Partnering with American Baptists to promote Christian faith, cultivate Christ-centered leaders and disciples, and bring healing and transformation to communities across the United States and Puerto Rico.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/8/19)—Welcoming new personnel to Volunteer-Mobilization and Disaster-Response Ministries as well as to Financial Empowerment Ministries, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues to cultivate leaders, equip disciples and to heal and transform communities across the United States and Puerto Rico in Jesus’ name. As ABHMS’ national coordinator of Volunteer-Mobilization and Disaster-Response Ministries,
We have not witnessed such vile and hateful displays of racism, antagonism and incivility by an American president in this lifetime. There is no part of Trump’s hate speech that can be defended, affirmed or interpreted otherwise.
“Tell me: Who’s in the house tonight?” shouted Shauna Ford, to which 30 children and youth aged 6-13 answered, “Freedom School!”, while forming a circle and moving to the beat that Isaac Boswell banged out on the bottom of an empty orange plastic 5-gallon Home Depot bucket. The summer program assistants continued the call-and-response: “What’s
VALLEY FORGE, PA (7/24/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies stands in continued solidarity with the Baptist Churches of Puerto Rico, and supports their recent statement addressing the present political upheaval caused by harmful statements from Governor Ricardo Rosselio.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (6/26/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) presented four 2019 national-recognition ministry awards during American Baptist Churches USA’s Biennial Mission Summit in Virginia Beach. While two were presented at the ABHMS-sponsored Friday evening worship, two others were presented during ABHMS’ luncheon on Saturday.
American Baptist Home Mission Societies' associate executive director of Communications, Susan L. Gottshall, is attending and providing regular updates from the 2019 Global Baptist Peace Conference in Cali, Colombia, July 15-20, where attendees represent approximately 30 countries and six continents.