VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/20/11)—In observance of Christmas, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) shares on its website a special video message by its executive director, Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III.
Wright-Riggins shares a childhood memory to illustrate that Christmas is about the “Great Reversal” by which the poor are filled with Jesus’ joy and their deepest longings satisfied by God’s promise of hope.
To see the video, visit the home page of the ABHMS website at www.abhms.org. For more information about ABHMS, visit the website or phone 1-800-ABC-3USA, x2394.
ABHMS—the domestic mission arm of American Baptist Churches USA—ministers as the caring heart and serving hands of Jesus Christ across the United States and Puerto Rico through a multitude of initiatives that focus on discipleship, community and justice.
American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with 5,500 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.