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.

The Circuit Project: Small Churches & Circuit Ministers

Updated 3.25.18 PURSUING FAITHFUL FUTURES: Small Church Training Event A training for pastors and lay leaders of small churches on the journey of faithful community, purpose, and mission. Guest Trainers: Heidi Unruh and William M. Kondrath On March 9-11, 2018, representatives from four churches plus an additional five potential circuit ministers met at Camp Tamarack […]

Region Communications Guidelines: Member Churches

The ABC/WI Region seeks to serve as a communication hub among our constituency for the purpose of fostering a sense of excitement, synergy, and mutual support in ministry and mission. Please follow this recommended process when requesting ABC/WI to share information to our churches and ministers: Process_RegionCommunications-Members – 2018

“Signs of Advent” online series

advent: [Latin: adventus] – the coming or arrival; a season of preparation for the arrival of the Christ During this special 2017 Advent Series individuals gathered on a supportive online platform to encourage one another in their search for God’s voice, movement, and presence in the world. Each Monday evening was led by a different POST […]

“Discipleship Matters” monthly bulletin inserts (ABHMS)

Have you heard about the “Discipleship Matters” new monthly bulletin inserts from American Baptist Home Mission Societies? Easily reproducible, the inserts feature uplifting and informative content from an American Baptist perspective. Congregations will benefit from subjects that range from the incorporation of meaningful rituals in worship to the inclusion of youth in church life. The first […]

First Baptist Church of Hudson Spreads Peace

Here is a glimpse into how First Baptist in Hudson seeks to counter violence by meeting basic needs and spreading peace in their community.  “We at First Baptist actively engage the community as a resource for all people. Our weekly neighborhood dinner is provided free of charge to anyone needing a free meal. This service […]

New Baptist Covenant…A.R.T.

In September 2017, I had the humbling privilege to participate in my first New Baptist Covenant Summit and to preach at the Tuesday morning worship gathering (9/19). “The New Baptist Covenant creates vibrant, inclusive Baptist communities, building bridges in places previously marked by division. We are called by God to champion the weak and oppressed, […]

2018-2019 ABC Directory/Planning Calendar Now Available

Our American Baptist denomination annually provides a directory and printable planning calendar that you can use throughout the year. The directory includes names and contact information for resource people throughout the ABC and websites of the many ABC-related organizations. The planning calendar includes September 2017 through April 2019, which also indicates special dates for ABC-related […]