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“The courage of the civil rights pioneers we visited in museums and in person was remarkable,” wrote Old Cambridge (Mass.) Baptist Church member David Entin.…

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ABHMS, Judson Press executive director elected to Bread for the World board
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/8/19)—Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, executive director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and CEO of Judson Press, has been elected to Bread for the World’s board of directors. Founded in 1974, the Washington, D.C.-headquartered Bread for the World is a nonprofit Christian organization that urges U.S. decision makers to end global
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Judson Press, ABHMS invite American Baptists to restock the [library] shelves
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/20/18)—The lights are back on at Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. But the library and its book collection are not yet fully functional for those preparing for ministry. Judson Press and American Baptist Home Mission Societies invite scholars, pastors, teachers, students, readers and book lovers to join them
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ABHMS supports church’s civil rights pilgrimage
At left: The church group with Sarah Collins Rudolph (in dark eyewear)--a survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing of 1963--and her husband, George Rudolph.
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American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Foundation announce 2018 Palmer grant recipients
At left: Virginia and Gordon Palmer Jr.
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ABHMS awards $723,111 in grants in 2018
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/20/18)—This Christmas season, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) reflects with gratitude on the generosity of donors who have facilitated its awarding of $723,111 total in grants to 129 partners in 2018. Representing the ministry of ABHMS since its inception in 1832, grants were awarded to congregations, communities and institutions that
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ABHMS continues to support post-hurricane rebuilding efforts on Puerto Rico
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/11/18)—Since September 2017, when Hurricane Maria wrought havoc on Puerto Rico, 48 American Baptist churches, schools and other entities on the island have been restored or are undergoing restoration because of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) ongoing “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative. While 29 entities received help via funds,
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ABHMS, American Baptist Extension Corporation and American Baptist Women’s Ministries relocate to a renovated building in King of Prussia, Pa.…

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