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VALLEY FORGE, PA (7/16/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is seeking American Baptist pastors to enroll in its 2019-2020 “In Support of Excellence” (ISOE) pastors financial-empowerment cohort to begin meeting in November. The application deadline is Aug. 28, 2019. A pastor’s ability to effectively lead a congregation to be an agent of transformation in the
VALLEY FORGE, PA (7/11/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray joined U.S. faith leaders in contributing to and signing a declaration that decries launching war on Iran. To be shared by the signatories with their respective constituencies, the statement was announced yesterday on Washington, D.C.’s Capitol Hill with a news conference
VALLEY FORGE, PA (6/26/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) presented four 2019 national-recognition ministry awards during American Baptist Churches USA’s Biennial Mission Summit in Virginia Beach. While two were presented at the ABHMS-sponsored Friday evening worship, two others were presented during ABHMS’ luncheon on Saturday.
The importance of sleep is indisputable—especially as it relates to the developing minds and bodies of children and teens. That’s the reason that Mahoning Valley Baptist Association (MVBA), Youngstown, Ohio, partnered with the Campbell, Ohio-headquartered Heart Reach Neighborhood Ministries to provide mattresses to families in the low-income Youngstown metropolitan area. Heart Reach Neighborhood Ministries is
American Baptist Home Mission Societies' associate executive director of Communications, Susan L. Gottshall, is attending and providing regular updates from the 2019 Global Baptist Peace Conference in Cali, Colombia, July 15-20, where attendees represent approximately 30 countries and 6 continents.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/31/19)—From the editor of the best-selling “Sister to Sister: Devotions for and from African American Women” (Judson Press, 1995) comes “The Sister’s Guide to Survive & Thrive in Ministry.” Previously published as “The Sister’s Rules for Ministry,” this newly revised and expanded book offers 10 guidelines for women who are answering
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (ABNS 6/21/19)—The Board of Directors of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) unanimously elected the Rev. Jamie Washam and Dr. Lacey S. Alford as incoming president and vice president, respectively, at its meeting here prior to American Baptist Churches USA’s (ABCUSA) Biennial Mission Summit gathering. Both were elected to two-year terms, effective