The latest news specifically for American Baptist Churches of Ohio.

Church Mutual Offers Free Newsletter

Church Mutual Insurance is our region's insurance company and they insure a large number of the churches in ABC/Ohio.  They are currently offering a free e-newsletter that may be helpful to our churches as they develop or continue safe practices with children.  It is easy to subscribe, just CLICK HERE.

AB Youth 2011 Convention Report

The American Baptist Churches of Ohio joined together with Dare2Share Ministries for ABC/Ohio’s annual ABY Convention February 4-6, 2010.  We joined thousands of other youth at Dare2Share in Columbus … then met the ABC/Ohio youth Friday night at the Drury Inn in Grove City for an After Party.  It was an evening with teens from other ABC churches where we enjoyed food, fun, and new friends.  Then, we shared in worship on Sunday morning at the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Columbus.  For more photos, CLICK HERE!

ABC Ohio Offices For Sale

ABC-Ohio is FOR SALE!  Well, not quite!  But we are selling our offices.  As a part of the ABC/Ohio vision the region is selling it’s current home office in Granville and will be relocating following the sale.  This continues the work of the Transformation Team as it worked to develop a plan for the future over the last few years.  This plan is coming to fruition in various changes across our region which includes the sale of our home office.

ABC Ohio on Facebook

ABC Ohio is on facebook in addition to our web presence.

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ABC/Ohio Celebrates a New Direction in Ministry and Board Governance

By an overwhelming vote, delegates at the ABC/Ohio Annual Gathering affirmed the Board of Regional Ministries proposal to establish new governance – board structure beginning January 1, 2011.  The vote was 131 yes and 5 no, which means that it passed by 97%.

The vote came following nearly a year of prayer, discernment, and planning by a Transformation Team appointed by the Board in November 2009.  Along with Mark L. Vincent, lead partner from Design Group, the staff and board met in January and February to envision what God might lead ABC/Ohio to do with its historical representative board structure.

 

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