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Serving American Baptist churches across Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.


Christian Leadership Training for 10th-12th graders.

Annual Reports

Please remember Annual Reports are due by April 1st, 2019.
If completed by the due date your church will be a contestant in a drawing for free church registration.




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Prairie Pastor's Conference

“To Provide Resources and Services to Assist, Challenge,

Empower and Represent Local Congregations in Ministry.”

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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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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

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March 2019

American Baptist Men- Annual Conference

March 22 - March 23
Cross Wind Conference Center, 8036 N Hoover Rd
Hesston, KS 67062 United States
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April 2019

Prairie Pastors Conference

April 8 - April 10
Sunset Hills Baptist Church Omaha, NE, 9416 Pacific St
Omaha, 68114 United States
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Prarie Pastor Conference 2019 Sponsored by ABC of the Central Region, Dakotas, Nebraska, Mid-America and MMBB Location: Sunset Hills Baptist Church 9416 Pacific St. Omaha, NE 68114 April 8-10, 2019 (detailed map below) Special Guest Elie Haddad Arab Baptist Theological Seminary Born and raised in Lebanon, Elie Haddad immigrated to Canada towards the end of the civil war in Lebanon in 1990. He worked for 15 years in Toronto as in the area of Information Systems and Management consulting. During…

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4TEN Youth Leader Training

April 13 - April 14


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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.

Sign up for the ABCCR Network

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