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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/28/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray will preach on a “Bodily Connections” theme at the 6 p.m. Saturday worship service during the 2017 Biennial Mission Summit in Portland, Ore. In keeping with this year’s theme—“Connect!”—the Saturday evening service will explore and celebrate the rich tapestry of
VALLEY FORGE, PA (4/27/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces that it has renamed one of its ministries, for which it has appointed a new associate director. To reflect greater inclusivity of those who serve in specialized ministry settings, “Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling Ministries” is now “Chaplaincy and Specialized Ministries.” ABHMS recognizes that spiritual directors,
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/26/17)—Milwaukee Christian Center (MCC), an American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Neighborhood Action Program (NAP) Christian center in Wisconsin, was recently honored with the People’s Choice Award at the 2017 Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) gala. “We are proud and supportive of the work of ministry partners like the
Since the Emergency Food Pantry at Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester, N.Y., was founded in 2012, the number of families it served grew from 251 that year to 1,237 in 2013, 1,853 in 2014, and more than 2,000 in 2015. Cameron is an American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Neighborhood Action Program (NAP) Christian center. “Last
VALLEY FORGE, PA (4/25/17)—As a founding member of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) committed to socially responsible investing, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) urges American Baptists to contact their Congressional representatives by phone or email to request that they defend the right of shareholders to file proposals with companies. Because a House
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/18/17)—In this Resurrection season that celebrates Jesus Christ’s promise of new life, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces a new framework for its mission to cultivate leaders, equip disciples and heal communities across the United States and Puerto Rico. This framework—Connect. Cultivate. Change.—looks to the future as it responds to
American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is seeking volunteers to help rebuild flood-ravaged Rainelle, W.Va., during two efforts planned for June 10-17 and 17-24. Last year, the "Mountain State" experienced record-breaking flooding. For congregants of First Baptist Church (FBC), Rainelle, June 23, 2016, was expected to be just another day of vacation Bible school. To