, 2016. Please see the announcement from AST President, Neale Bennet.

Dave was a co-presenter at our Fall Annual General meeting in Falmouth. For a current article by Dave in the Presbyterian Advocate on Children's Spirituality click here.




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Brantford Church votes to Join CABF

First Baptist Church, Brantford, Ontario at their Fall Business meeting voted unanimously to join the CABF. The minister of the church is the Reverend Deborah Dempsey. The Church's website is found here.

The church's membership will be voted on at the Rushton Lecture and Luncheon on June 4.