Renowned housing expert Paul Weech will lead the discussion on creative options for housing in the next Justice Dialogue, April 26. Register online. >
The Rev. Clint Schnekloth takes an honest look at the adventure that is volunteering at church. >
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 05/15/2023)—For congregations to navigate today’s cultural and political issues, they must learn to listen, trust and grow. The new Judson Press book “From Distrust to Trust: Controversies and Conversations in Faith Communities” will guide them in doing just that. This timely resource by Matthew Sturtevant and Timothy Bonner recognizes the church’s need for authenticity and faith to build trust when there are increasing issues that threaten to divide us.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 05/12/2023)—As part of its crucial mission to strengthen American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) connection with Baptist ministries across cultures, the organization’s Intercultural Ministries group hosted The Forum: An ABHMS Intercultural and Ethnic Ministries Exchange April 28-30 in King of Prussia, Pa. More than 50 representatives of different Latino, Asian, Native American and Haitian ministries, as well as those living out their faith in various multicultural settings, attended the event.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 05/10/2023)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce that the Rev. Kerwin Webb answered the call to join ABHMS’ Healing & Transforming Communities team as national coordinator for justice and advocacy. His responsibilities in this crucial role include cultivating and strengthening networks of justice advocates who demonstrate faith in action, serve as public witnesses, and advance the healing and transforming of communities in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Partnering with American Baptists to promote Christian faith, cultivate Christ-centered leaders and disciples, and bring healing and transformation to communities across the United States and Puerto RicoOur Mission >
If education has the power and potential to transform individual lives, practical mission education has the power to cultivate Christian leaders and equip disciples who transform churches and communities. Rev. Rebecca Irwin-Diehl, director of the Center for Continuous Learning, invites you to share in her passion for mission education.Read More >
ABHMS invites you to serve in Puerto Rico during two days of mission experiences on June 21 and 22, 2023. Work projects will be determined closer to June and will likely include packing health kits for homeless persons, lawn maintenance, cleaning, minor repairs, construction and painting. There is also the possibility of visiting Corporacion Milagros de Amor (CorMA) an ABHMS Community Outreach Ministry partner. This opportunity is open to 100 passionaries.* Registration cost is $70.00 for two days and $35.00 for one day. To register, click the title; deadline is May 19.