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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/17)—En el video en español publicado hoy, el Rvdo. Salvador Orellana, coordinador nacional de Ministerios Latinos y subdirector de logística y relaciones para la iniciativa plurianual de ABHMS: “Reconstruyamos. Restauremos. Renovemos Puerto Rico”, habla de las maneras en que tanto miembros individuales, como iglesias de la familia Bautista Americana pueden ayudar
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/17)—In a Spanish-language video posted today, the Rev. Salvador Orellana, ABHMS national coordinator of Latino Ministries and deputy director of logistics and relationships for ABHMS’ “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” multi-year initiative, discusses the ways in which American Baptist individuals and churches can help Puerto Rico recover in the aftermath of
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce its initiative to assist vulnerable immigrants who are currently subject to deportation, harassment and increased anxiety, as they seek to continue living their lives during rapidly changing and uncertain times in the United States. The pilot will launch in New York
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/13/17)—In response to wildfires that have been raging throughout Northern California since Oct. 8, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA), has released a $5,000 One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) Emergency Disaster Relief Grant to ABCUSA’s Growing Healthy Churches region. “This will be
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/10/17)—In response to requests for bulletin inserts aligned with American Baptist values, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will debut in January 2018 its new “Discipleship Matters” fee-free monthly inserts for inclusion in church bulletins. Covering a variety of subjects—including children, education, discipleship and family life—these practical, downloadable inserts are produced
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/22/17)— In response to the devastating one-two punch leveled at Puerto Rico first by Hurricane Irma and most recently by Hurricane Maria, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), in partnership with American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA), will launch a multi-year initiative, “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico,” Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/25/17)—Beginning tomorrow, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) takes American Baptists on the road with ABHMS Disaster-response Ministries as it assesses the damage and connects with survivors and others on the ground in hurricane-ravaged areas from Louisiana and Texas to Florida and Puerto Rico. Through photographs and videos as well as
Irma may have spared First Baptist Institutional Church, but its members didn’t fare as well. The hurricane’s winds downed huge trees across St. Petersburg, some of them ending up in members’ front yards. For one 70-something member living on a fixed income, the huge pieces of dead wood in her front yard are a constant reminder of the cleanup issue now being played out between FEMA and insurance companies.