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VALLEY FORGE, PA (5-15-17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies will co-sponsor “American Baptists Bike” in partnership with the Rev. G. Travis Norvell, pastor of Minneapolis’ Judson Memorial Baptist Church, at the 2017 Biennial Mission Summit in Portland, Ore. The half-mile bike ride—at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 30—will offer Mission Summit attendees a healthy, fun way
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/9/17)—The Rev. Dr. Marilyn P. Turner-Triplett, founding director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Rizpah’s Children initiative, has received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Alderson Broaddus University, Philippi, W.Va. The honor was bestowed Saturday at the university’s 146th Commencement, for which Turner-Triplett provided the keynote address. “I want
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/5/17)—As part of the 2017 Biennial Mission Summit in Portland, Ore., back by popular demand is the artistic portion of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) acclaimed “Space for Grace” event. Showcasing original works by Christian-influenced artists and performers, Space for Grace will be presented Friday through Sunday in Innovators Hall.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/3/17)—Selected by American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) board of directors from nominations submitted by clergy and laypersons across the United States and Puerto Rico, a number of American Baptist clergy and lay leaders will receive awards for significant faith-based work. Presentation times and dates will be announced as they become
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/28/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray will preach on a “Bodily Connections” theme at the 7 p.m. Saturday worship service during the 2017 Biennial Mission Summit in Portland, Ore. In keeping with this year’s theme—“Connect!”—the Saturday evening service will explore and celebrate the rich tapestry of grace
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/18/17)—In this Resurrection season that celebrates Jesus Christ’s promise of new life, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces a new framework for its mission to cultivate leaders, equip disciples and heal communities across the United States and Puerto Rico. This framework—Connect. Cultivate. Change.—looks to the future as it responds to
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
VALLEY FORGE, PA (5/8/17)—Judson Press, the publishing arm of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), will publish “From Fragmentation to Wholeness: Race, Ethnicity, and Communion” by Dr. Neville Callam, educator, theologian, ecumenist, pastor, and general secretary and CEO of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA). The book examines the impact race and ethnicity often have in