News &  Notes February 2018



Ensure a successful America for Christ Offering 2018 by accessing free clip art, resources, FAQs and forms at abhms.org and clicking "Download Resources" in the green " America for Christ 2018" box.

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ABHMS is seeking volunteers to help rebuild, restore, renew and bring God's healing love to communities across the United States, from Puerto Rico and Texas to Oklahoma and New Jersey.

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During a recent American Baptist fact-finding trip to Puerto Rico led by ABCUSA and ABHMS, ABCUSA General Secretary Lee B. Spitzer underscored support for ABHMS' "Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico" initiative.

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This month's "Discipleship Matters" bulletin insert introduces your congregation to Lent's meaning and to teaching children about diversity. Download it for free at abhms.org > Publications & Resources > Discipleship Matters.

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A pastor and regional executive minister share how a county-wide collaboration among nonprofits, businesses and volunteers ensured success for an Indiana church's ABHMS-inspired youth feeding ministry. Read more at abhms.org.

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Be inspired by Asian Women's Conference attendees who became a blessing to the survivors of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. "They empathized with families who lost their homes," says ABHMS' Rev. Florence Li.

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" Side by Side: Being Christian in a Multifaith World" lets readers broaden their knowledge and find guidance for understanding and bridge-building. Retailing for $16.99, this book is available at judsonpress.com.

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