VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/21/12)—Longtime social advocate, educator and philanthropist Louise McKinney, 82, died on Wednesday, August 15, of complications from a previous fall. As wife of the Rev. Dr. Samuel Berry McKinney, pastor emeritus of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Seattle, she was known as the church’s first lady for 40 years. She was […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/20/12)—The American Baptist Ministers Council Executive Committee and the 2012 Ministers Council Senate has announced the election of the Reverend Dr. Debora Jackson of Auburndale, MA as Executive Director of the Ministers Council. Jackson comes to the Ministers Council well qualified. She has her Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana […]
American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces that three of its staff members are slated to present at the “God in the City” conference…
The 2012 Ministers Council Senate meeting, held at the Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake, WI, was called to order on Saturday, August 11 by Dr. Jeff Savage…
Debbie and Keith Myers, two of American Baptist International Ministries (IM) newest endorsed missionary candidates, reached an important milestone on August 1 by becoming appointed for missionary service in central Mexico.
American Baptist Women’s Ministries held its 2012 National Women’s Conference at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, July 21-27.
In the latest installment of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ “Faces and Places of Hope” weekly podcast series, the Rev. Steve Bils describes a unique 12-year-old ministry that takes place at the Sturgis (S.D.) Motorcycle Rally each August.
Those unable to participate in “Here Until the Work is Done VI” Ecumenical Work Week can follow along with posts and photographs on the American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) website at www.abhms.org and on its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ABHomeMission.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/1/12)—After 7 years of service as Executive Director of Interim Ministries-ABC, Rev. Jamie Munro retired on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. “Jamie will be greatly missed. He has been a tremendous gift to ABC life in his role as director of Interim Ministries,” said Roy Medley, general Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA. “His […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (ABNS 7/27/12)—Many youth from across the United States and Puerto Rico served as the hands and feet of Christ by participating in mission outreach at various sites here on Wednesday as part of Immerse, the 2012 national gathering of American Baptist youth. Sponsored by Valley Forge, Pa.-headquartered American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), […]