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ABHMS’ Latino Ministries to co-sponsor monthly online workshops; racism theme planned for Sept. 25
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/17/20)—As the first of their new monthly “Conversaciones Latinas Contemporáneas” (“Contemporary Latino Conversations”), American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Latino Ministries and the Hispanic National Caucus will offer the “Naked Inequality: Racism from a Latino Perspective” online workshop at 7 p.m. Eastern Time on Sept. 25. “The polarization experienced in our
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ABHMS awards more than $100,000 in COVID One Great Hour of Sharing recovery grants
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/14/20)—Since May 2020, ABHMS has awarded $132,841 in One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) funds for COVID-19 recovery efforts in the United States and Puerto Rico. Sixty-one organizations have received grants for communities in need. “The state of emergency we are experiencing because of COVID-19 remains critical,” says the Rev. Rothangliani
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Student from ABHMS partnering agency garners national media attention
A student from an American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Rizpah’s Children partnering agency has garnered national media attention for his scholastic achievement. Taran Richardson, 18, whose Boy Scouts of America troop meets at the Leadership and Legacy Academy at Edna Martin Christian Center (EMCC), Indianapolis, has been featured on the “NBC [TV] Nightly News”
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Sept. 27 virtual ‘Carve the Tree’ event to memorialize Kevin D. Rose
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/3/20)—A virtual live-streamed “Carve the Tree” event will be held 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, to memorialize Kevin D. Rose, who was a past president of Educational Ministries, today a part of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS). Co-pastor at Cumberland (Ind.) First Baptist Church (FBC), Rose is being honored by
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ABHMS’ Latino Ministries to host free virtual conference regarding churches, solidarity economy in times of crisis
VALLEY FORGE, PA (9/2/20)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Latino Ministries will sponsor the free “Models of Solidarity Economy in Times of COVID-19” (“Modelos de economía solidaria en tiempos de COVID-19”) virtual conference at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on Sept. 19, via the social media platform ministrElife. Gladys Rodríguez, executive director of Corporación Milagros del
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ABHMS seeks applicants for 2021 ‘In Support of Excellence’ cohort
VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/31/20)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is seeking American Baptist pastors to apply to its 2021 “In Support of Excellence” (ISOE) pastors financial-empowerment cohort to begin meeting in January 2021. The application deadline is Oct. 9, 2020. ABHMS has chosen to partner with pastors of excellence in populations identified in research as
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ABHMS connects with American Baptists in midst of disaster recovery
Since Aug. 10, forces of nature have caused extensive loss among American Baptists and the communities where they live and serve. Calling for our prayers and active response are dangerous winds and rain in the Midwest, which severely impacted parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana; fires in western states, primarily California, Arizona, Nevada and Colorado; and Hurricane Laura on the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana.
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Pastors, lay leaders participate in ABHMS’ Asian Ministries-sponsored online training
Approximately 80 pastors and lay leaders attended the American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Asian Ministries-sponsored online leaders training and development event via Zoom on the ministrElife platform on July 31 and Aug. 1. “With an emphasis on spiritual formation, intergenerational ministries and leadership development during a time of COVID-19, the event was transformative for
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