News & Notes from

   American Baptist Home Mission


      October 2015


Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior!

Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III
Executive Director
American Baptist Home Mission Societies

National conference registration deadline extended 
There's still time to register for Space for Grace! The deadline for this important national gathering to be held in Los Angeles this November has been extended to Oct. 30.

Pastor: 'Why I'm attending Space for Grace'
Faces and Places of Hope Podcasts
The Rev. Matt Toupin, pastor of First Baptist Church, Omaha, Neb., shares via podcast the reasons he's excited to attend Space for Grace Nov. 4-7 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel.
ABHMS offers resources for Pastoral/Spiritual Care Week
In celebration of Pastoral/Spiritual Care Week Oct. 25-31, ABHMS offers a variety of resources, including a video greeting, bulletin insert, podcasts, documentary screening and discounted Judson Press items. 
Inspire your congregation with Missional Church
Learning Experience
Visit ABHMS' website for free information about the Missional Church Learning Experience--a program to inspire your congregation to look beyond church walls to serve the surrounding community. 

Last two series titles available for Pastoral Care Week
Released just in time for Pastoral Care Week are the latest titles in The Pastoral Caregiver's Casebook Series: Volume 3, "Ministry in Health" and Volume 4, "Ministry in Specialized Settings." 


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