News &  Notes December 2016



In keeping with its historic commitments to racial justice, the rights of indigenous peoples and care for creation, ABHMS supports those gathered at Standing Rock to protect native lands and waterways.

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Jan. 17, 2017, is the deadline to nominate individuals or churches for ABHMS ministry awards to be announced in conjunction with the American Baptist Mission Summit slated for June 30-July 2.

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An excerpt from a book published by Judson Press is featured in a permanent exhibit at the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C.

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Murrow Indian Children's Home, Muskogee, Okla., has received a $50,000 donation from AT&T to create a program for those who transition from the home to 
independent living.

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A participant from 2014's ABHMS-supported civil rights pilgrimage to the South shares about the ways in which the trip shed light on leaders as instruments 
of God's peace.

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Through the YouthBuild program at Milwaukee Christian Center--an ABHMS Neighborhood Action Program Christian center--young adults learn home construction while earning a GED.

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Ushering readers on a journey from history to testimony, "Jesus Stories: Traveling Towards Testimony" combines research of historical Jesus scholars, the four Gospels and the Spirit of Jesus alive.

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