News &  Notes September 2016



Meet volunteers from across the United States who served as the hands and feet of Christ at this year's recent "Home Mission: 'Til the Work is Done" in New Orleans. 

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Learn about ABHMS' partnership with the New Baptist Covenant (NBC) and 
NBC's Covenants of Action churches. Then consider registering for the 
NBC Summit 2016 slated for Sept. 14-16 in Atlanta. 

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Nearly 100 inmates attended the installation of a new pastor at Church of Hope, an ABHMS-supported congregation within South Dakota Women's Prison, Pierre. ABHMS' Rev. Dr. Marilyn P. Turner shared God's word during the service.

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ABHMS celebrates its partnership with American Baptist Churches of New Jersey 
in sponsoring the successful 2016 Asian Conference and Convocation held at 
First Baptist Church, Haddonfield, N.J., in June.

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ABHMS announces 2015 statistics for American Baptist Personnel Services
a database system that matches employment-seeking ministry professionals 
with churches seeking to fill positions.   

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Murrow Indian Children's Home, Muskogee, Okla., seeks a married Christian couple to serve as full-time houseparents to Native American children in a residential setting. Salary, benefits, apartment, utilities and most meals provided. 

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American Baptists are encouraged to attend the ABHMS-sponsored "God and Guns: Millennial Faith Leaders Address Gun Violence" training to be held Oct. 6-7 
at The Riverside Church, New York City. 

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Judson Press' "Be My Witness: The Great Commission for Preachers"and "Welcoming Community: Diversity That Works"address declaring the Gospel amid societal concerns related to race, gender and economic justice. 

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