Christ is Risen, Indeed!

Dear friends, Christ is Risen, Indeed! The Easter season lasts 7 weeks until Pentecost (this year, Pentecost is on June 5th). In this Easter season, we remember that the disciples experienced the risen Christ as we experience the arrival of spring, as the old hymn “Now the Green Blade Riseth” sings: Now the green blade […]

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 […]

Retirement of Jim Carlson

Rev. Jim Carlson, Ph.D. has retired from ministry. For the last 6 years, Jim has served as the Hispanic Liaison for ABC of Wisconsin. In this unique role, Jim worked with the leadership of the four Hispanic congregations in the region: Kenosha, Iglesia Bautista El Calvario; Racine, Iglesia Bautista Renacer; Milwaukee, Iglesia Evangelica Bautista and […]

Getting Settled

Dear friends, I have spent my first month unpacking, getting settled into a routine, learning how to pronounce certain names like “Waukesha” (but don’t ask me to pronounce “Oconomowoc” yet) and meeting many of you! In my first month I have visited nine churches of our region, and I have scheduled most Sundays through mid-June […]

No Innocent Bystanders – a Review

The Commission on Congregational Mission has taken up the issue of Racial Justice and Racism in the church as its focus for the latter part of 2021 and the first part of 2022. Commission members have been tasked with reading a volume and returning to the Commission with a review of the text as part […]

Camp Dates for Programming 2022

Camp Tamarack is pleased to announce the dates for this summer: Sr. High (just finished 9-12 grade): June 12-18 Jr. High (just finished 7-8 grade): June 19-25 Junior (just finished 5-6 grade): June 26-July 2 Grandily Camp (for families and anyone over 18 that wants to attend): July 3-6 Kayak/Canoe Camp: July 8-10 Middler (just […]

Ice Fishing at Camp Tamarack – Feb 12th, 2022

You are invited to join us at Camp Tamarack on Saturday, Feb 12th for a day of ice fishing! If you have your own equipment, come on up and set up for a fun day on the ice. If you don’t have equipment and want to try or see what it is all about, come […]

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 […]

Summer 2021 Camp dates

Tentative camp dates have been set for this summer – please note we will finalize all dates two months prior to the camp as we watch CDC data and work with health officials. Sr High – completed 9-12th grade June 20-23 Jr High – completed 7th/8th grade June 23-26 Primary – completed 1st/2nd grade June […]