Research by Topic: asian-ministries

ABHMS provides grant to encourage Asian American women in ministry

Published May 15, 2019

Among the ways that American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is doing its part to encourage and undergird Asian American women in ministry is via the Innovative Space for Asian American Christianity (ISAAC).

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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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Women engage in intercultural learning during recent ABHMS conference

Published August 20, 2018

During American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Intercultural Ethnic Women Conference in July, 46 female clergy, lay leaders and seminarians from 17 ethnicities—including 13 leaders from the Kachin Baptist Convention in Myanmar—participated in learning opportunities, engaged in dialogue and strengthened relationships. “It was a wonderful experience just meeting women of different cultures and knowing better […]

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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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China Christian Council interacts with ABHMS during Mission Center visit

Published October 24, 2016

Representatives of the China Christian Council recently visited American Baptist Churches USA’s Mission Center, Valley Forge, Pa., to discuss issues facing churches in both China and the United States. The delegation met with personnel from American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), International Ministries and the Office of the General Secretary. “With the fast growing Christian […]

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ABHMS celebrates Asian conference partnership with ABCNJ

Published July 15, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/15/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) celebrates its partnership with American Baptist Churches of New Jersey (ABCNJ) in sponsoring the successful 2016 Asian Conference and Convocation held last month in New Jersey. ABCNJ was delighted to host the event for the Asian American family of American Baptist Churches USA. ABCNJ Associate […]

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The Minidoka Pilgrimage: An American story for times such as these

Published July 4, 2016

“American Citizens,” Acrylic, 24 x 34, 2015, by Roger Shimomura By Susan Gottshall The gray baseball cap and blue polo shirt were rather unremarkable, but the white Kleenex spoke a thousand words. Seated a few rows in front of me during the opening session of the Minidoka Pilgrimage, the anonymous everyman sat by himself in […]

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ABHMS executive director to speak at Asian conference

Published May 17, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/17/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray will be the closing speaker at the 2016 Asian Conference and Alliance of Asian American Baptist Churches (AAABC) Convocation to be held June 21-24 at First Baptist Church, Haddonfield, N.J. Featuring the theme “Let Young Eagles Fly: Next Generation Leadership” […]

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ABHMS, IM, regional executives participate in historic joint trip to Philippines

Published April 21, 2016

As part of a delegation of American Baptist leaders engaging for the first time in a cooperative 10-day visit to the Philippines, Victoria Goff, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) national coordinator of Volunteer and Disaster Response Ministries, shared her disaster-response expertise with the Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches (CPBC), an American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) sister organization.

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Pastor’s installation offers nod to ABHMS history, growth

Published April 20, 2016

ABHMS’ Rev. Florence Li with the Rev. Dr. Henrietta Carter, senior pastor of Mariners’ Temple Baptist Church; the Rev. Dr. Lai Fan Wong, newly installed pastor at New York Chinese Baptist Church; and the Rev. Wanda D. Brown, ministerial team member at Mariners’ Temple. The installation of the Rev. Dr. Lai Fan Wong as pastor […]

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