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ABHMS garners 4 awards from Religion Communicators Council

Published April 17, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/17/19)—At a dinner last week during its 2019 conference in Chicago, the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) presented American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) with four awards for projects completed in 2018. National Magazine Category An Award of Excellence was presented to Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, Editor of The Christian Citizen; Nadine Hasenecz, senior […]

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ABHMS garners 9 awards from Religion Communicators Council

Published April 6, 2018

At left: American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Curtis Ramsey-Lucas and Susan Gottshall receive awards from the Religion Communicators Council at a dinner in Atlanta.

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What would it take to improve police interactions with people with disabilities?

Published September 6, 2016

By Curtis Ramsey-Lucas On July 18, the White House convened a forum on disability and criminal justice reform. Ronald Hampton, an advisory board member for the National Association for Police Accountability, was a panelist at the event. A retired police officer with the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department with more than 20 years on […]

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ABHMS signs letter urging candidates to address disability concerns

Published April 27, 2016

American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has joined more than 100 organizations and individuals of faith in signing a letter that urges political candidates to address disability concerns. In addition, ABHMS encourages American Baptists to sign the letter. Written by the Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC)—a program of the American Association of People with Disabilities […]

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ABHMS’ Ramsey-Lucas to be featured in anti-smoking webinar

Published April 21, 2016

Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) managing director, Resource Development, will be a featured speaker in the “It Takes Faith: Tips from Former Smokers” campaign webinar to be held 3-4 p.m. EST on April 27. Hosted by Faith United Against Tobacco and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the online learning […]

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American Baptist leaders participate in White House Effort to elevate dialogue on religious pluralism

Published December 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. (ABNS 12/17/15)—Today, the Rev. A. Roy Medley, general secretary, American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA), and Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, managing director, Resource Development, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), participated in a White House event on religious pluralism that included the launch of the “Know Your Neighbor” project. Created by Gurwin Singh Ahuja, a young […]

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ABHMS sponsors service to celebrate ADA

Published July 28, 2015

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/28/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) was among the sponsors of an interfaith service held Sunday at First Trinity Lutheran Church, Washington, D.C., to celebrate the progress and promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA 25 years ago Sunday. The service opened with […]

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ABHMS applauds new resources on mental health for faith leaders

Published July 16, 2015

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/16/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) applauds two new resources to help faith leaders better understand mental illness and treatment as well as to better help individuals and families in their congregations who face mental health challenges. Resulting from last summer’s Mental Health and Faith Community Partnership meeting sponsored by American […]

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ABHMS receives award for The Christian Citizen magazine

Published April 22, 2015

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/22/15)—On behalf of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), Curtis Ramsey-Lucas has received a 2015 Certificate of Merit from the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) for “Communities of Care: The Church & Mental Illness,” the Volume 2, 2014, issue of The Christian Citizen magazine. The award was presented in the national magazine […]

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