Research by Topic: Space for Grace

ABHMS announces keynote speakers for Space for Grace 2020

Published February 25, 2020

VALLEY FORGE, PA (2/25/20)—The Rev. Jim Wallis and the Rev. Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook will be among the keynote speakers at American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Space for Grace 2020 national gathering—“Testify!”—to be held Sept. 23-25, 2020, at the Westin Kansas City (Mo.) at Crown Center. Wallis is founder and president of the nonprofit […]

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Mark your calendar! Space for Grace 2020 comes to Kansas City, Mo., in September

Published February 3, 2020

VALLEY FORGE, PA (2/3/20)—Building on the success of predecessor Space for Grace conferences in Los Angeles and Philadelphia, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will host its third Space for Grace national gathering—Testify!—Sept. 21-25, 2020, at the Westin Kansas City (Mo.) at Crown Center. This year’s conference will be offered in conjunction with the American […]

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Participants enjoy worship, workshops, art, much more at ABHMS’ ‘Space for Grace’

Published November 20, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/20/18)—More than 500 individuals gathered for dynamic preachers and presenters, Spirit-filled worship, more than 24 “Leadership,” “Discipleship” and “Healing and Transforming Communities”-themed workshops, thought-provoking conversations, hands-on local activities, and faith-inspired art and performances at American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “Thy Will Be Done”-themed Space for Grace 2018 national conference held […]

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Closing Day at Space for Grace

Published November 16, 2018

On the final day of Space for Grace 2018, interactive learning opportunities continued, and intercultural Communion was featured. “We have a crisis of epic proportions in this country,” said the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler (above), senior minister, The Riverside Church, New York City, during evening worship. “Will the church finally, for all that is holy, […]

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Day 2 at Space for Grace

Published November 16, 2018

On Day 2 of Space for Grace in Philadelphia, attendees were met with a variety of inspirational experiences from thought-provoking workshops to dynamic worship. In her morning homily, the Rev. Dr. Leslie D. Callahan, pastor of St. Paul’s Baptist Church, Philadelphia, said that God chooses to speak to those who challenge our assumptions, such as […]

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ABHMS introduces ministrElife online platform at Thursday’s ‘Space for Grace’ luncheon

Published November 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (ABNS 11/16/18)—Yesterday’s luncheon at American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Space for Grace national conference in Philadelphia was sponsored by ministrElife, ABHMS’ new online platform specially developed for American Baptist ministry professionals and lay leaders. Those in attendance received a sneak peek of the new platform that addresses the 21st-century professional, networking and personal […]

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Opening Day at Space for Grace 2018

Published November 15, 2018

From worship to hands-on local ministry opportunities, Space for Grace attendees participated in a variety of offerings at opening day of Space for Grace, Philadelphia.

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ABHMS to present daily online highlights, livestream from ‘Space for Grace’ 2018

Published November 13, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/13/18)—Keep up with Space for Grace 2018’s Spirit-filled “Thy Will Be Done”-themed worship; world-class lectures; faith-inspired art and performances; cutting-edge, locally applicable learning opportunities; and much more with American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) daily highlights from the refreshing urban retreat at Loews Hotel in Philadelphia. Space for Grace will take […]

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ABHMS’ ‘Space for Grace’ to offer engagement with Philadelphia ministries

Published October 18, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/18)—Participants in hands-on optional experiences on opening day of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “Space for Grace: Thy Will Be Done” national conference will engage with cutting-edge mission that makes a difference in the lives of Philadelphians and offers take-home learnings applicable to other contexts. The four optional morning and […]

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ABHMS’ ‘Space for Grace’ to offer take-home skills applicable to local ministry contexts

Published September 24, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/24/18)—Pastors and lay leaders can discover ideas to jump-start and enhance their ministries from more than two dozen intellectually engaging, culturally competent workshops to be offered at American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) “Space for Grace: Thy Will Be Done” national event Nov. 14-16 at Loews Hotel, Philadelphia. The diverse array […]

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