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ABHMS launches professional network for chaplains, others in specialized ministry
VALLEY FORGE, PA (1/23/20)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces that it is developing and sponsoring the “National Network of American Baptist Chaplains, Pastoral Counselors, Clergy and Specialized Ministers,” a professional support and networking organization. Membership in the network is open to all certified, noncertified, active and retired American Baptist chaplains, pastoral counselors, licensed counselors, spiritual
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ABHMS offers update regarding recovery from Puerto Rico earthquakes
At left: At Primera Iglesia Bautista de Yauco, volunteers unload supplies gathered by American Baptist churches in Puerto Rico.
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ABHMS envía fondos de OGHS en respuesta al terremoto en Puerto Rico
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/9/20)—En respuesta al terremoto de magnitud 6.4 que sacudió a Puerto Rico el martes por la mañana, las Sociedades Misioneras Bautistas Nacionales (ABHMS), en nombre de las Iglesias Bautistas Americanas, ha enviado $15,000 como parte de Una Gran Hora de Compartir (OGHS) a socios en Puerto Rico, incluyendo $10,000 para las Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico. Sin embargo, se necesita ayuda adicional.
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ABHMS releases OGHS funds in response to earthquake in Puerto Rico
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/9/20)—In response to the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that shook Puerto Rico Tuesday morning, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA, has released $15,000 in One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) funds to partners in Puerto Rico, including $10,000 for Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico. However, additional help is needed.
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Book emphasizes perspectives of African-American women on leadership theories
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/6/20)—In “Meant for Good: Fundamentals of Womanist Leadership,” author, speaker, advisor and thought-leader Debora Jackson highlights leadership fundamentals gleaned from the biblical story of Joseph’s exile and rise to power in Egypt and from the stories of black women’s experiences that may be redeemed for the good of ourselves and our
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