Memorial service, contributions announced for Rev. Steven Case

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/20/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces that a memorial service for beloved lifelong American Baptist the Rev. Steven Case will be held on Nov. 16 at Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. Visitation begins at noon, followed by the service at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to the Baptist Joint Committee (BJC) for Religious Liberty, 200 Maryland Ave. NE #302, Washington, D.C., 20002, or Baptist Camp Lebanon, 79 Blossom Hill Road, Lebanon, N.J., 08833.

Retired pastor of First Baptist Church, Mansfield, Case died on Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C., from complications related to injuries resulting from a fall suffered as he left his hotel for a BJC board meeting.

ABHMS—the domestic mission arm of American Baptist Churches USA—ministers as the caring heart and serving hands of Jesus Christ across the United States and Puerto Rico through a multitude of initiatives that focus on discipleship, community and justice.

American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with over 5,200 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.

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