Research by Topic: rebuilding-renewing-restoring
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)—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 […]
Laura Miraz, PhD., SPHR, ABHMS associate executive director, Human Resource Services, interviews the Rev. Salvador Orellana, ABHMS national coordinator of Latino Ministries and deputy director of logistics and relationships, for ABHMS’ “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico.” VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/17)—In a Spanish-language video posted today, the Rev. Salvador Orellana, ABHMS national coordinator of Latino […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/25/17)—Beginning tomorrow, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) takes American Baptists on the road with ABHMS Disaster-response Ministries as it assesses the damage and connects with survivors and others on the ground in hurricane-ravaged areas from Louisiana and Texas to Florida and Puerto Rico. Through photographs and videos as well as […]
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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/22/17)— In response to the devastating one-two punch leveled at Puerto Rico first by Hurricane Irma and most recently by Hurricane Maria, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), in partnership with American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA), will launch a multi-year initiative, “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico,” Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray […]