ABHMS executive director, government personnel to participate in panel at ministers’ conference
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/3/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray will participate in a panel discussion featuring a number of U.S. government personnel from the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships on Wednesday at the 102nd Hampton (Va.) University Ministers’ Conference and 7th Annual Church Development and Leadership Academy.
Haggray will join five other panelists in discussing “Relevant Relationships and Resources for Ministry” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Presiding over the panel will be the Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, U.S. Department of Education. Greetings will be brought by Melissa Rogers, special assistant to the president and executive director, White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Preceding that discussion, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., a “Moving Forward as Partners in Faith” panel will include Acacia Salatti, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Department of Health and Human Services, and Eddie Martin, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Department of Justice.
Both discussions will take place in the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications Auditorium at Hampton University, 100 E. Queen St., Hampton, Va.
American Baptist Home Mission Societies ministers as the caring heart and serving hands of Jesus Christ across the United States and Puerto Rico through a multitude of initiatives that focus on leadership, discipleship and healing communities.
American Baptist Churches is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with over 5,200 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.