Introducing: New Wineskins -Grant Program

“NO ONE PUTS NEW WINE INTO OLD WINESKINS; OTHERWISE, THE WINE WILL BURST THE SKINS, AND THE WINE IS LOST, AND SO ARE THE SKINS; BUT ONE PUTS NEW WINE INTO FRESH WINESKINS.” MARK 2:22   The New Wineskins Grant Program seeks to nurture the birthing of new ministry initiatives within ABC/WI by planting seeds […]

Annual Gathering 2018 – Collaboration Learnings

    Check out the list of contributions – Learnings/Gleanings – from the Second Plenary Session of the 2018 Annual Gathering – facilitated by Rev. Dr. Trinette McCray Click the link below to look over the contributions from the tables at our Worshipful Work session on Saturday, October 13: What?    So, what?     […]

ABC/WI Milwaukee Bucks Fellowship Event

The 4th Annual ABC/WI Fellowship event is happening on Friday, January 4, 2019. Friends and family of ABC/Wisconsin are invited to come out and enjoy Wisconsin’s NBA team, the Milwaukee Bucks, play the Atlanta Hawks at 7:30 PM at the new Fiserv Forum. There are a limited number of tickets available on a first come […]

Tamarack Tales: The Water Tells A Story

Camp Tamarack hosted its first-ever Tamarack Tales nature camp in July of 2018. With three lakes and a little over 180 acres, there is a lot of nature to be had at Camp Tamarack. With our mission of providing a safe environment for all individuals to experience Christ; to test and strengthen their faith commitment; and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]