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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/19/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues to provide support to the survivors of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Both recently brought strong winds and flooding that resulted in structural damage, power outages, injuries and fatalities—Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, and Irma in Puerto Rico and Florida. Hurricane Harvey relief efforts On
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/15/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Johnson-LeBlanc as director of Integrated Marketing for Judson Press and ABHMS. As such, she will join ABHMS’ leadership team. Johnson-LeBlanc’s priorities in the new position will include creating and maintaining a consistent ABHMS message and voice across
For staff members at American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), ministry often transcends official duties. Take, for example, Sue Peterman, administrative assistant in the organization’s Valley Forge, Pa.-based Communications department. Her own personal initiative resulted in a connection with Samantha Sabers, who, at the time, was an inmate at South Dakota’s Women’s Prison, Pierre.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/7/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) calls for bipartisan congressional action to immediately pass legislation that will protect childhood immigrants living in the United States of America and urges U.S. President Donald J. Trump to advocate for such legislation and to sign it into law. On Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017—as the
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/8/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) urges American Baptists to pray for and donate One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) funds to those in the path of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5-turned-Category 4 storm that has affected the Caribbean islands, rendering approximately 1 million people in Puerto Rico without power. Media outlets are
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/28/17)—American Baptists are urged to lift up those affected in both Texas and Louisiana by Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm that made landfall Friday on the Texas coast. Bringing 130 mph winds and an unprecedented amount of torrential rainfall in some areas, the hurricane has resulted in flooding, power outages,
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/31/17)—In response to Hurricane Harvey’s devastation along the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has released $10,000 in One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) Emergency Disaster Relief funds to Church World Service on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA. More funds will be released as
Four American Baptist Home Mission Societies staff members joined other clergy and leaders of various faith traditions in the “One Thousand Ministers March for Justice” on Monday in the nation’s capital.