ABHMS Receives Award for The Christian Citizen Magazine

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ABHMS Receives Award for The Christian Citizen Magazine

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/22/15)—On behalf of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), Curtis Ramsey-Lucas has received a 2015 Certificate of Merit from the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) for “Communities of Care: The Church & Mental Illness,” the Volume 2, 2014, issue of The Christian Citizen magazine.

The award was presented in the national magazine category during the DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards ceremony April 10 in Alexandria, Va.

Ramsey-Lucas, ABHMS managing director, Resource Development, serves as the magazine’s executive editor. The Rev. Cassandra Carkuff Williams, Ed.D., ABHMS national coordinator, Discipleship Resource Development, is managing editor. Danny Ellison, ABHMS director, Creative Services, is the magazine’s art director.

DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards are presented annually to active members of the RCC who demonstrate excellence in religious communications.

For more information about or to register to receive The Christian Citizen or other ABHMS publications, visit http://www.abhms.org/ > About Us > Publications.

American Baptist Home Mission Societies—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 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.