ABHMS names associate director for chaplaincy and specialized ministries

Murphy-Patricia-NEW-DSC_1368-for-webVALLEY FORGE, PA (xxx)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce that the Rev. Dr. Patricia Murphy has been named associate director for chaplains, pastoral counselors and those serving in specialized ministerial settings.

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Rev. Dr. Murphy, or Pat, as she prefers to be called, began her service with ABHMS on Monday April 3rd.  Dr. Murphy has been serving as Protestant & Palliative Care Chaplain with NYC Health and Hospitals/Coney Island, located in Brooklyn NY.  She is American Baptist ordained and also an endorsed ABCUSA chaplain! With more than a decade of teaching and preaching experience, Pat is experienced working in a variety of ministry settings. A compassionate and empathic minister, she has expertise in Bio-Medical Ethics, including a post-grad certificate from the Montefiore/Cardozo Law School. Pat has also been serving as Associate Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, an American Baptist congregation in Jamaica, Queen NY.

Her educational background is also noteworthy. A graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science, Pat obtained her MDiv from NY Theological Seminary and holds a D. Min. from Wesley Theological Seminary.

Pat is based in Valley Forge; please welcome her patricia.murphy@abhms.org/800.222.3872×2015.

For information about ecclesiastical endorsement and ABHMS’ Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling Ministries, visit www.abhms.org > Ministries > Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling Ministries.

American Baptist Home Mission Societies partners with American Baptists in answering God’s call to promote Christian faith across the United States and Puerto Rico to cultivate Christ-centered leaders and disciples, and heal and transform communities, by developing aligned action networks and programs.

American Baptist Churches is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with more than 5,200 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.


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