News &  Notes August 2016



ABHMS encourages you to read the diverse  reflections we've posted regarding 
recent violence across the United States, and then share your thoughts with our "Creating a Groundswell for Racial Justice" Facebook group.

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Now available online, ABHMS' 2015 annual report features stories that 
highlight  the ways in which ABHMS' ministries have touched and transformed 
lives across  the United States and Puerto Rico.

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ABHMS has released $12,500 total in One Great Hour of Sharing funds to 
help those affected by June's storms and flooding in West Virginia and Indiana. 
Learn how you can help.

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In the wake of the massacre of LGBTQ individuals at Pulse nightclub, Orlando, 
in June, ABHMS stands in solidarity with the victims, their families and friends, 
and the LGBTQ community-at-large.

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A program created by ABHMS and American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin 
proves useful to an Ohio minister who brings foreign and domestic non-Christians 
to salvation by bridging religious and cultural divides.

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Via narrative and photographs, experience the annual pilgrimage to the site of the former Minidoka internment camp in Idaho, where thousands of Japanese Americans were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. 

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If your adult Sunday school needs renewal, consider " Judson Bible Journeys for Adults ." The multi-format curriculum is designed to help adults grow their faith, refresh their spirit and equip for ministry.

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