News & Notes  January 2019



Your gifts to this year's "Healing Communities"-themed America for Christ Offering allow ABHMS to undergird those who minister to the lost, hurt and downtrodden, offering healing for today and hope for tomorrow. 

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On behalf of American Baptist Churches USA, ABHMS has released $15,000 in One Great Hour of Sharing Emergency Disaster-relief funds in response to the California wildfires.

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A review of restoration efforts as part of ABHMS' "Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico" initiative was provided to an American Baptist delegation that recently traveled to the island.

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At its November meeting, ABHMS' board of directors unanimously elected these new members: the Rev. Yamina Apolinaris, the Rev. Dr. Mia Chang, the Rev. Corey Fields and Quinton Roman Nose.

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"We open these doors in a spirit of Christian friendship and welcome to all," said the Rev. Dr. Clifford I. Johnson, board president, as he cut the ribbon at ABHMS' new building in November.

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An ABHMS-awarded grant from the Louise Burchard Pierce Memorial Fund allowed First Baptist Church, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., to expand ministry to various populations, including survivors of intimate partner violence.

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Read Judson Press' " The Making of a Preacher: 5 Essentials for Ministers Today" to deepen your own preaching ministry, while exploring the process of spiritual formation in Moses' life.

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