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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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ABHMS’ ‘Space for Grace’ to offer engagement with Philadelphia ministries
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/18)—Participants in hands-on optional experiences on opening day of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “Space for Grace: Thy Will Be Done” national conference will engage with cutting-edge mission that makes a difference in the lives of Philadelphians and offers take-home learnings applicable to other contexts. The four optional morning and
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ABHMS-awarded grant expands church outreach to populations in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
At left: First Baptist Church, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
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Returning participant encourages attendance at upcoming Space for Grace: ‘It’s one of those lasting, impactful events that will shape you’
Anyone who has seen American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) website or Space for Grace promotional materials has likely glimpsed a photograph of a woman immersed in worship, singing praises to the Lord with her eyes closed and head tossed back. That woman is the Rev. Nikita McCalister, associate executive minister for Administration, American Baptist
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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 hosts chaplaincy, pastoral counseling event in Chicago
Approximately 90 seminarians, clergy and spiritual leaders attended American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) one-day Chaplaincy & Specialized Ministry Summit in early October at McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago. Those gathered sought information about professional chaplaincy, pastoral counseling and ministry in health care, correctional, educational and other specialized, non-church settings. “We are living in critical times.
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American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Extension Corporation, American Baptist Women’s Ministries reschedule relocation
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/11/18)—The American Baptist Extension Corporation (ABEC), American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) and American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS)—including ABHMS’ publishing ministry Judson Press—have rescheduled relocation of their King of Prussia, Pa., operations from the American Baptist Mission Center at 588 N. Gulph Road to 1075 First Ave. because of construction-related delays.
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At this national conference, Christian leaders will identify critical priorities, opportunities and mission challenges confronting the church today.

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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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