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AMERICAN bAPTIST hOME MISSION SOCIETIES
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 Rico.
Be equipped. Be enlightened. Be engaged. A vibrant online community exclusively for ministry professionals.
We publish Christ-centered leadership and discipleship resources for the healing and transformation of persons, congregations, and communities.
2021-2022 ABC Reads
The 2021-2022 ABC Reads selection River of Life, Feast of Grace: Baptism, Communion, and Discipleship by Rev. Dr. Jennifer W. Davidson provides students, pastors, and congregations with the analytical skills needed to create robust services of their own, services that will help to shape our understandings of who God is, how God cares about the world, and how Christ-followers can perceive God’s invitation to a life of grace through participation in meaningful services of baptism and communion.
Strong leaders advance the mission of faith communities.
Broadening the understanding of what it means to be a follower of Jesus.
We believe the power of Christian love can—and will—change the world.
CENTER FOR CONTINUOUS LEARNING
Equipping people for mission, Effecting change in the world.
The ABHMS Center for Continuous Learning is a hub for practical mission education, offering interactive, intercultural, and incarnational learning experiences that:
- respond to current trends in leadership training,
- critically engage the cultural moment for healing and justice, and
- innovate mission education with emerging generations.
Now enrolling for live and on-demand learning opportunities!
Scholarships are available to American Baptist church members, ranging from support for undergraduate through seminary studies as well as doctoral programs and continuing education grants for professionals.
“I can tell you that I would not be in seminary if it weren’t for the American Baptist Home Mission Societies. The scholarship really allows me to be able to focus on my studies… . It’s been such a blessing. It feels like I’m part of a family that’s cheering me on along the way.”
– Lauren Williams
American Baptist Home Mission Societies has a vision of a better world. A world transformed by the healing power of the gospel. A world transformed by passionate American Baptist leaders and disciples who are creating and building ministries that meet human needs.
Operation Planting hope
An innovative program serving the underserved.
CHAPLAINS, PASTORAL COUNSELORS, CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED MINISTERS National Network
A professional support and networking organization developed and sponsored by ABHMS.
THE CHRISTIAN CITIZEN
Writing from diverse voices living and working at the intersection of faith and politics, discipleship and citizenship.
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