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Closing Day at Space for Grace
On the final day of Space for Grace 2018, interactive learning opportunities continued, and intercultural Communion was featured. “We have a crisis of epic proportions in this country,” said the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler (above), senior minister, The Riverside Church, New York City, during evening worship. “Will the church finally, for all that is holy,
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Day 2 at Space for Grace
On Day 2 of Space for Grace in Philadelphia, attendees were met with a variety of inspirational experiences from thought-provoking workshops to dynamic worship. In her morning homily, the Rev. Dr. Leslie D. Callahan, pastor of St. Paul’s Baptist Church, Philadelphia, said that God chooses to speak to those who challenge our assumptions, such as
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Opening Day at Space for Grace 2018
From worship to hands-on local ministry opportunities, Space for Grace attendees participated in a variety of offerings at opening day of Space for Grace, Philadelphia.
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ABHMS introduces ministrElife online platform at Thursday’s ‘Space for Grace’ luncheon
PHILADELPHIA (ABNS 11/16/18)—Yesterday’s luncheon at American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Space for Grace national conference in Philadelphia was sponsored by ministrElife, ABHMS’ new online platform specially developed for American Baptist ministry professionals and lay leaders. Those in attendance received a sneak peek of the new platform that addresses the 21st-century professional, networking and personal
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D.C. church finds financial footing via ABHMS’ ISOE program
Many churches struggle financially for a variety of reasons. However, CenterPoint Baptist Church, Washington, D.C., illustrates the ways in which churches can find financial footing by implementing strategies from American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “In Support of Excellence” (ISOE) program. Debuting in 2016, ISOE is a financial-empowerment program aimed at pastors and lay leaders.
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ABHMS, Judson Press announce 2019-2020 ‘ABC Reads’ selection
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/5/18)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and its publishing ministry, Judson Press, announce that “The Revolutionary Power of the Lord’s Prayer” by Dr. Alice Burnette Greene has been named the “ABC Reads” book for 2019-2020. ABC Reads highlights a Judson Press book that is appropriate for reading and discussion in small
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American Baptist Home Mission Societies board elects new directors, hears update on Puerto Rico initiative
PHILADELPHIA, PA (ABNS 11/14/18)—At its meeting here before the start of the national Space for Grace conference, the board of directors of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) elected four new members and received a status report about its “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative. Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray reminded the board in his
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American Baptist Home Mission Societies board holds ribbon-cutting ceremony at new facility
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/13/18)—The board of directors of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) opened its biannual meeting at ABHMS’ new mission offices in King of Prussia. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony introducing board members to the renovated office space, ABHMS Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray said, “We give thanks for this space, for each
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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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