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Applicants sought for ABHMS’ first Intercultural Institute for Emerging Leaders
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/10/19)—Young adults are encouraged to apply for American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) first Intercultural Institute for Emerging Leaders. Slated for September, this innovative cultural-competency training program seeks to provide hands-on, in-depth experience to effectively engage across cultures. The program aims to do the following: cultivate culturally diverse leaders from across
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Faculty chair honors director of ABHMS partnering ministry
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/7/19)—An endowed faculty chair has been named in honor of the Rev. Dr. Carmen Porco, executive director of Housing Ministries of American Baptists in Wisconsin, a partner of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Community Outreach Ministries. The Carmen Porco Chair in Sustainable Business is part of the Center on Business
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ABHMS encourages attendance at ‘Ending Mass Incarceration’ event
Committed to public witness and advocacy, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages American Baptists to attend “Ending Mass Incarceration: Let My People Go,” a national conference to be held June 17-19 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta. The three-day event at this historic American Baptist church—spiritual home of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—will
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ABHMS provides grant to encourage Asian American women in ministry
Among the ways that American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is doing its part to encourage and undergird Asian American women in ministry is via the Innovative Space for Asian American Christianity (ISAAC).
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‘Beautiful Joe’: teaching compassion for more than a century
Editor’s Note: Animal lovers have embraced the book “Beautiful Joe” for more than a century. The book was published by the American Baptist Publication Society, a predecessor of Judson Press, the publishing ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS). A park that honors the book’s namesake and author recently received an award that may
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Join ABHMS for home mission-related happenings at ‘Summit by the Sea’
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/26/19)—Join American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) for a variety of home mission-related happenings during “Summit by the Sea,” American Baptist Churches USA’s 2019 Biennial Mission Summit June 21-23 in Virginia Beach, Va. On Sunday afternoon in the Hall of Ministries, ABHMS will host a party to celebrate the launch of
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ABHMS commends JP Morgan Chase on commitment to stop private prison funding
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/30/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is among 105 Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) member organizations to sign a recent letter commending JP Morgan Chase on its newly announced public commitment to stop financing private prisons. Sent earlier this month, the letter also encourages the financial institution to disclose next
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ABHMS executive director emeritus named co-executive director of New Baptist Covenant
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/30/19)—Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) executive director emeritus, has been named co-executive director of New Baptist Covenant (NBC), Washington, D.C. Hannah McMahan has been the organization’s executive director for the past five years. Since its founding, NBC has sought to advance racial justice in and
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2018

ABHMS, American Baptist Extension Corporation and American Baptist Women’s Ministries relocate to a renovated building in King of Prussia, Pa.…

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