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ABHMS announces new ‘Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico’ fundraising goal one year post-Hurricane MariaPublished September 20, 2018
Lea este comunicado de prensa en Español. VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/20/18)—With today marking one year since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico and as American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) ongoing “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative enters its second year, ABHMS announces a new $1 million One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) […]
When volunteers from various churches combine efforts as part of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative, they not only aid residents of the hurricane-ravaged island but also benefit themselves as they become united in faith. That’s just what happened when 24 members of three churches in California’s Bay Area—New […]
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A delegation of American Baptists and partners led by American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) and American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) traveled to Puerto Rico Jan. 26-29, 2018, to meet with pastoral and lay leaders to survey damage and devastation caused by last year’s hurricanes Irma and Maria.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/18/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has published on its website a Christmas letter to American Baptists from Dr. Josué D. Gómez-Menéndez, administrator of Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo in San Juan, and incoming president of the Board of General Ministries of American Baptist Churches USA. Gómez-Menéndez writes: Hurricane Maria hit Puerto […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/8/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continued its commitment to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Monday by transferring One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) Emergency Disaster-relief funds, on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA), to the following entities on the island: $25,000 to the ABCUSA region Iglesias Bautista de Puerto Rico; […]
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SAN JUAN, PR (ABNS 12/1/17)—Con ocho maletas repletas con más de 400 libras de baterías, el Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, director ejecutivo de las Sociedades Misioneras Nacionales Bautistas Americanas (ABHMS, por sus siglas en inglés), y seis miembros de su equipo visitaron Puerto Rico esta semana para evaluar los esfuerzos de ayuda después del desastre por […]
SAN JUAN, PR (ABNS 12/1/17)—With eight suitcases packed with more than 400 pounds of batteries in tow, Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, executive director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), and six staff members visited Puerto Rico this week to assess disaster-relief efforts following hurricanes Irma and Maria and discuss plans for moving into Phase II […]
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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/30/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) invites American Baptists to join its effort to bring joy to the children of American Baptist churches and schools in Puerto Rico this holiday season through gifts of toys. ABHMS is collecting toy-filled shoeboxes to ship to Puerto Rico in time for Three Kings Day […]
At left: Funds that ABHMS transferred to Puerto Rico were used to purchase food.
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La Dra. Laura Miraz, directora ejecutiva asociada para Recursos Humanos de ABHMS, entrevista al Rvdo. Salvador Orellana, coordinador nacional de Ministerios Latinos de ABHMS, y director adjunto de logística y relaciones para la iniciativa de ABHMS: Reconstruyamos. Restauremos. Renovemos Puerto Rico. VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/17)—En el video en español publicado hoy, el Rvdo. Salvador […]