The American Baptist Home Mission Societies' highest recognition for faithful and effective pastoral and spiritual care given in the United States Military
Chaplain Col. William Sean Lee, Joint Force Headquarters Chaplain for the state of Maryland and co-pastor with his wife of Calvary Baptist Church, Towson, MD., received the Lorraine K. Potter Military Chaplaincy Merit Award for faithful and effective pastoral and spiritual care in the U.S. Military. As chaplain, he created Partners in Care, which assists left-behind family members with chores and household repairs. As pastor, he preaches every Sunday and conducts Bible study every Wednesday. He sends care packages and notes of encouragement to an American Baptist military chaplain deployed in Iraq.