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ABHMS to host Intercultural Ethnic Women Conference in July
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/22/18)—Female clergy, lay leaders and seminarians of diverse ethnicities are invited to attend American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Intercultural Ethnic Women Conference July 18-21 at Judson University, Elgin, Ill. Held in collaboration with American Baptist Women’s Ministries and Women in Ministry, the event will feature joint workshops and worship. Providing
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Registration opens for ABHMS’ highly anticipated Space for Grace 2018 urban retreat
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/18/18)—Registration is now open for American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) highly anticipated “Thy Will Be Done”-themed Space for Grace 2018 conference planned for Nov. 14-16 in Philadelphia. Join faith leaders, community service leaders, social justice advocates and others considering critical issues facing Christians today in the 2½ day-conference at Loews
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Reflections on a mission trip to Oklahoma
At left: Members of Brewster (Mass.) Baptist Church participated in ABHMS’ “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing…Muskogee” volunteer effort.
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ABHMS hires personnel to support ‘Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico’
Puerto Rico natives Abigail Medina Betancourt (at left) and the Rev. Hector A. Rivera Padua have joined American Baptist Home Mission Societies to support the organization's ongoing “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative.
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Sacred resistance: American Baptist ministers advocate for immigration justice
At left: Noé and Victoria Carias with Ada and Melvin Valiente at ABHMS' March “Defending the Undocumented” workshop in Glendale, Calif.
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ABHMS’ Rizpah’s Children helps additional JOYA Scholars reach success
Partnership can make all the difference. Just ask Laura Macias, executive director of JOYA Scholars, a nonprofit organization that will soon expand its reach to inspire the success of additional students in Fullerton, Calif., thanks to its connection to Rizpah’s Children, a ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS). “Last year, we had 15
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Registration opens for ABHMS’ ‘Connect 2018’; young clergy encouraged to participate
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/11/18)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages American Baptist clergy in their 20s, 30s and early 40s to register for “Connect 2018,” the first gathering of its American Baptist Young Adult Clergy Network, planned for June 25-28 at Lake Street Baptist Church, Evanston, Ill. Registration is open for this exciting premier
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Judson Press title sounds clarion call to preach economic justice
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/15/18)—The United States is one of the richest countries in the world, but it is plagued by economic inequality—which too often affects people of African descent. In “Reconciliation & Reparation: Preaching Economic Justice,” author Joseph Evans issues a clarion call to church leaders to disturb the status quo through a species
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Space for Grace

At this national conference, Christian leaders will identify critical priorities, opportunities and mission challenges confronting the church today.

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2015

As issues of race, religion, culture and class increasingly divide communities and spark violence, ABHMS debuts “Space for Grace,”…

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