Research by Topic: aidsand-f.-wright-riggins

ABHMS board celebrates more than two decades of officers’ faithful service

Published November 18, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/18/19)—At American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) board of directors meeting Nov. 12-13, members celebrated the steadfast, faithful service of retiring officers, President Dr. Clifford I. Johnson and Vice President Wendy Hagn, who served 15 and eight years, respectively. Johnson—the longest serving president—joined the board in 2004 and was elected president […]

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Follow ABHMS executive director emeritus, colleague on historic pilgrimage this Saturday

Published September 26, 2019

American Baptist Home Mission Societies Executive Director Emeritus Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III will be joined by his New Baptist Covenant (NBC) co-executive director, Hannah McMahan King, on a pilgrimage for the 100th anniversary of the Elaine (Ark.) Race Massacre. Check NBC’s Facebook page to watch live video updates throughout Saturday, Sept. 28. Dehumanized by […]

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ABHMS dedicates, holds celebratory open house for Leadership and Mission Building

Published May 20, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/20/19)—On Friday, May 17, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) dedicated its new Leadership and Mission Building in King of Prussia, Pa., celebrating with an open house for friends, partners, supporters, neighbors and staff. Following mingling and hors d’oeuvres, the formal program was opened by the Rev. Dr. Clifford I. Johnson, […]

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ABHMS executive director emeritus named co-executive director of New Baptist Covenant

Published April 30, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/30/19)—Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) executive director emeritus, has been named co-executive director of New Baptist Covenant (NBC), Washington, D.C. Hannah McMahan has been the organization’s executive director for the past five years. Since its founding, NBC has sought to advance racial justice in and […]

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Returning participant encourages attendance at upcoming Space for Grace: ‘It’s one of those lasting, impactful events that will shape you’

Published August 2, 2018

Anyone who has seen American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) website or Space for Grace promotional materials has likely glimpsed a photograph of a woman immersed in worship, singing praises to the Lord with her eyes closed and head tossed back. That woman is the Rev. Nikita McCalister, associate executive minister for Administration, American Baptist […]

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American Baptist Home Mission Societies affirms solidarity with Charleston church

Published June 28, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABNS 6/28/15)—During its June 22-24 meeting, the Board of Directors of American Baptist Home Mission Societies approved by common consent a letter of sympathy and solidarity to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Charleston S.C., along with a gift of $9,000 for distribution to the families of the nine victims so senselessly murdered […]

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