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ABHMS shares ICCR’s proxy voting guide for socially responsible investing
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/23/18)—As part of its Socially Responsible Investing ministry and in time for the 2018 proxy voting season, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) shares the “2018 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide” from the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR). New information provided in this year’s guide includes that on gun safety,
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ABHMS seeks volunteers for projects across U.S. mainland, Puerto Rico
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/22/18)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is seeking volunteers to help rebuild, restore, renew and bring God’s healing love to families and communities across the United States mainland and Puerto Rico. Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico: Determine your own work week, beginning March 1 or later Join ABHMS and the Iglesias
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ABHMS website to feature prominent individuals for Black, Women’s History months
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/1/18)—Beginning today and continuing each Thursday through the end of March, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will feature a different prominent Baptist individual on its website in honor of Black History Month in February and Women’s History Month in March. Having lived in various time periods, ranging from the 1800s
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ABHMS honors Black History Month
To mark Black History Month 2018, American Baptist Home Mission Societies is proud to feature one prominent African American per week throughout February.   Week 4: Samuel DeWitt Proctor Samuel DeWitt Proctor (1921-1997) was a celebrated preacher, teacher and mentor. In 1985, Ebony magazine named him one of the top 15 black preachers in America.
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ABHMS encourages viewing ‘The Promise of Freedom’
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/19/18)—In conjunction with tonight’s PBS premiere of “Tell Them We Are Rising”—a documentary about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages American Baptists to view “The Promise of Freedom,” ABHMS’ own video about HBCUs that were founded by ABHMS predecessor organizations. “The Promise of Freedom” details
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ABHMS’ initial ‘Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico’ fundraising goal is surpassed; great need remains
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/12/18)—Thanks to the generous contributions of congregations, organizations and individuals both in and outside of the American Baptist family, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is elated to report that the initial fundraising goal for its “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative—in partnership with American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA)—via One Great
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Asian Women’s Conference attendees donate to Puerto Rico
When convening at the beginning of October, each 2017 Asian Women’s Conference attendee anticipated that she would be supported in her own ministry and nurtured in her own spiritual growth. By the end of the three-day event, the group emerged as a blessing to others—namely, survivors of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. When they learned of American
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Judson Press title helps Christians relate to religiously diverse world
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/15/18)—In just a few decades, the United States has changed from a largely Christian nation to the most religiously diverse country in the world. How can Christians broaden their knowledge of other faiths and build bridges of understanding? In “Side by Side: Being Christian in a Multifaith World,” retired professor and
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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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