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Valley Forge, PA (ABNS 9/15/21)- “God’s Invitation to Peace and Justice: Sermons and Essays on Shalom,” published by Judson Press today, focuses on fighting injustice as a way of life for evangelical Christians. Challenging corporations, individuals, and believers to seek peace and justice, the book features more than 40 compelling sermons and essays written throughout
VALLEY FORGE, PA (9/14/21)—Susan Gottshall, associate executive director of Communications for American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) since 2005, will retire Dec. 31, completing nearly 20 years of service with the denominational mission organization. Gottshall joined the staff of ABHMS, then known as National Ministries, in March 2002, as its first online managing editor. In
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
VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/3/21)⸺Are you taking time this summer to clean out the boxes and cobwebs that fill nooks and crannies in basements and attics—whether they are in your home or your church? Maybe files of old documents clutter shelves in a church office? Treasures often hide in plain view, too, on desks and in
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
The Rev. Florence Li, American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) national coordinator of Asian Ministries, represented the Burma Refugee Commission (BRC), as a delegate to the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit July 13-15, 2021, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the three-day summit featured an array of
VALLEY FORGE, PA (8/5/21)—The Center for Continuous Learning will hold the free Spanish-language “Starting the Money Conversation” virtual financial literacy program 1-2:30 p.m. ET on Sept. 9 and 16. The program is co-sponsored by American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. “After hosting a similar event in May, we realized