Racism in the Church

ABC of Wisconsin Commission On Congregational Mission In 2021 and 2022, the Commission on Congregational Mission took on the Social Justice issue of “Racism in the church.” The Commission members decided to educate and inform themselves by reading several books that were recommended by ABCUSA and by Region staff. Commission members did some of that […]

Financial Workshop – October 29

Financial Workshop for Church Treasurers and Finance Committees Saturday, October 29 – 9:30 am [at the Region office or online] Do you know what reporting the IRS expects from your church? Are you confident the church financials would stand up to an IRS audit? Are you confident the church is handling financial items the right […]

Adaptive Change: Responding to Volatile Times = Recording Now Available!

Adaptive Change – Thursday, August 11 @ 7pm Recording of the session available here on YouTube. Churches have been challenged by circumstances well beyond our control in the past couple of years. The changes we’ve gone through in our efforts to be church during a pandemic have been, among other things, frightening, thrilling, invigorating, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Taking Inventory: Preparing for the Next Phase in Ministry

Clergy Well-being & Self-Care         You are invited to a Zoom gathering, co-hosted by ABC of Wisconsin and CENTRAL Wisconsin. THURSDAY, May 21, 2020 @ 12:00 PM Central Time As our society cautiously enters a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, this Zoom meeting will be an opportunity for those providing Pastoral leadership and […]

TEACHING PASTORS FORUM (1) 3/26/20 POSTPONED!

POSTPONED. Due the restrictions on gatherings imposed by the COVID-19 virus, and out of an abundance of caution, we have POSTPONED the Teaching Pastors Forum scheduled for March 26. We will look to rescheduled this TPF in the future. The FIRST Teaching Pastors Forum of 2020. Presented by CENTRAL Wisconsin Seminary Site Theology for/with/from the […]

Proclaim: Your Life Speaks – Our Lives Speak 2020

  In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Urban Center of Milwaukee and the Public Theology Institute will hold a community-wide forum. Rooted and grounded in key speeches by Dr. King, discussions will be lead on the intersections of church, Christianity, liberation and empowerment. Please join us Friday, January 24th, 2020 and Saturday […]

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 […]