Research by Topic: alliance-of-asian-american-baptist-churches

The Rev. Dr. Paul Nagano dies; was instrumental in establishing Asian-American representation within denomination  

Published May 1, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/1/19)—The Rev. Dr. Paul Makoto Nagano, 98, an influential pastor and theologian who was instrumental in establishing Asian-American representation within the American Baptist family, died on April 13, surrounded by loved ones. He and his wife, Florence Emiko Wake, were married for 75 years. Born on June 17, 1920, in Los […]

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ABHMS welcomes AAABC, Asian Baptist leaders for meeting, consultation

Published March 29, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/29/19)—At its Leadership and Mission Building on Wednesday and Thursday, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) hosted a meeting of the Alliance of Asian American Baptist Churches (AAABC) and welcomed Asian Baptist leaders for a consultation. The AAABC had been known as the Asian American Baptist Caucus since its founding in […]

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Young pastors gather for ABHMS’ ‘Connect 2018’

Published July 9, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/9/18)—American Baptist clergy and seminarians in their 20s through early 40s from 16 American Baptist regions participated in “Connect 2018,” the first gathering of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) American Baptist Young Adult Clergy Network, June 25-28 at Lake Street Baptist Church, Evanston, Ill. “This was a first-of-a-kind event, so […]

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Asian Women’s Conference attendees donate to Puerto Rico

Published January 11, 2018

When convening at the beginning of October, each 2017 Asian Women’s Conference attendee anticipated that she would be supported in her own ministry and nurtured in her own spiritual growth. By the end of the three-day event, the group emerged as a blessing to others—namely, survivors of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. When they learned of American […]

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