Rev. Jane Gibbons, Executive Minister for Program & Ministry Development of the American Baptist Churches of Ohio has announced her retirement effective January 1, 2023.

Rev. Gibbons has faithfully served our region as a Regional and Executive Minister for 23 years. To recognize her ministry and accomplishments during this time, American Baptist Churches of Ohio is hosting a Celebration Luncheon event on Saturday, November 05, 2022 from 12 PM to 3 PM at Kingwood Center Gardens, 50 N. Trimble Rd., Mansfield, Ohio 44906.

We would like to extend a cordial invitation to you and your spouse to attend this celebration. The cost of the celebration will be $30.00 per person.  Reservations must be received by Friday, October 7, 2022. Space is limited so plan on registering early. Unfortunately, we may not be able to receive reservations after this date. If you are planning on attending the event you must register. You may email or call your reservation into Leslie Hoskinson or 740.587.0804.

During the celebration there will be a time of reflection and congratulatory remarks. If you are unable to attend we encourage you to provide us with a congratulatory letter which will be placed with other letters in a Celebration Scrapbook. Please send your letter by Saturday, October 1, 2022 in order for us to prepare the Scrapbook. Please send letters to: Leslie Hoskinson, American Baptist Churches of Ohio, 136 N. Galway Drive, Granville, Ohio   43023.

If you are planning on attending and would like information on area hotels please contact Leslie Hoskinson at 740.587.0804. Download a map to Kingwood Center HERE.

We look forward to having you join us as we come together and celebrate Rev. Jane Gibbons’ ministry with the American Baptist Churches of Ohio.