This year's ABY Gathering
will be held at Cross Wind
Conference Center
in Hesston, Kan.



The ABY (American Baptist Youth) Gathering will be held March 20-22 at Cross Wind Conference Center, Hesston, Kan. Registration begins Friday at 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $70 per person for 1-4 attending, $60 per person for 5-9 attending and $50 per person for 10 or more attending. Churches must provide their own sponsors (1-7 ratio). For more information, contact Jason Porter, 913-271-4025. Registration material

In The News
Festival of Young Preachers
(Central Region Life, Feb., 2015)
For the first time, American Baptists will be hosting a Festival of Young Preachers at the Biennial Summit... Read More

Opportunity Scholarship
(FOCUS, Jan., 2015)
Each spring, two people are awarded an ABCCR Opportunity Scholarship ($1,000) to encourage lifelong learning... Read More

Bible Cruise
(Special Edition, Fall, 2014)
Twelve "pilgrims" from the Central Region set out on the trip of a lifetime, following the footsteps of the Apostle Paul...
Read More

Legacy Award Goes To
Dr. Vera Goodman
(Central Region Life, Nov., 2014)
At this year's Clergy Gathering, the second annual Ministers Council Legacy Award was presented to Dr. Vera Goodman...
Read More

John Williams

by Dr. John Williams

Affordable Care Act
Annual Report Form

Health Care Tax Credit
Pastor Compensation

AB Men & Women
Ministers Council

Region Offering
An offering for the on-going mission and ministry of Central Region. Details

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Is your church among those sending in stories to be included in the publication, Central Region Life, and preserved for future generations? Installations, new members, mission work groups, and events open to all across the Region are just a few of the topics featured each month. Send photos and information to the editor, Subscription rates for 12 issues of Central Region Life are $11.00 for individuals and $7.00 per member for 100% churches. Those with paid subscriptions to Central Region Life may also sign up to receive the Central Region Life: Special Edition, a digital supplement to the newspaper.






courtesy of
Lori Snow,
Baptist Church,
Kansas City, Kan.





Photography Workshop Participants
Capture Special Ministry Moments

More than 150 photos taken at Annual Gathering were submitted by the participants of Kevin Jennison's workshop, "Photography Tips for Capturing Ministry Moments." Lori Snow, a member of Armourdale Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kan., provided the photo which was chosen for the cover of the upcoming issue of Central Region Life. Lori captured keynote speaker, Dr. Jeff Johnson, leading a call to discipleship.


Workshop participants provided Annual Gathering photos.

* Vision & Mission
* Minutes

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