The American Baptist Churches of the Central Region is excited to announce that the Reverend Jennifer Schneider has accepted the call to be our Associate Executive Minister.  She offers a strong administrative background, experience in pastoral care, youth ministry, and currently serves as the President of our Minister’s Council.  Reverend Schneider is a native of Overland Park, Kansas.  She has a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Kansas,  and a M.Div. from Central Baptist Seminary.  Reverend Schneider has served three congregations in the Central Region: First Baptist Church of Ottawa, KS; First Baptist Church of Overland Park, KS; and First Baptist Church of Stilwell, KS.  She is married to John Schneider and they have three grown children.  Reverend Schneider will begin her work in the Region on October 1, 2019.  Welcome Jennifer!