News & Notes   November 2019



Give a Thanksgiving gift that will help Puerto Rico residents sleep at night. 
ABHMS seeks to raise $300,000 to repair and replace roofs destroyed when 
Hurricane Maria hit the island in 2017.  

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In response to the Kincade fire in California, ABHMS, on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA, has released $10,000 in One Great Hour of Sharing Disaster-relief Funds to CrossWalk Community Church. 

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Last month, six individuals participated in the ' Co-Creators Incubator Demo Day' by presenting their Christ-centered project ideas to an audience at ABHMS' building in King of Prussia, Pa.

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ABHMS' 2019 national-recognition Jitsuo Morikawa Healing and 
Transforming Communities Award has been presented to Anna Young aged 88, 
the organization's longest-serving volunteer, for her ministry 
at Lackawanna County Prison, Scranton, Pa.

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ABHMS has named Lauren Williams of Upper Marlboro, Md., recipient of the prestigious Daniel E. Weiss Scholarship . She is attending Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.  

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ABHMS is a founding member of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, which recently held the panel discussion "Taking a Stand: Corporate Action to Protect Human Rights Defenders" in New York City. 

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In " Envisioning the Reign of God : Preaching for Tomorrow," author Debra J. Mumford makes the Christian study of "last things" (eschatology) practical for today's pastors, preachers, church leaders, professors and seminarians.

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