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 […]
…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 […]
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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 […]
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, […]
Submitted by Marie Onwubuariri In the March 2017 issue of the Wisconsin Baptist, I wrote a brief article focused on the Lent season and referenced “Soul Friends.” Yes, Lent is far behind us, but the importance of having soul friends still ring true and clear in the height of this summer. Author Debra K. Farrington […]