American Baptist Churches of Ohio Region Profile

American Baptist Churches of Ohio Region Profile may be downloaded HERE.
 
Who We Are: The American Baptist Churches of Ohio (ABC Ohio) is one of 33 American Baptist Regions in the United States. This Region is comprised of approximately 260 congregations, 20% of which are ethnic minority, including African American, Hispanic American, Japanese American, Romanian and Burmese.
 
ABC Ohio congregations are also diverse in location, size, and ministry focus. Since its establishment in 1826 as the Ohio Baptist Convention, the Region has addressed mission needs both within Ohio and beyond. The Region office is centrally located in Granville, Ohio.

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We Are American Baptist Churches of Ohio - Our Heritage & Mission

“We Are American Baptist Churches of Ohio – Our Heritage & Mission,” was produced to provide a reminder of our rich heritage, mission, and covenant. The question for our congregations, leaders and pastors is: “What does it mean for you and your congregation to be a member of the American Baptist Churches of Ohio?”

Rev. Mark E. Click, Executive Minister of Administration and Denominational Relationship

Rev. Mark E. ClickRev. Mark E. Click
Executive Minister of Administration and Denominational Relationship

2022 Board of Regional Ministries

2022 ABC OF OHIO OFFICES

Board of Regional Ministries

Mr. Rick Dostal, President
Rev. Jeremy Spence, Vice President
Mr. David Daniels, Secretary
TBD, Treasurer
James Willis, Sr., Past-President

Class of 2022
Rev. Dr. Dan Clemens (Term A)
Rev. Dr. Celeste Didlick-Davis (Term A)
Mrs. Paul Duncan (Term B)
Mr. Gary Engle (Term A)
Mr. Tim Kaiser (Term A)

Class of 2023
Rev. Andrew Shields (Term A)
Mrs. Amy Fallon (Term A)
Rev. Josh Ward (Term B)
Rev. Craig Washington (Term B)
Mrs. Susan Stotts (Term A)

Class of 2024
Rev. Landon Adams (Term B)
Rev. Dr. Jason Hentschel (Term A)
Rev. Dr. Scotty Robertson (Term A)
Rev. Eric Swenson (Term A)

Region Staff

Mark Click, Executive Minister Administration & Denominational Relations
Jane Gibbons, Executive Minister Program & Ministry Development
Leslie Hoskinson, Core Service Administrator
Amanda Lloyd, Sr. Accountant

Baptist Foundation, Inc.

Ken Atchison, President
Rick Dostal, Vice President
David Daniels, Secretary 
Denny McDonald, Treasurer
Mark Click, Executive Minister Administration & Denominational Relations

Executive Committee

Ken Atchison, President
Rick Dostal, Vice-President
David Daniels, Secretary
Denny McDonald, Treasurer
Mark Click, Executive Minister Administration & Denominational Relations
Jane Gibbons, Executive Minister Program & Ministry Development

Finance Committee

Rick Dostal
Denny McDonald
Amanda Lloyd
Mark Click, Executive Minister Administration & Denominational Relations

Nominating Committee

Rockney Carter, Chair
Marvin Haught
Barb McDonald
Mark Click, Voting, Ex. Officio

ABC Ohio Advisory Committee ( formerly ~ State Advisory Committee on Ordination)

Tony Kendrick, Chair
Bernard Buxton, Peggy Burke, David Hansen, Ruby Radford, Charles Russell, James Willis, Sr. 
Jane Gibbons, Executive Minister Program & Ministry Development

ABWomen’s Ministry
Janet Southerland, President

ABMen’s Ministry
Marvin Haught, President

Ohio Baptist Education Society
Kevin Thomas, President

Ohio Leadership Academy
Seth Fallon, Dean