ABC/WI 176th Annual Gathering – A Gathering Transformed

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God–what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2   The 2020 Annual Gathering has transformed. It will take place on the Zoom platform as a Virtual Annual Gathering […]

Church Stories – gathered for the 175th Annual Gathering in 2019

  In celebration of our 175th year as the American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin, churches and key partners were asked to “tell of God’s work in your midst from 1995 to present, and even articulating your vision for 2020 and beyond, thus the title of the project ‘9520.’” Here are their stories, presented in poster […]

Is “just fine” good enough?

By Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri. I have consciously considered, intellectually and practically, the question that titles this article—often! It comes to mind again in this new year as the region’s theme of transformation is deep in my soul. As someone who was explicitly raised by hardworking parents to not settle for average or “just getting […]

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 […]

2019 New Wineskins Grant Recipients Announced

ABC/WI News Release 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 is up and running!!  Throughout April and May the New Wineskins administrative […]

175th Annual Gathering – Sessions and Leaders

Rev. Karen Sundland, ABC/WI President 2019-2020 Rev. Sundland will “call us to order” at the start of the Friday evening banquet and chair the Saturday morning worshipful work session, where we will elect new Board of Manager members and Nominating Committee members for 2020, tend to other business items and recognitions, and take an important […]

175th Annual Gathering – Project ‘9520…

American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin invites you contribute your collective story to Project ‘9520… Project ‘9520… is a storytelling project in poster form. ABC Wisconsin member churches and ministry partners are invited to submit a story poster that tells of God’s work in your midst from 1995 to present, and even articulating your vision for […]

175th Annual Gathering – Program at a Glance

All events will be held at the conference center. Specific rooms will be posted as they are assigned. FRIDAY SCHEDULE — OCTOBER 11 5:00-6:00: Crystal Meeting Room, Roger Williams Inn WI Ministers Council Fall Annual Meeting 5:00-7:00: Staughton Hall Lobby, Pillsbury Hall Lower Level Registration opens for Banquet attendees & full Annual Gathering participants Staughton […]

175th Annual Gathering – GLCC Housing and Saturday Meals

Housing and Saturday Meal Reservations: Call Green Lake Conference Center (GLCC) directly at (920) 294-3323; Mention “ABC Wisconsin” Important Dates: Rooms at the discounted group rate will not be guaranteed after 8/11/19. Saturday Meal prices increase after by $2 each meal after 9/27/19. Banquet and Saturday meal tickets will NOT BE GUARANTEED AFTER 10/8/19. Overnight […]

175th Annual Gathering – Friday Dinner Banquet, Program Registration, Booster Ad

For Participants: Early Bird Deadline: Tuesday, September 24 Final Pre-Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 3 Downloadable Registration Form to Submit by mail or in person Online Registration and Payment / Online Donations to the Annual Gathering. (You will be re-directed to Eventbrite.) – THIS OPTION HAS ENDED, but you can click on the link to make […]