News & Notes  May 2019



Be sure to attend two ABHMS-hosted Biennial Academy offerings at June's "Summit by the Sea" in Virginia Beach: "Jesus Was An Inmate: A Movement to End Mass Incarceration" and "Whole, Healthy, Hopeful Children in Every Community."   
 
 

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ABHMS is among 105 Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility member organizations to sign a recent letter commending JP Morgan Chase on its newly announced commitment to stop financing private prisons.

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Co-Creators Incubator members, American Baptist Association of Colleges and Universities presidents and representatives, and recipients of grants from the Virginia and Gordon Palmer Jr. Trust met during ABHMS' " Converge" event in April.  

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ABHMS hosted a meeting of the Alliance of Asian American Baptist Churches and welcomed Asian Baptist leaders for a consultation at the Leadership and Mission Building in March.

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Be inspired by Oakland, Calif.'s Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church, which has taken 
its pursuit of Creation Care to a new level by installing 68 solar panels on the sanctuary roof.   
 

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Discover how a church pastor who usually relies on a wheelchair succeeded in delivering 120 bags of food to Puerto Rico's residents after 2017's Hurricane Maria rendered the roads impassable.

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" The Changing Church : Finding Your Way to God's New Thing" will help you navigate the reality of the changing church by exploring eight paradigm shifts in the gospel message's history.

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