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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

ABCCR in the News

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September 2018

Southeast Area Annual Meeting, FBC, Fort Scott

September 23 @ 3:00 pm
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East Central Area Annual Meeting, Ottawa University

September 23 @ 5:00 pm
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October 2018

Clergy & Spouse Event

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Wind Conference Center, 8036 N Hoover Rd
Hesston, KS 67062 United States
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Speaker: Rev. Kyle Taylor, Director, Center for American Indians at Bacone College.

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Annual Gathering

October 12 - October 13
Cross Wind Conference Center, 8036 N Hoover Rd
Hesston, KS 67062 United States
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Speakers: Rev. Sharon Koh, Executive Director of International Ministries, and Dr. Dan and Sharon Buttry, IM Global Consultants.

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November 2018

Braving Discipleship/NNYM Youth Worker Training

November 2 - November 3
Ottawa University, 1001 S Cedar St
Ottawa, KS 66067 United States
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This two-day, one night conference is coordinated and executed by Ottawa University students, faculty and staff.

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National Youth Workers Convention

November 15 - November 18


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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