News &  Notes April 2017



ABHMS introduces its new framework that focuses on aligned action networks of passionate American Baptist disciples in geographic clusters to accomplish mission throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. 

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Join ABHMS for its events at Mission Summit, including a luncheon featuring Katherine Longhat, pastor of Watonga (Okla.) Indian Baptist Church. Additional ABHMS Mission Summit activities will be announced soon.

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At its March meeting in Caguas, Puerto Rico, ABHMS' board of directors attended Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico's annual gathering dinner and honored the executive minister as he completes his term.

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Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Fairbanks, Alaska, is renovating a building to be its permanent home, with support from Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Anchorage, and its pastor, ABHMS' Alaska Ministries coordinator.

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American Baptists are encouraged to join ABHMS for a variety of summer volunteer mission efforts that include service projects and rebuilding disaster-affected communities across the United States. Online registration is available.

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Available for $12.79 at JudsonPress.com, "Managing Projects in Ministry" provides biblically-grounded project-management fundamentals to foster leadership, maximize congregational talents, increase efficiency and enhance success.

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