The ABC Ohio Ministers Council Retreat will be held Saturday, June 5 beginning at 7 PM and concluding on Saturday, June 6 at 1 PM. We will gather together at the St. Peter and Paul Retreat Center in Newark Ohio. The theme is "Balancing Self Care for a Balanced Ministry." Our guest speaker is Rev. Rodney Perry of the Perpetual Wellness in Ministry. This is a great opportunity for full time and bi-vocational ministers to consider what it means to find balance in the midst of a fast-paced world. Spouses are welcome to join in two days of personal reflection and growth. For more information including registration, download the Retreat Brochure here.
What an amazing weekend! Our Ohio American Baptist Youth participated in the annual Dare2Share evangelism training conference March 6 and 7, 2015. Thousands of youth gathered in Grove City for a weekend of dynamic worship, powerful speakers and evangelism training. This was our eighth year partnering with Greg Stier and Dare 2 Share Ministries for an amazing time of sharing and celebration.
Following the Friday session, the American Baptist Churches of Ohio sponsored our annual After Party. It was a great time of fellowship, pizza, sharing and a devotion to conclude a great Friday!
For more on the weekend, check out our video highlights!
Since 2009, the "Buckeye Mission and Ministry Offering" (BMMO) has become a significant avenue for churches in the Region to support the ministries of ABC/Ohio. BMMO helps make it possible for ABC/Ohio to serve your church.
The American Baptist Churches of Ohio, or ABC/Ohio) is a fellowship of American Baptist Congregations. Our vision is to help congregations “Rise up and build healthy churches that impact the world for Christ."
We are making a difference!
-Pastors are being encouraged and equipped in ministry.
-Churches are being assisted in calling new pastors.
-Regional Staff are consulting with churches to improve ministry health.
-Resources are being provided to strengthen ministries
-gatherings are equipping churches for ministry.
The Buckeye Mission and Ministry Offering helps make it possible for ABC/Ohio to serve your church. 100% of your offering will go to this purpose. The offering benefits many ministries including Leadership Academy, Ordination, Local Church Ministry Grants, Ministry Gatherings and the ABC/Ohio Regional Ministry Team.
Get Connected – and Give!
BMMO gifts help develop, coach, and assist servant leaders. Provides new ministry resources for local churches, and helps provide quality ministry gatherings to challenge and grow healthy churches.
Each of the ABC/Ohio’s Congregations is called to join in ministry opportunities.
Please consider giving to the BMMO in 2015 to reach our goal of $50,000. This is one way your church can partner with ABC/Ohio to fulfill God’s mission in your community and beyond.