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 will facilitate a workshop on Church Boards and Leadership for any interested ABC […]

Commission on Congregational Mission – Social Justice/Voting Rights

“SOCIAL JUSTICE/VOTING RIGHTS” OCTOBER 2, 2021 ANNUAL GATHERING OF ABC CHURCHES PANEL   To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord and than sacrifice. Proverbs 21:3   Speak out for those who cannot speak, for the rights of all the destitute, Speak out Judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor 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 […]

Saturday, September 7, 2019 – CONVOCATION & COOKOUT

&    Saturday, September 7- 11am to 2pm Hoyt Park Area #1 (map) – 1800 Swan Blvd., Wauwatosa Please park in main parking lot beside Area #1 and playground. For all Students, Alumni, Faculty, Ministers Council Members & Families Brats, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Buns, & Drinks Provided – Bring a side dish or dessert to […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM of CENTRAL Wisconsin (4)

Presented by CENTRAL Wisconsin Seminary Site Theology for/with/from the Church “The Communion of Saints: Why Baptists Need the Church … and Vice Versa” Where:       Progressive Baptist Church – 8324 West Keefe Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53222 When:        THURSDAY, September 19 – Noon-1:30pm (lunch provided) Who:          Pastors and Ministers in SE Wisconsin interested in theological reflection What:         […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM of CENTRAL Wisconsin (3)

Presented by CENTRAL Wisconsin Seminary Site and hosted by Housing Ministries: TEACHING PASTORS FORUM #3 with Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, Recently retired President – Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School On Saturday, July 20 approximately 50 people gathered for the third Teaching Pastors Forum of 2019, presented by CENTRAL Wisconsin seminary site. Housing Ministries of […]

2019 CENTRAL Wisconsin Commissioning Service

    Following Commencement ceremonies at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee, Kansas on Saturday, May 18, 2019, 2 local CENTRAL Wisconsin Site graduates were Commissioned by the faculty and alumni of this learning community on Sunday, May 19 at New Covenant Baptist Church in Milwaukee.     Hattie Mitchell and Darlene Turner-Harper both received […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM of CENTRAL Wisconsin (2)

FORUM #2 – May 9, 2019 @ New Hope Missionary Baptist Church On Thursday, May 9 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Milwaukee, several Baptist Pastors from around the Milwaukee area gathered to hear Rev. Dr. Demetrius Williams – pastor of Community Baptist Church of Greater Milwaukee and professor at UWM and CENTRAL Wisconsin […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM of CENTRAL Wisconsin (1)

FORUM #1 – March 9, 2019 at ABC/WI Region Offices   On Wednesday, March 9, Ministers and Pastors from across the region gathered in the larger classroom of CENTRAL Wisconsin, located in the lower level of the ABC/Wisconsin region offices.   The gathering was for the first of four planned “Teaching Pastors Forums” for 2019, hosted […]