The latest news specifically for American Baptist Churches of Ohio.

ABY/Dare2Share Youth Conference 2016

The American Baptist Churches of Ohio is once again partnered with Dare 2 Share Ministries for our annual American Baptist Youth Conference at the Dayton Convention Center. This will be our eighth and final year partnering with Greg Stier and Dare 2 Share Ministries for an amazing time of sharing and celebration. Thousands of students (grades 7-12) participate in this conference each year.

Please REGISTER your group for the AFTER PARTY and let us know that you’ll be staying with us at the Drury Inn and mail it to ABC/OHIO, 136 N. Galway Drive, Granville, OH 43023. Include the following information:  Church Name, Street Address, City, Zip, Leader’s Name and Number In Your Group. For more information, call (740) 587-0804.

Annual Gathering Mission Banquet Speaker Rev. Peter McCurdy

Rev. Peter McCurdy speaks at the annual Missions Banquet as a part of the 2014 Annual Gathering of the American Baptist Churches of Ohio. Follow the McCurdys at UNOMissions.

Rev. Peter and Sarah McCurdy of Madison, Ohio have been endorsed for ministry in the Dominican Republic where they will provide support and encouragement to pastors and pastors’ families related to four International Ministry partners as well as extending ministry into Cuba.

The Buckeye Mission and Ministry Offering

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. 

Learn more through this special video!

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."

Read more: The Buckeye Mission and Ministry Offering

The Commissioning Service of Ivy and Emerson Wu

The Commissioning Service of Ivy and Emerson Wu at Karl Road Baptist Church was held on August 18, 2013.  The special event was well attended by the members of the Karl Road Baptist Church, their MPT, and representatives from ABC Ohio, ABW in Ministry, other AB and Chinese churches. It was a wonderful day to celebrate the future of mission work and ask God's blessing upon Ivy and Emerson as they step out in faith to take God's Word to the world! 

Hillcrest Baptist Receives "Growing" Grant from ABC-Ohio

Hillcrest Baptist Church in Columbus has received a Building on Common Ground Outreach and Evangelism Grant from ABC/Ohio.  The grant will be used to help establish the Hillcrest Community Garden.  The Community Garden is called "Vines of Life."  This ministry is designed to cultivate relationships in their neighborhood by offering a safe place to learn and work together to plant and grow fresh food.  It will emphasize health, wellness, exercise, and nutrition in an environment of fellowship in Christ. The grant check was presented on January 6, 2013. Please pray for Hillcrest Baptist Church and this wonderful outreach opportunity and that it may "grow" new lives in Christ!