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ABHMS’ ‘Space for Grace’ to offer engagement with Philadelphia ministries
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/18)—Participants in hands-on optional experiences on opening day of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “Space for Grace: Thy Will Be Done” national conference will engage with cutting-edge mission that makes a difference in the lives of Philadelphians and offers take-home learnings applicable to other contexts. The four optional morning and
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American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Extension Corporation, American Baptist Women’s Ministries reschedule relocation
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/11/18)—The American Baptist Extension Corporation (ABEC), American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) and American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS)—including ABHMS’ publishing ministry Judson Press—have rescheduled relocation of their King of Prussia, Pa., operations from the American Baptist Mission Center at 588 N. Gulph Road to 1075 First Ave. because of construction-related delays.
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ABHMS announces ecclesiastical endorser for chaplains, other specialized ministries
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/10/18)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray has named the Rev. Dr. Patricia Murphy ecclesiastical endorser for chaplains and those serving in other specialized ministry settings. The appointment occurred during ABHMS’ annual meeting of the Ecclesiastical Endorsement Committee recently in Chicago. As ecclesiastical endorser, Murphy will serve
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Returning participant encourages attendance at upcoming Space for Grace: ‘It’s one of those lasting, impactful events that will shape you’
Anyone who has seen American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) website or Space for Grace promotional materials has likely glimpsed a photograph of a woman immersed in worship, singing praises to the Lord with her eyes closed and head tossed back. That woman is the Rev. Nikita McCalister, associate executive minister for Administration, American Baptist
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ABHMS personnel attend ICCR panel discussion
In keeping with American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) commitment to socially responsible investing and its role as a founding member of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), ABHMS personnel attended ICCR’s “When No One is Watching: Corporate Citizenship in an Age of Deregulation” panel discussion recently at The Riverside Church, New York City.
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Judson Press title provides method of spiritual formation for preachers
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/8/18)—Are preachers born or made? According to preacher, author and educator Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, “No one is born with the mindset, disciplines or skills necessary to be an effective preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Preachers are not born; they must be made.” With these words, McMickle offers a
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ABHMS announces staffing transitions to undergird mission
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/3/18)—During a recent three-day staff summit at the Mission Center, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray announced staffing transitions that will undergird the organization’s mission to cultivate leaders, equip disciples, and heal and transform communities across the United States and Puerto Rico. The Rev. Dr. Brenda
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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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