2018 Annual Gathering Missions Banquet

The Annual Missions Banquet featured    a message from Rev. Ray Schooler, International Ministries Director of Development and mission speakers to Thailand Alise & Mark Juanes. We also received special greetings from Leslie Turley, Area Director for Southeast Asia and Japan. “Discovering God’s Plan” is the theme for this year’s Annual Gathering based on Jeremiah 29:11-13.

Rev. Dr. Kevin Walden Brings the 2018 Annual Gathering Worship Message

Rev. Dr. Kevin Walden brings the message for our Tuesday night ABC Ohio Annual Gathering worship service.  Dr. Walden is the Associate General Secretary for Congregational and Pastoral Effectiveness ABC/USA. “Discovering God’s Plan” is the theme for this year’s Annual Gathering based on Jeremiah 29:11-13.

2018 Annual Gathering Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study

Our Tuesday afternoon 2018 Annual Gathering Bible Study was presented by    Rev. Dr. Kevin Walden. Dr. Walden is the Associate General Secretary for Congregational and Pastoral Effectiveness ABC/USA. We thank Dr. Walden for accepting our invitation to speak at the Annual Gathering. “Discovering God’s Plan” is the theme for this year’s Annual Gathering based on Jeremiah 29:11-13.

191st Annual Gathering 2017 Report


The 191st Annual Gathering of the American Baptist Churches of Ohio was held October 3rd and 4th, 2017. All events will took place at the Crowne Plaza, Columbus North. The Gathering is highlighted and celebrated the Region's 2017 Ministry Theme, "Transformed by the Journey" from Luke 24:32.

It was a wonderful time to join together. Events included our Celebrating  ABC/Ohio Region Ministries Luncheon, Celebrating  International Ministries Dinner and Executive Minister Rev. Dr. Ernest Jones closed the Gathering with an inspirational message at our All-Convention Luncheon.

Our Keynote Speaker was Dr. William D. Shiell, President of Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois and our mission speakers were Emerson and Ivy Wu, American Baptist International Missionaries. 

See a few scenes from a wonderful week:

Annual Gathering 2014

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