TEACHING PASTORS FORUM – 2024

The Teaching Pastors Forum was first established in 2019 as a partnership between ABC of Wisconsin and Central Seminary. Though the seminary site is now closed, ABC of Wisconsin is again offering the Forum. TPF is an opportunity for a pastor or minister in the region to share her/his passion project in dialogue with colleagues […]

“Biblical Interpretation” – July 20, August 3, & August 24 = Next LTA Course

Leadership Training Academy “Biblical Interpretation” July 20, August 3 & 24 (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Rev. Dr. Demetrius Williams, pastor Community Baptist Church of Greater Milwaukee Location: Community Baptist Church of Greater Milwaukee (2249 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee, WI) and ONLINE through Zoom. Christians embrace the Bible as the word of God. Interpreting […]

Challenges & Opportunities of Digital Ministry

QUESTIONS: Do you want to use technology as part of your mission and ministry? Are you having difficulty figuring out how digital technology should be employed by your congregation? What are the barriers that prevent your congregation from using technology successfully? What do you want to accomplish with technology in ministry? Perhaps you’ve had these […]

WORKSHOP: Church & Tech

                        Saturday, April 20   QUESTION: What are some easy and cost-effective ways for churches to employ technology in their ministry? Come to this 2 hour workshop on Church & Tech hosted by ABC of Wisconsin on April 20. You can come in person […]

Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament – LTA

“Hebrew Scriptures” The second course offered by the Leadership Training Academy will be “Hebrew Scriptures,” taught by Rev. Dr. May May Latt, pastor of Milwaukee Myanmar Christian Church. Saturdays 8:30-12:30: March 2, 16, & April 6 Hybrid: Both in person at First Baptist West Allis (1576 S. 78th St., West Allis) and on Zoom Cost: $100 […]

Worship Design & Leadership – LTA

“Worship Design & Leadership” The first course of the Leadership Training Academy will be “Worship Design & Leadership,” taught by Mary Schecher. Meeting Saturdays 8:30-12:30 = January 13, 27 & February 10 Hybrid: Both in person at First Baptist West Allis (1576 S. 78th St., West Allis) and on Zoom Cost: $100   Worship Design […]

Healthy Boundaries Training – May 16 (only)

HEALTHY BOUNDARIES TRAINING Thursday, May 16 (9 am-5 pm) PLEASE NOTE: The Saturday, May 18 option has been cancelled. Location: Progressive Baptist Church – 8324 W Keefe Ave., Milwaukee. Hybrid option will be available. Lunch will be provided. $50 registration Healthy boundaries are a gift. They are helpful guidelines that give shape to our relationships. […]

Top 5 Suggestions for Improving “Hybrid” Church

The Commission on Congregational Mission has been wrestling with an issue that has probably come up in most every congregation: how to better incorporate online participants in worship and church life. The pandemic forced congregations to change. We all changed and relied on technology probably more than we could have imagined beforehand. Many churches learned […]

Church Boards and Leadership Workshop – February 18

How does your church board function? How should your church board function? Do people respond positively when recruited for the board? Are your meetings well-organized and run? Are responsibilities well-defined and honored? On Saturday, February 18 from 9:30-11:30 am, Rev. Fred Oaks facilitated a workshop on Church Boards and Leadership for any interested ABC of […]

Racism in the Church

ABC of Wisconsin Commission On Congregational Mission In 2021 and 2022, the Commission on Congregational Mission took on the Social Justice issue of “Racism in the church.” The Commission members decided to educate and inform themselves by reading several books that were recommended by ABCUSA and by Region staff. Commission members did some of that […]