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ABHMS’ Center for Continuous Learning launches website
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/17/21)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies will launch the website for its Center for Continuous Learning (CCL) at 1 p.m. ET on June 23 in ABHMS’ exhibit space at the virtual Biennial Mission Summit. Meet CCL’s staff, take a virtual tour of the newly launched website with its custom learning platform, and
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ABHMS’ CeCaLi announces summer and fall workshops
VALLEY FORGE, PA (6/15/21)—CeCaLi XXI (Centro de Capacitación para Líderes del siglo XXI), a program of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Latino Ministries office, introduces its Church Leadership Development summer and fall virtual workshops to be presented in ABHMS’ new Center for Continuous Learning. Delivered completely in Spanish, CeCaLi is designed to equip Latino pastors
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Listen, learn, live the Gospel with ABHMS at ABCUSA’s Biennial Mission Summit
VALLEY FORGE, PA (5/25/21)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) invites you to listen, learn and live the Gospel, as it presents “Living the Gospel in the United States and Puerto Rico,” a workshop to be held at 4 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 25, during “Imagine,” American Baptist Churches USA’s 2021 Biennial Mission Summit: An
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Church hosts public 4K, kindergarten classes for 2020-2021 school year
The poem “To a Child” by Christopher Morley (see below) is cited by the Rev. Karen Gygax Rodriguez when she thinks about watching the 4K (pre-K for children aged 4 years) and kindergarten children from Green Lake (Wis.) Public School using the basement of her church, The Federated Church of Green Lake, for their classes.
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ABHMS awards more than $3 million in 2020 grants
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/9/21)—In a report to the board of directors at its virtual meeting June 7-8, the Rev. Rothangliani Chhangte, senior associate for Strategic Initiatives and Relationships, said American Baptist Home Mission Societies distributed more than $3 million in grants last year. Included in that total is $637,577 earmarked for disaster recovery and
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‘Judson Bible Journeys for Adults’ to debut fresh look, lesson redesign for fall
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/4/21)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies and Judson Press announce that the beloved quarterly group study resource “Judson Bible Journeys for Adults”—also known as “Journeys”—will launch in fall 2021 as “Journeys—Judson Bible Lessons” with a fresh, new look and lesson redesign. “We are seeking to continue to offer a study resource for
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ABHMS grant helps children attend child care program
Thanks to a $3,000 grant from American Baptist Home Mission Societies, three children were able to attend First Baptist Child Care Center at First Baptist Church, Alliance, Ohio. “We were able to give $1,000 to three families in our program who all struggle in some way,” writes Samantha Michna, director of the center, which provides
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Church’s Community Outreach Program requires walking by faith
In 2020 and 2021, the Community Outreach Program of First Baptist Church, Painted Post, N.Y., proved to be an exercise in walking by faith. American Baptist Home Mission Societies provided $5,000 in grants to support the project, which offers free take-out meals to the community and provides financial assistance to those in need.
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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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