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American Baptist Home Mission
April 2015

Greetings in the name of

our Lord and Savior!    




Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III

Executive Director



ABHMS seeks new executive director
In light of the upcoming retirement of Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the position of ABHMS executive director. Deadline is May 1.






Space for Grace to facilitate
multicultural communication
At the ABHMS-sponsored national Space for Grace gathering Nov. 4-7, 2015, in Los Angeles, learn the multicultural communication skills so essential to building unity and bringing healing to today's polarized world. 



Meet the 'Passionaries Serving
in New Orleans'

In this 10th anniversary year of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, ABHMS introduces you to the volunteers and residents who have been faithfully rebuilding New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward.

ABHMS awards grant to
Niagara Falls, N.Y., ministry

When funding shortfalls threatened to reduce a ministry's services to its Niagara Falls, N.Y., community, ABHMS intervened with a One Great Hour of Sharing Domestic Emergency Food and Shelter Grant.



Preserving an American
Baptist-affiliated venue
Learn what happened when one of California's worst droughts of the century nearly shuttered a scenic coastal camp and conference center that has been serving American Baptists for 57 years. 







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Book connects 'Sisters of Scripture'
to today's woman

"Sisters of Scripture: Mentors in Womanhood" shows that the relationship, trust and self-respect issues of such Biblical women as Eve, Sarah and Vashti were similar to those of contemporary women.




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