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American Baptist Home Mission Societies announces two new hires

Published November 11, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (11/11/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce the addition of two new personnel to its staff. As of Nov. 1, the Rev. Erica Van Brakle has been serving as national coordinator for American Baptist Personnel Services (ABPS) and ministrElife, while Minister Brittany Graves has been serving as associate for […]

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ABHMS celebrates ministry of retiring ABPS staff member

Published October 9, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (10/9/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) celebrates the ministry of Diane Sypherd, who will retire at the end of December after 43 years of dedicated service. While Sypherd served American Baptists in several capacities since 1976, her primary ministry was with American Baptist Personnel Services (ABPS). “In Diane’s roles with ABPS over […]

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ABHMS introduces ministrElife online platform at Thursday’s ‘Space for Grace’ luncheon

Published November 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (ABNS 11/16/18)—Yesterday’s luncheon at American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Space for Grace national conference in Philadelphia was sponsored by ministrElife, ABHMS’ new online platform specially developed for American Baptist ministry professionals and lay leaders. Those in attendance received a sneak peek of the new platform that addresses the 21st-century professional, networking and personal […]

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Home Mission Societies board names new directors, embraces technology to support ministry

Published June 30, 2017

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/29/17)—Meeting this week in Portland, Ore., American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Board of Directors voted to add four new members and affirmed a Socially Responsible Investing Advisory Council. Board members also were introduced to a new technology platform designed specifically for religious professionals. As President Dr. Clifford Johnson opened the […]

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ABPS

Published January 18, 2016

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