VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/10/16)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries announces that Beth Hettrick Berry of the Wakefield Baptist Church in Wakefield, Rhode Island, has been named as the 2016 recipient of the Shine the Light Award. The Shine the Light Award, established by American Baptist Women’s Ministries, ABCUSA, serves to recognize women who serve as outstanding […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/10/16)—As a member of the Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has joined other faith organizations in signing a letter that urges the U.S. House of Representatives to pass bipartisan criminal justice reform. The letter urges passage of the Sentencing Reform Act (H.R. 3713), the Corrections and […]
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Learn more about the America for Christ Offering by clicking here. “Diapers … and the GOSPEL?” A ministry of First Baptist Church, Scottsbluff, Neb., inspired by ABHMS’ Missional Church Learning Experience and launched with the help of a $1,000 grant from ABHMS, Diaper Depot provides free diapers one Saturday monthly to those in need. “They […]
This message was recorded by Susan Gillies, Interim General Secretary for American Baptist Churches USA. Gillies began serving as Interim on December 1, 2015, and will serve in the position until a new General Secretary is named.
March 8 is International Women’s Day. In the beginning God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. (Genesis 1:24) On March 8 in many places across the world, women are rallying. With hand printed placards, banners, and emboldened yearnings that climb above their […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/2/16)—You’re invited to celebrate with American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) as we mark our new mission vision and the leadership of new Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray with a worship service and reception at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 Ninth St. NW, Washington, D.C. […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/1/16)—Emerson and Ivy Wu, originally from Columbus, Ohio, have recently expanded their role in Asia. They now serve Chinese churches in the areas of Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China as directors of the Global Chinese Training Ministry. Working with American Baptist International Ministries (IM) personnel and overseas partners, they seek […]