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Goodness is one of the Apostle Paul’s fruits of the spirit (Galatians 5:22). It is translated as generosity in the Bible’s New Revised Standard Version,…

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ABHMS board looks to a new future for mission
American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Board of Directors saluted six retiring board members, welcomed four new members and elected a fifth at its Nov. 13-15 meeting.
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ABHMS convenes its fourth aligned action network
BROOKFIELD, WI (ABNS 11/13/17)—At Ottawa University’s Brookfield campus on Thursday, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) convened its fourth aligned action network gathering in the nation. It was the first aligned action network meeting among leaders from a portion of the Midwest, comprised of ABHMS’ new and historic partners from churches, campus and community ministries
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ABHMS continues commitment to gun violence prevention with letter, article
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/13/17)—Continuing its commitment to gun violence prevention, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has published an article in its November online edition of The Christian Citizen magazine and signed a letter to Congress written by Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence. Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence sent the letter to
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ABHMS announces new ministry, awards $60,000 to ministries serving children in poverty
At left: ABHMS awarded grants to its Rizpah's Children partnering organizations.
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ABHMS continues to support restoration of Puerto Rico with funds, supplies, visits
At left: Funds that ABHMS transferred to Puerto Rico were used to purchase food.
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ABHMS’ Spanish-language video addresses needs in Puerto Rico
Laura Miraz, PhD., SPHR, ABHMS associate executive director, Human Resource Services, interviews the Rev. Salvador Orellana, ABHMS national coordinator of Latino Ministries and deputy director of logistics and relationships, for ABHMS’ “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico.” VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/17)—In a Spanish-language video posted today, the Rev. Salvador Orellana, ABHMS national coordinator of Latino
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ABHMS launches immigration-assistance initiative, pilot in partnership with ABCMNY
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce its initiative to assist vulnerable immigrants who are currently subject to deportation, harassment and increased anxiety, as they seek to continue living their lives during rapidly changing and uncertain times in the United States. The pilot will launch in New York
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Publisher discusses recent enhancements to Judson Press
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/31/17)—American Baptists can learn firsthand about exciting enhancements to Judson Press, the publishing ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), via a video featuring publisher Laura Alden. In the video, viewable on ABHMS’ website,, Alden discusses recent changes that bring the historic 193-year-old publishing ministry into the digital age,
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Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico from the devastating impact of Hurricanes Irma & Maria.

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As issues of race, religion, culture and class increasingly divide communities and spark violence, ABHMS debuts “Space for Grace,”…

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