Taking Inventory: Preparing for the Next Phase in Ministry

Clergy Well-being & Self-Care         You are invited to a Zoom gathering, co-hosted by ABC of Wisconsin and CENTRAL Wisconsin. THURSDAY, May 21, 2020 @ 12:00 PM Central Time As our society cautiously enters a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, this Zoom meeting will be an opportunity for those providing Pastoral leadership and […]

Stretched by the Spirit

May 2020 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article by John Jones, Associate Regional Minister – Education “Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel.” Philippians 1:12    I was planning on writing about Graduation and Mother’s Day for this May WB, days of […]

COVID-19 | Faith Leaders | Response and Responsibility

The emergence and spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 as designated by the World Health Organization, has faith leaders considering appropriate response and responsibility. This developing situation reminds us of the interconnectedness of the world; we are all connected as part of God’s good creation. People of faith respond to such developing situations with compassion […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM (1) 3/26/20 POSTPONED!

POSTPONED. Due the restrictions on gatherings imposed by the COVID-19 virus, and out of an abundance of caution, we have POSTPONED the Teaching Pastors Forum scheduled for March 26. We will look to rescheduled this TPF in the future. The FIRST Teaching Pastors Forum of 2020. Presented by CENTRAL Wisconsin Seminary Site Theology for/with/from the […]

Saturday, September 7, 2019 – CONVOCATION & COOKOUT

&    Saturday, September 7- 11am to 2pm Hoyt Park Area #1 (map) – 1800 Swan Blvd., Wauwatosa Please park in main parking lot beside Area #1 and playground. For all Students, Alumni, Faculty, Ministers Council Members & Families Brats, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Buns, & Drinks Provided – Bring a side dish or dessert to […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM of CENTRAL Wisconsin (4)

Presented by CENTRAL Wisconsin Seminary Site Theology for/with/from the Church “The Communion of Saints: Why Baptists Need the Church … and Vice Versa” Where:       Progressive Baptist Church – 8324 West Keefe Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53222 When:        THURSDAY, September 19 – Noon-1:30pm (lunch provided) Who:          Pastors and Ministers in SE Wisconsin interested in theological reflection What:         […]

2019 CENTRAL Wisconsin Commissioning Service

    Following Commencement ceremonies at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee, Kansas on Saturday, May 18, 2019, 2 local CENTRAL Wisconsin Site graduates were Commissioned by the faculty and alumni of this learning community on Sunday, May 19 at New Covenant Baptist Church in Milwaukee.     Hattie Mitchell and Darlene Turner-Harper both received […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM of CENTRAL Wisconsin (2)

FORUM #2 – May 9, 2019 @ New Hope Missionary Baptist Church On Thursday, May 9 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Milwaukee, several Baptist Pastors from around the Milwaukee area gathered to hear Rev. Dr. Demetrius Williams – pastor of Community Baptist Church of Greater Milwaukee and professor at UWM and CENTRAL Wisconsin […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM of CENTRAL Wisconsin (1)

FORUM #1 – March 9, 2019 at ABC/WI Region Offices   On Wednesday, March 9, Ministers and Pastors from across the region gathered in the larger classroom of CENTRAL Wisconsin, located in the lower level of the ABC/Wisconsin region offices.   The gathering was for the first of four planned “Teaching Pastors Forums” for 2019, hosted […]

Maundy Thursday Foot Washing

Blessed (filthy) Feet On April 18, 2019, my eyes and ears (and feet) were blessed at Underwood Memorial Baptist Church in Wauwatosa for a Maundy Thursday foot washing service. Underwood partnered with ZAO Milwaukee – a United Methodist Church plant describing itself as “Jesus rooted + justice centered + radically inclusive” – and the First […]