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VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/19/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) invites churches of American Baptist Churches of the Central Pacific Coast, Mission Northwest, Evergreen Association of American Baptist Churches and Alaska to participate in “Intergenerational Discipleship: Growing Together,” a pilot intergenerational discipleship initiative. The initiative seeks to bring new life to congregations by allowing children, youth
In response to floods in the Plains and Midwest caused by rapid snowmelt and heavy rains, American Baptist Home Mission Societies, on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA, has launched a One Great Hour of Sharing campaign to raise much needed funds to help flood victims.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/7/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) seeks nominations for ministry awards to be announced at American Baptist Churches USA’s (ABCUSA) 2019 Biennial Mission Summit to be held June 21-23 in Virginia Beach, Va. Nominations are sought for five national-recognition ministry awards that honor American Baptist individuals, congregations and organizations for exceptional faithfulness
VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/4/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages American Baptists to attend BPFNA ~ Bautistas por la Paz’s 2019 Global Baptist Peace Conference July 15-20 in Cali, Colombia. “As a loyal supporter and partner of BPFNA, ABHMS is pleased to help raise awareness of this important event,” says ABHMS Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey
VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/6/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and its publishing ministry, Judson Press, celebrate the ministry of two employees who are retiring after years of dedicated service. Victoria Goff, national coordinator of Volunteer-mobilization and Disaster-relief Ministries, will retire at the end of April. Marcia Jessen, Judson Press’ curriculum editor, will retire at June’s end.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/7/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) board of directors met for a three-day February retreat last week at ABHMS’ new mission center, King of Prussia, Pa. Agenda items included welcoming new board members: the Rev. Dr. Mia Chang, founder and senior pastor of NextGen Church, West Windsor, N.J.; Denise Gibson-Bailey, president of
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/11/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has selected six individuals to participate in its “Co-Creators Incubator,” a newly created initiative that seeks to turn individuals’ Christ-centered ideas into viable ministries. Chosen via an application process, the individuals—referred to as Co-Creators—are as follows: Rebecca W. Driscoll, Collegeville, Pa.; Tony J. Gapastione, Redwood
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/11/19)—In time for Women’s History Month in March, Judson Press releases “Devotions from HERstory: 31 Days with Women of Faith,” perfect for women’s group study or individuals seeking to meditate on the female experience. This book honors many women who have come before by connecting their stories across time as a