Authentic Diversity event by Underwood

On Saturday, March 5, 2022, Underwood Memorial Baptist Church hosted our first event supported by the New Wineskin Events Grant called Authentic Diversity. Authentic Diversity was an online event in partnership with Rhonda Hill of Race and Faith, Emerald Mills of Diverse Dining, and the Wisconsin Council of Churches. Fifty registrants gathered for just over […]

Retirement of Jim Carlson

Rev. Jim Carlson, Ph.D. has retired from ministry. For the last 6 years, Jim has served as the Hispanic Liaison for ABC of Wisconsin. In this unique role, Jim worked with the leadership of the four Hispanic congregations in the region: Kenosha, Iglesia Bautista El Calvario; Racine, Iglesia Bautista Renacer; Milwaukee, Iglesia Evangelica Bautista and […]

Realities of Our New Normal

The Commission on Congregational Mission of the American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin has chosen as its focus for the first half of 2021 the topic of “stewardship.” The Commission has pursued research on the topic, particularly as it relates to engaging younger generations. Members meet monthly to share their learnings with one another and to develop […]

Summer 2021 Camp dates

Tentative camp dates have been set for this summer – please note we will finalize all dates two months prior to the camp as we watch CDC data and work with health officials. Sr High – completed 9-12th grade June 20-23 Jr High – completed 7th/8th grade June 23-26 Primary – completed 1st/2nd grade June […]

ABWM 2021 Retreat presents “Stronger Together”

AMERICAN BAPTIST WOMEN’S MINISTRIES 2021 RETREAT “Stronger Together” And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10:24 June 4-6, 2021 at Camp Tamarack For more information and to register click HERE.  

Preparing for Retirement….Planning is Essential

by Rev. Dr. Arlo R. Reichter, Former ABC/WI Executive Minister Several years before my retirement in 2014 my wife and I took advantage of two important resources available to American Baptist clergy. The Midwest Ministry Development services (MMD) and the Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board (MMBB). The professional attention by these two ministry agencies helped […]

New Summer 2020 Camp Director Announced

Early May 2020 we announced that unfortunately we have decided to cancel all the overnight camp programs at Camp Tamarack, our ABC Wisconsin region camp in Waupaca, originally scheduled for June and July 2020 due to the current COVID-19 health crisis. Our decision was made in large part due to our commitment to the health […]

The Alliance of Asian American Baptist Churches speaks out on COVID-19 & RACISM

As American Baptists, we are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on Asians and Asian Americans. The fear and uncertainty caused by the pandemic has led many persons in the U.S. to scapegoat, resulting in Asians and Asian Americans becoming victims of prejudice, discrimination and, at times, violence. The Alliance recently issued a Statement of […]

“In This Together” More Than Lip Service

A Pastoral Letter from Regional Executive Minister, Marie Onwubuariri April 20, 2020 Dear fellow leaders and culture-shapers of American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin, It has been over a month since those in our state began to make adjustments to our way of living in order to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. We now know that […]

An Invitation from your ABC/WI Board President

With a look to the future, a word from the ABC/WI Region President by Fred Oaks, President, Board of Managers | fredrick.oaks@gmail.com “Without counsel, plans go wrong,                                   but with many advisers they succeed.” – Proverbs 15:22 You’re invited to become one of the many advisers who will thoughtfully and prayerfully shape plans […]