Research by Topic: jamaal-nelson

D.C. church finds financial footing via ABHMS’ ISOE program

Published November 2, 2018

Many churches struggle financially for a variety of reasons. However, CenterPoint Baptist Church, Washington, D.C., illustrates the ways in which churches can find financial footing by implementing strategies from American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “In Support of Excellence” (ISOE) program. Debuting in 2016, ISOE is a financial-empowerment program aimed at pastors and lay leaders. […]

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ABHMS continues collaborative home mission framework with gatherings in Massachusetts

Published May 2, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/2/18)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues its pursuit of home mission via collaborative gatherings—the most recent held April 21, 23 and 24 in Massachusetts with partners from Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Maine. Led by Dr. Jane Wei-Skillern, an adjunct professor at the Haas School […]

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ABHMS convenes aligned action network, other collaborative gatherings in California

Published March 23, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/22/18)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) convened an aligned action network meeting and other collaborative gatherings with new and historic partners March 15-17 at American Baptist Churches of Los Angeles, Southwest and Hawaii’s (ABCOFLASH) conference center at First Baptist Church of Glendale, Calif. Thursday’s aligned action network meeting was attended by […]

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Pastors, lay leaders invited to apply to ABHMS’ ‘In Support of Excellence’ initiative

Published December 5, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (12/5/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is delighted to announce the national launch of its exciting “In Support of Excellence” (ISOE) financial-empowerment initiative for pastors and lay leaders. Too many high-capacity pastors are suffering in silence, as they are both woefully undercompensated and squeezed by crushing personal debt. ABHMS is committed to […]

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Pastors, lay leaders encouraged to apply for ABHMS pilot program

Published September 2, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (9/2/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages pastors and lay leaders in select American Baptist USA regions to apply online now to participate in the pilot of its financial empowerment-related “In Support of Excellence” program. The program seeks to equip pastors and lay leaders with the knowledge, skills and tangible resources to […]

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In Support of Excellence

Published September 2, 2016

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