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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

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November 2018

Braving Discipleship/NNYM Youth Worker Training

November 2, 2018 - November 3, 2018
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, 2018 - November 18, 2018


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January 2019

4TEN Youth Leader Training

January 5 - January 6
First Baptist Church Chanute, 118 North Forest
Chanute, Kansas 66720
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Middle School Winter Weekend

January 25 - January 26
FBC Salina, 843 Lewis Ave.
Salina, KS 67401 United States
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Speaker: Regan Stoops
Porter Band will perform
This event starts Friday night, Jan. 25, with registration 6:30-7:00 p.m. and runs through Saturday, Jan. 26. The cost is only $35 per student/$20 for each leader.

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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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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