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ABHMS launches America for Christ 2021; resources available online
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/22/21)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces the launch of its America for Christ (AFC) Offering 2021, “For the Purpose of Equipping Saints.” Based on Ephesians 4:11-13, the theme focuses on ABHMS ministries that empower disciples and equip leaders. Contributions to AFC allow ABHMS to provide needed support to communities throughout
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Judson Press best-seller updated, expanded for 20th anniversary
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/21/21)—Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Judson Press' best-seller “Rest in the Storm: Self-Care Strategies for Clergy and Other Caregivers” by Kirk Byron Jones, Ph.D., D.Min., M.Phil., M.Div., has been updated and expanded. The title denotes that turbulence and troubles are natural occurrences in the life of clergy and caregivers. What are practical
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Biden-Harris Administration provides special health care insurance enrollment period until May 15
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/19/21)—Individuals and families without health care coverage can obtain affordable, accessible health care insurance by signing up at during a special enrollment period that runs from now until May 15. The coverage is provided by the Biden-Harris Administration. This information is offered as a public service announcement by American Baptist
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ABHMS awards grant to organization that helps asylum seekers
Jonathan Rayo (left) with Kevin Zeledon, both of whom won their asylum cases in 2020.
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In Puerto Rico, ABHMS ministry yields a garden and professional growth
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/16/21)—Ministry comes in many shapes and forms. It can even take the shape of a garden that is feeding the people of Puerto Rico with fresh, nutritious and delicious produce. Facilitated by ABHMS’ Minister Abigail Medina Betancourt, a garden on the grounds of the Ruth Maldonado Retreat Center is providing three
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Prayer, OGHS donations sought for states that have declared winter emergencies
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/23/21)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies is urging all concerned citizens to pray for residents of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, who are under declarations of emergency because of conditions resulting from severe winter storms beginning Feb. 8. In all three states, many residents have been left without heat, power and safe drinking
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ABHMS staff member receives ‘gift’ that was 15 years in the making
At left, Dr. Jeffrey A. Johnson
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ABHMS to offer Spanish workshop series featuring Holy Week sermon ideas
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/10/21)—As part of CECALI XXI, American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Latino Ministries will offer “De la crucifixión de Jesús a la resurrección de Cristo” (“From the Crucifixion of Jesus to the Resurrection of Christ”), a series of four online workshops offering sermon ideas in the Spanish language. Participants will receive
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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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