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 or 18

HEALTHY BOUNDARIES TRAINING Thursday, May 16 (9 am-5 pm) or Saturday, May 18 (9 am – 5pm) 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. Life-enriching 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 […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM – 2023

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 […]

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 […]

Church and Technology Access

During 2021 and 2022, the Commission on Congregational Mission set out to learn about some of the challenges of technology use and the church in light of the need for our churches to quickly pivot online, and to learn how the American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin can support our churches with their technology needs. Many […]

Financial Workshop – October 29

Financial Workshop for Church Treasurers and Finance Committees Saturday, October 29 – 9:30 am [at the Region office or online] Do you know what reporting the IRS expects from your church? Are you confident the church financials would stand up to an IRS audit? Are you confident the church is handling financial items the right […]