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Serving American Baptist churches across Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.


Christian Leadership Training for 10th-12th graders.


“To Provide Resources and Services to Assist, Challenge,

Empower and Represent Local Congregations in Ministry.”

Senior Adult Retreat








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Central Region welcomes Drs. Diane and Gregg Hemmen.  Gregg Hemmen was installed as ABCCR Executive Minister on Oct. 13 during the ABCCR Annual Meeting.

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The American Baptist Churches of the South (ABCOTS) produced the video below, announcing the Sunday evening preacher for the 2019 Biennial Mission Summit, June 21-23 in Virginia Beach, Va.

About Us

The ABC/CR is a voluntary association of autonomous Baptist churches glorifying God through living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

BRIGHT IDEAS — Helping Others is FUN!

Lizzie asked for socks for her birthday and received more than 600 pairs! She wanted them for Friends of Isaiah Services to the Houseless, an outreach ministry of First Baptist Church of Turner in Kansas City.

Finding Unity Through Faith

“There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:28

ABCCR in the News

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April 2019

Senior Adult Retreat

April 24 - April 25
Cross Wind Conference Center, 8036 N Hoover Rd
Hesston, KS 67062 United States
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Speaker: Dr. Priscilla Eppinger, Executive Director, AB Historical Society

One of Dr. Eppinger's priorities as curator of the largest Baptist archives is to ensure the inclusion of marginalized voices in the historical record.

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July 2019

Youth Mission Trip

July 6 - July 16

Youth Mission Trip to Costa Rica.

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January 2020

National Institute for Civil Discourse

January 1, 2020 - January 2, 2020
First Baptist Church Emporia, 807 Constitution
Emporia, 66801 United States
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Glorifying God by pursuing meaningful dialogue through active listening.

Speaker: Theo Brown, Director of Outreach to Faith Based Organizations

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Missionaries Making an Impact Across the Globe

If your church group is interested in hosting a missionary speaker, contact Carolyn Predmore, ABC/CR Mission Coordinator, 913-897-5554.

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The ABCCR Network provides information on celebrations and concerns of our American Baptist Churches in the Central Region. The Network also announces region-sponsored programs and events through email. Sign up here.

Growing Healthy Churches to Fulfill Christ’s Mission