Camp Embarks on New Partnership

Collaboration and Rootedness: Camp Tamarack and Rawhide Partnership This spring, Camp Tamarack and Rawhide have begun a new partnership with the re-roofing of the Basile Retreat Center. This particular partnership started back in 1988 when Carolyn Scott (now Dugan) and Jeff Steffen attended Sr. High camp together and became lifelong friends. Fast forward 30 years […]

Congregational Missions – 2018 Web Conference #1

Web Conference: “Developing Community Partnerships: When all you have is a peanut butter sandwich…” MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2018  @ 7:00 PM Link to audio recording available HERE.  The ABC/WI Commission on Congregational Missions had its first mission web conference. This was the first of a series of web conferences, which hopes to offer churches that […]

ACT: Unite to End Racism

From April 3-6, 2018 people of faith from across the state joined together on a bus trip to Washington D.C. to participate in ACT Now! Unite to End Racism, which included worship, silent prayer walk, a rally at the National Mall, and an advocacy day. The three buses departing from different Wisconsin cities were organized […]

First Baptist Janesville sent team to assist with Puerto Rico Rebuild.

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, six volunteers from First Baptist Church, Janesville arrived in Puerto Rico to help with the Hurricane Maria relief efforts.  Volunteers flew into San Juan,  then traveled 30 miles South to the town of Cidra.  After seeing much destruction and devastation along the way, the 6 church members concentrated their rebuilding […]

May’18 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Reflections on Collaboration by Rev. Dr. John Jones IV,  ARM – Education 38John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not stop him …”                                                                    Mark 9 (NRSV) Responding to God’s call is […]

ABC/WI – Ministry of Conversation

In 2017, the region’s Executive Committee recommended a “ministry of conversation” priority to our current strategic endeavors. In essense, the committee articulated a priority to equip our region to engage in difficult conversations across human differences. This commitment was later affirmed by the Board at a subsequent meeting.   Given that our mission statement highlights the affirmation […]

Job Posting: Office Administrator, ABC/WI

ABC Wisconsin is developing a team that is called and committed to our collective mission and vision, who additionally affirm and strive for the values of integrity, diligence, accountability, and humility before God, and who are fulfilled with joy from the service to our constituency. We are excited to announce a job posting for a […]

Minister Meet-Ups : Spring/Summer Series 2018

…A time for American Baptist ministers to come together for mutual support, networking, mental and physical nourishment, and Holy Spirit stirring around topics that matter to our vocational health and missional purpose… 2018 SPRING/SUMMER SERIES Below is a list of the events this year. Please let the region office know if you are interested in […]

First Baptist Church of Eau Claire Celebrates Its Final Worship Service

The First Baptist Church of Eau Claire gathered for the last time as a formal church on Sunday, March 11, 2018.  The celebratory closing of the church started with a “singspiration” worship service in the morning and culminated with a combined 157th birthday/goodbye dinner in the evening. Like many churches across the USA, Eau Claire, […]

“Foolish Love” Online Series

MONDAYS IN LENT – in the location of your choosing  If you’re looking for a community to walk with during this Lenten season, join the POST for our special “Foolish Love” series. Mondays in Lent for 45 minutes: just what you need to recalibrate with faith as we follow in the steps of Jesus.