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‘Through Her Eyes’ named 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards finalist
VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/20/17)—Judson Press is pleased to announce that “Through Her Eyes: Bible Studies on Women in Scripture” has been recognized as a finalist in the 19th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. The concept for “Through Her Eyes” was born in coursework at Palmer Theological Seminary, where professor Deborah Spink Winters
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Judson Press book calls for ministry across boundaries of culture
VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/20/17)—Why are most churches still segregated by race and culture? Is it possible to build intercultural churches? What are the challenges, strategies and possibilities for ministry in an intercultural context? Editors Grace Ji-Sun Kim, M.Div., Ph.D., and Jann Aldredge-Clanton, M.Div., Ph.D., explore these questions and more in “Intercultural Ministry: Hope for a
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ABHMS seeks volunteers for two rebuilding efforts in Rainelle, W.Va.
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
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ABHMS to hold ‘Specialized Ministry Summit’ in Denver
VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/7/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) invites all chaplains, pastoral counselors, campus ministers, spiritual directors and seminarians to its free “Specialized Ministry Summit”—which includes free lunch—11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at Calvary Baptist Church, Denver, Colo. The purpose is for ABHMS to learn how it can support attendees’ ministries and
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ABHMS board connects with Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico
At left: The Rev. Edith Yamina Apolinaris Concepción, executive director of Corporacion Milagros del Amor, a community ministry in Caguas, Puerto Rico
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ABCUSA, ABHMS endorse NCC statement denouncing anti-Semitism
VALLEY FORGE, PA (2/24/17)—American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) and American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) endorse the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA’s (NCC) statement that denounces recent acts of anti-Semitism. The statement reads, in part: “The National Council of Churches denounces recent anti-Semitic incidents and condemns rhetoric that has fueled
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Alaska church continues renovations
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Fairbanks, Alaska, is renovating a building to be its permanent home, with support from Dr. Alonzo Patterson Jr., American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) coordinator of Alaska Ministries, and the congregation that he pastors.
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ABHMS garners support for water-stewardship proposal to Tyson Foods
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/21/17)—At Tyson Food Inc.’s annual general meeting in Springdale, Ark., on Feb. 9, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) garnered growing support for a resolution that urges the food company to adopt a water-stewardship policy. As lead filer, ABHMS was joined in presenting the resolution by six other Tyson shareholders, several
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The Christian Citizen

In the March edition of ABHMS' advocacy magazine, 14 writers explore "What is Truth?"

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National Ministries reclaims its identity as American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS)…

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