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 […]

Eager for Easter?

April 2020 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article by Marie Onwubuariri, Regional Executive Minister I have come to truly appreciate the annual movement through Holy Week—the celebration and irony of Palm Sunday, the journey through the events of Jesus’ last days of life, the commemoration of the Last Supper, the gravity of Good Friday, the stillness of […]

Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article – March 2020

God of Wonders! by Kim Drost, Assistant Minister-Camping: Facilities & Guest Services “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made….” Romans 1:20 Why have a camping ministry? Because camping is one way to re-connect […]

20-20 Pray ABC Wisconsin

An Invitation to Pray for your Family Next call in prayer time on Zoom: Sunday, December 20, 8:30-8:50 PM CT Topic: ABC/WI 20-20 Prayer MeetingJoin Zoom Meeting CLICK HERE TO JOIN ORDial by your location+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)Meeting ID: 959 5522 9600 // Passcode: 020016 ****** For our regional family – American Baptist […]