VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/16/12)—A free insert regarding Hurricane Sandy and relief efforts is available for free download on American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ website. As many American Baptists are seeking ways to help in response to the disaster, pastors are encouraged to download the insert, copy it and include it in their worship bulletins.
The insert includes information about Hurricane Sandy’s damage to American Baptist regions and tells individuals how they can help.
To download the insert, go to http://www.abhms.org/ > About Us > Telling the Story of Our Name > Executive Director > “Download this insert about Superstorm Sandy relief for your worship bulletin.”
Donations can be made at http://www.abhms.org/ > Hurricane Sandy Relief Give Now!” Checks should be mailed to the attention of Kim Wilkins at American Baptist Home Mission Societies, P.O. Box 851, Valley Forge, PA 19482-0851.
To provide support for relief within the United States, please designate “One Great Hour of Sharing — Hurricane Sandy.” To support efforts in the Caribbean, please designate “One Great Hour of Sharing — Caribbean Hurricane.”
One hundred percent of donations go to relief efforts; no dollars are retained for administrative costs.
For more information about donations, phone 1-800-222-3872, x2413, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Baptist Home Mission Societies—the domestic mission arm of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA)—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 is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with over 5,200 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.