News &  Notes December 2017



Lead your congregation to a successful America for Christ 2018 offering with materials to arrive next month by postal mail. This year's theme--"Equipping Disciples"--refers to supporting those who transform lives. 

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ABHMS is taking first steps in its new aligned action network mission strategy, having recently welcomed old and new partners to informative introductory meetings in Brookfield, Wis.; Philadelphia; and Atlanta.

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ABHMS continues its gun violence prevention advocacy by publishing an article in The Christian Citizen magazine online and signing a Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence letter to Congress.

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At its November meeting, ABHMS' board saluted six retiring members, welcomed four new members and elected a fifth. Aligned action networks and One Great Hour of Sharing grants were discussed.

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This month marks one year that The Christian Citizen magazine has gone digital, offering a convenient way to access insightful stories about living out faith in our contemporary world.  

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ABHMS' executive director and six staff members met in Puerto Rico recently 
with partners on the island to discuss plans for moving into Phase II of the 
island's recovery.  

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Get a jump on the new year! ABHMS makes planning easy with the first three 
editions of its new "Discipleship Matters" bulletin insert available online now for 
free download.  

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"The Twelve Plays of Christmas" and "'Tis the Season" are great resources to aid congregations in preparation for Advent celebrations and worship. To learn more about these books, visit judsonpress.com.  

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