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American Baptist Home Mission Societies pledges to rebuild, restore, renew Puerto Rico
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/22/17)— In response to the devastating one-two punch leveled at Puerto Rico first by Hurricane Irma and most recently by Hurricane Maria, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), in partnership with American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA), will launch a multi-year initiative, “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico,” Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray
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ABHMS executive director to offer call to justice at historical society event
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/21/17)—Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, who is both executive director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and its director of Public Witness and Advocacy, will offer a prophetic call to justice during American Baptist Historical Society’s “Let It Not Happen Again” event at 7 p.m. on Sept. 28 at Atlanta Administration and
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ABHMS continues to support hurricanes Harvey, Irma survivors
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/19/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues to provide support to the survivors of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Both recently brought strong winds and flooding that resulted in structural damage, power outages, injuries and fatalities—Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, and Irma in Puerto Rico and Florida. Hurricane Harvey relief efforts On
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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/28/17)—American Baptists are urged to lift up those affected in both Texas and Louisiana by Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm that made landfall Friday on the Texas coast. Bringing 130 mph winds and an unprecedented amount of torrential rainfall in some areas, the hurricane has resulted in flooding, power outages,
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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/8/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) urges American Baptists to pray for and donate One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) funds to those in the path of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5-turned-Category 4 storm that has affected the Caribbean islands, rendering approximately 1 million people in Puerto Rico without power. Media outlets are
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American Baptist Home Mission Societies calls on Congress to protect ‘Dreamers’
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/7/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) calls for bipartisan congressional action to immediately pass legislation that will protect childhood immigrants living in the United States of America and urges U.S. President Donald J. Trump to advocate for such legislation and to sign it into law. On Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017—as the
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ABHMS staff member extends ministry beyond job
For staff members at American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), ministry often transcends official duties. Take, for example, Sue Peterman, administrative assistant in the organization’s Valley Forge, Pa.-based Communications department. Her own personal initiative resulted in a connection with Samantha Sabers, who, at the time, was an inmate at South Dakota’s Women’s Prison, Pierre.
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Johnson-LeBlanc named director of Integrated Marketing for Judson Press, ABHMS
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/15/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Johnson-LeBlanc as director of Integrated Marketing for Judson Press and ABHMS. As such, she will join ABHMS’ leadership team. Johnson-LeBlanc’s priorities in the new position will include creating and maintaining a consistent ABHMS message and voice across
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As issues of race, religion, culture and class increasingly divide communities and spark violence, ABHMS debuts “Space for Grace,”…

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