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...
FBC, Waverly Celebrated 135th Anniversary

FBC, Waverly Celebrated 135th Anniversary

First Baptist Church, Waverly, celebrated its 135th anniversary in July. The church was formed by a group of 15 people on July 14, 1883. No doubt those founders wanted a vibrant and healthy church that would endure. During the first years, weekly services were held in...