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National program directors discuss ABHMS’ new ministry model: Lisa Harris-Lee
The Rev. Lisa Harris-Lee, American Baptist Home Mission Societies' (ABHMS) director of Mission Engagement and National Network Initiative, discusses ABHMS' aligned action network strategy.
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ABHMS sets new course for mission: Connect. Cultivate. Change.
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
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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 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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