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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 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 joins Japanese Baptist Church in celebrating 120 years of faithful service
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/18/19)—Close to 300 people were on hand Sept. 14 to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the founding of Seattle’s Japanese Baptist Church (JBC), including Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, executive director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), and four additional ABHMS staff members.
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ABHMS hosts first ‘Intercultural Institute for Emerging Leaders’
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/11/19)—Approximately 44 young people aged 21-39 from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds participated in the first American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) “Intercultural Institute for Emerging Leaders” at ABHMS’ Leadership and Mission Building Friday through Sunday.   This innovative training program sought to provide participants with hands-on, in-depth experience to effectively
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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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