The 193rd Annual Gathering of the American Baptist Churches of Ohio will be held October 8th and 9th, 2019. All events will take place over two days (Tuesday and Wednesday only) at Crowne Plaza, Columbus North, 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229 (download the Hotel Information Sheet HERE).
Please note that there are no one day registrations. Election of officers and reports will take place on Tuesday morning.
We will live stream several events throughout the Gathering. Our live stream will be available on our YouTube channel. Subscribe to receive updates and tune in anytime during the Annual Gathering! https://www.youtube.com/user/ABChurchesofOhio/
“so the next generation might know them ~ even the children not yet born ~ and they in turn will teach their own children. So each generation should set its hope anew on God, not forgetting his glorious miracles and obeying his commands” ~ Psalm 78:6-7\
Our Executive Minister Rev. Dr. Larry Swain leads us in our closing All Convention Wednesday Luncheon. Dr. Swain's message was his "final address" as Executive Minister as he passes the baton to our new Executive Ministers: Rev. Mark Click, Executive Minister of Administration and Denominational Relationship and Rev. Jane Gibbons, Executive Minister of Ministry Programming and ARMs Expansion. This was all a part of “Discovering God’s Plan”, our theme for this year’s Annual Gathering based on Jeremiah 29:11-13.
Rev. Ruby Radford presents the Wednesday morning Bible Study for the American Baptist Churches of Ohio Annual Gathering. Rev. Radford is the pastor of Cass Road Baptist Church in Maumee, Ohio. “Discovering God’s Plan” is the theme for this year’s Annual Gathering based on Jeremiah 29:11-13.
We had the blessing to hear from Lane Gramling during our Tuesday Regional Ministries Luncheon. Lane serves on the staff of Montgomery Community Church in Cincinnati as Student Ministry Director. Lane works with the EPIC Junior High Ministry. He is passionate about equipping students to live Gospel-centered lives. Lane's message to us was "Ministry in the Next Generation." “Discovering God’s Plan” is the theme for this year’s Annual Gathering based on Jeremiah 29:11-13.
The 192nd Annual Gathering of the American Baptist Churches of Ohio began on Tuesday morning October 2, 2018 with our morning session reviewing this past year and then looking to the future of ABC Ohio. “Discovering God’s Plan” was the theme for this year’s Annual Gathering based on Jeremiah 29:11-13.