News & Notes  May 2018



Clergy in their 20s to 40s are encouraged to register for " Connect 2018"--the first gathering of the American Baptist Young Adult Clergy Network--June 25-28 in Evanston, Ill.

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Registration will open soon for ABHMS' "Thy Will Be Done"-themed national "Space for Grace" event Nov. 14-16 in Philadelphia. Join others in examining the opportunities and challenges of today's church. 

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On April 4 in Washington, D.C., American Baptists were among those who marked 
the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
and rallied to end racism.

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As part of the RISE Mentorship Network, 26 Pennsylvania women will benefit from the guidance of the Rev. Dr. Patricia Murphy, ABHMS interim director of Chaplaincy and Specialized Ministries.

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ABHMS has received nine awards from the Religion Communicators Council, including "Best of Class" for the webcast series "6,100 miles, Seven Days: On the Road with ABHMS Disaster Response."

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May's "Discipleship Matters" bulletin insert features a giving lesson for children and information about foster care. Download it for free from abhms.org > Publications & Resources > Discipleship Matters.

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"Get Your Church Ready to Grow: A Guide to Building Attendance and Participation" offers a growth roadmap based on the unique qualities of your church. Order at judsonpress.com for $14.99.

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