Letting Go of Cross Wind

May 6, 2019 Dear Central Region Family, A few weeks ago, I read some words from St. Augustine who said, “God wants to give us something but cannot, because our hands are full – there’s nowhere for God to put it.” At the time, I began to think about a...

ABHMS Network Gathering Event

ABHMS is eager to connect with you and connect you with other leaders.  Please join ABHMS May 2-4 at William Jewell College, Liberty, MO for training experiences in sustaining collaboration in ministry and exploring innovative models of ministry for all contexts and...

Staffing Needs

Staffing Needs for the Region The Central Region Task Force is actively working on addressing our staffing needs for the Region.  The Task Force met again March 12th and reviewed the responses to the surveys.  143 surveys were returned and provided great information. ...

2018 Legacy Award

Every year the ABCCR Ministers Council Executive Committee selects from among Central Region clergy, one whose life and ministry exemplifies faithful Christ-like service that portrays the legacy of a life given in service to Christ and His church. This year’s Legacy...

Rev. Dr. Gregg Hemmen named New ABCCR Executive Minister

In November, 2018, Rev. Dr. Gregg Hemmen will assume his duties as Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Central Region. The American Baptist Churches of the Central Region has called the new executive minister, Rev. Dr. Gregg Hemmen.  Dr. Hemmen...