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ABHMS’ CCL to offer ‘Chaplaincy Skills for Community Ministry’
VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/2/21)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) will present “Chaplaincy Skills for Community Ministry” 6-8 p.m. ET Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1 and 8 online via its Center for Continuous Learning. A cohort celebration will be held 6-7 p.m. ET Nov. 15. Taught by board-certified and endorsed chaplains, this practical
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New book reveals Three M Structure for prophetic preaching
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/2/21)—The Rev. Dr. Reginald Williams, author of “Moving the Masses: Pillars of Prophetic Preaching,” understands and hears the divine calling of prophetic preaching as a connection of what occurs between the internal preacher and the delivery that moves people to take action. The book ties a direct thread from the authenticity
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Children of ABHMS-partnering organization participate in National Day of Social Action
On July 21, children, staff and families of Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools across the nation participated in a National Day of Social Action to raise awareness about social justice issues. Among them was the CDF Freedom School of Rochester, N.Y.’s Cameron Community Ministries, a partner of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Rizpah’s Children
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ABHMS’ CeCaLi announces summer and fall workshops
VALLEY FORGE, PA (6/15/21)—CeCaLi XXI (Centro de Capacitación para Líderes del siglo XXI), a program of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Latino Ministries office, introduces its Church Leadership Development summer and fall virtual workshops to be presented in ABHMS’ new Center for Continuous Learning. Delivered completely in Spanish, CeCaLi is designed to equip Latino pastors
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Organization helps babies stay healthy by supplying clean diapers
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.” — Matthew 19:14 One mother keeps her baby in a wet diaper. Another mother scrapes solid waste from her toddler’s diaper and lines the diaper with paper towel
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Book invites churches to move toward authentic, diverse relationships
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/30/21)—“Real Connections: Ministries to Strengthen Church and Community Relationships” invites churches to move authentic relationships to the center of congregational life and ministry with the community. It equips church members and leaders to invest in deeper, more diverse relationships in a variety of contexts: within the congregation; with other churches; with community
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CCL holds ‘Leading Out of Crisis’ Webinar; seeks pastors to join cohort
VALLEY FORGE, PA (7/16/21)—Approximately 100 individuals participated Wednesday in “Leading Out of Crisis LIVE,” a Webinar presented by American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Center for Continuous Learning (CCL). It featured Alan Roxburgh, founder of The Missional Network (TMN)—an organization committed to supporting church leaders as they shape church culture around the mission of God—and Sara
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CCL to feature 2021-2022 Intercultural Leadership Institute; deadline to apply for cohort is Aug. 13
VALLEY FORGE, PA (7/21/21)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Center for Continuous Learning will offer the 2021-2022 Intercultural Leadership Institute (ILI), a yearlong cohort experience that teaches intercultural competency skills. The deadline to apply for the cohort is Aug. 13. Members of the cohort will learn to do the following: interpret biblical text from a cross-cultural
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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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