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ABHMS’ longest-serving volunteer receives national-recognition ministry award
American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray has presented the 2019 national-recognition Jitsuo Morikawa ABHMS Healing and Transforming Communities Award to Anna Young, aged 88, the organization’s longest-serving volunteer.
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ABHMS hosts ‘Co-Creators Incubator Demo Day’
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/16/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) six previously chosen Co-Creators participated in the Co-Creators Incubator Demo Day on Oct. 8 at ABHMS’ Leadership and Mission Building, King of Prussia, Pa. The “Co-Creators Incubator” seeks to turn individuals’ Christ-centered ideas into viable ministries. Demo Day allowed Co-Creators to present their project ideas
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ABHMS announces recipient of prestigious Daniel E. Weiss Scholarship
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/23/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce that Lauren Williams of Upper Marlboro, Md., has been named recipient of the prestigious Daniel E. Weiss Scholarship. Williams will attend Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C., this fall. “It is an honor to be the recipient of the Daniel E. Weiss
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ABHMS celebrates ministry of retiring ABPS staff member
VALLEY FORGE, PA (10/9/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) celebrates the ministry of Diane Sypherd, who will retire at the end of December after 43 years of dedicated service. While Sypherd served American Baptists in several capacities since 1976, her primary ministry was with American Baptist Personnel Services (ABPS). “In Diane’s roles with ABPS over
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ABHMS launches fundraising campaign to repair, replace roofs in Puerto Rico
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/3/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) hosted a livestream broadcast from its Leadership and Mission Building here Monday  to launch “A Roof Over Their Heads: My people will live in … secure dwellings,” its Passionary Fund campaign to raise $300,000 by Thanksgiving to repair and replace roofs that were destroyed when
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ABHMS accepts OGHS donations for Hurricane Imelda relief efforts
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/20/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is accepting donations through One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) for Hurricane Imelda relief efforts. The storm resulted in more than 3 feet of water and thousands of rescues and evacuations in parts of Texas before it was downgraded to a tropical depression. According to
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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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