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American Baptist Home Mission Societies announces ministry award recipients
VALLEY FORGE, PA (5/22/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce the names of American Baptist individuals who will receive its 2019 national-recognition ministry awards for significant faith-based endeavors. They were selected by ABHMS’ board of directors from nominations submitted by clergy and laypersons across the United States and Puerto Rico. Presentation times
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ABHMS Rizpah’s Children partner to establish CDF Freedom School this summer
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/21/19)—Somerset Academy Early Learning Center, Philadelphia—a partner of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Rizpah’s Children ministry—is establishing a six-week Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom School this summer. The school is funded, in part, by a grant from the Virginia and Gordon Palmer Jr. Trust, administered by American Baptist Foundation and
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ABHMS dedicates, holds celebratory open house for Leadership and Mission Building
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/20/19)—On Friday, May 17, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) dedicated its new Leadership and Mission Building in King of Prussia, Pa., celebrating with an open house for friends, partners, supporters, neighbors and staff. Following mingling and hors d’oeuvres, the formal program was opened by the Rev. Dr. Clifford I. Johnson,
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ABHMS provides grant to encourage Asian American women in ministry
Among the ways that American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is doing its part to encourage and undergird Asian American women in ministry is via the Innovative Space for Asian American Christianity (ISAAC).
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‘Beautiful Joe’: teaching compassion for more than a century
Editor’s Note: Animal lovers have embraced the book “Beautiful Joe” for more than a century. The book was published by the American Baptist Publication Society, a predecessor of Judson Press, the publishing ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS). A park that honors the book’s namesake and author recently received an award that may
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Join ABHMS for home mission-related happenings at ‘Summit by the Sea’
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/26/19)—Join American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) for a variety of home mission-related happenings during “Summit by the Sea,” American Baptist Churches USA’s 2019 Biennial Mission Summit June 21-23 in Virginia Beach, Va. On Sunday afternoon in the Hall of Ministries, ABHMS will host a party to celebrate the launch of
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ABHMS encourages attendance at ‘Ending Mass Incarceration’ event
Committed to public witness and advocacy, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages American Baptists to attend “Ending Mass Incarceration: Let My People Go,” a national conference to be held June 17-19 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta. The three-day event at this historic American Baptist church—spiritual home of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—will
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Applicants sought for ABHMS’ first Intercultural Institute for Emerging Leaders
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/10/19)—Young adults are encouraged to apply for American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) first Intercultural Institute for Emerging Leaders. Slated for September, this innovative cultural-competency training program seeks to provide hands-on, in-depth experience to effectively engage across cultures. The program aims to do the following: cultivate culturally diverse leaders from across
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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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