Research by Topic: Church-World-Service
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/16/18)—Continuing to denounce the separation of migrant children from their families, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces a new way for American Baptists to financially support legal aid for family reunification and suggests helpful resources for those who wish to advocate in their communities. On behalf of American Baptist Churches […]
UPDATE (ABNS 6/19/18): American Baptist Home Mission Societies will co-sponsor a faith vigil in Washington, D.C., on World Refugee Day. Leaders from various faith traditions will gather at noon on Wednesday, June, 20, on Capitol Hill to demand that Congress hold the administration accountable for trying to dismantle the refugee program with the lowest refugee […]
At left: Noé and Victoria Carias with Ada and Melvin Valiente at ABHMS’ March “Defending the Undocumented” workshop in Glendale, Calif.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/3/18)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) stands with partner Church World Service (CWS) in condemning the termination of deferred enforced departure (DED) for Liberians and urging the Trump administration to restore and extend Liberian DED for at least another 18 months. The Trump administration’s decision to terminate DED for Liberians, effective […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/19/18)—Concerned regarding the current global refugee crisis, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) urges American Baptists to join in solidarity with and speak out on behalf of refugees. According to ABHMS partner Church World Service (CWS), the current U.S. administration will resettle only 20,000 refugees this fiscal year—falling short of its […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (11/24/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) urges American Baptist individuals and congregations to take action and speak out on behalf of Syrian refugees, recommending Church World Service’s (CWS) online “How Can We Help?” resource as a starting point. The resource includes prayers, a bulletin insert with instructions for calling Congress, and ideas […]