2018 ABHMS Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer to help rebuild, restore, renew and bring God’s healing love to families and communities across the United States mainland and Puerto Rico.

Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico: Ongoing

Join American Baptist Home Mission Societies and Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico for ongoing volunteer service, as we seek to rebuild, restore and renew the hurricanes Maria- and Irma-ravaged island. Your gifts of time, energy and hands-on work are greatly needed and appreciated in restoring Corporación Milagros del Amor, Seminario Evangélico de Puerto, churches, schools and missions.

Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing . . . Texas

Jan. 7-13; Jan. 14-21; Mar. 4-11; Mar. 11-18; Mar. 18-25; June 17-24; June 24-30

When Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast in late August 2017, it brought with it 130 mph winds and torrential rain. The result was  ooding, power outages, downed trees and signs, major property damage, displaced residents, injuries and fatalities. Join us as we help to rebuild and assist those impacted in the area.

Home Mission: ’Til the Work is Done

July 29-Aug. 4, 2018

Thirteen years after hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the Gulf Coast, residents continue restoration efforts. The faith community was there as  rst responders. We will continue to be there for the survivors of these storms until the work is done. Come to New Orleans, as we worship, witness and work together to help those in need, as they rebuild their homes, churches, communities and lives.

Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing . . . Muskogee, OK

June 17-23, 2018

Murrow Indian Children’s Home is a residential home for orphaned Native American children. Bacone College is the oldest continuously operated institution of higher education in Oklahoma with strong American Baptist ties. Both the home and college need volunteers to help with general construction, routine of ce work, grounds maintenance and landscaping.

Coming Together for New Jersey...Rebuild, Restore, Renew

July 14-21, 2018

Hurricane Sandy devastated New Jersey when it hit the East Coast in October 2012. Join American Baptist Home Mission Societies and American Baptist Churches of New Jersey in hands-on efforts to rebuild homes, communities and lives, while encouraging and supporting those in need and worshiping with American Baptist Churches of New Jersey congregations.

More Information

Neither construction skills nor training is required. Register at abhms.org
or contact Victoria Go , ABHMS national coordinator of Volunteer-mobilization Ministries, at vgoff@abhms.org or 1-800-ABC-3USA, x2449.