TAABA Annual Picnic June 10


It's the TAABA Annual Picnic! Join us for an afternoon of fun and fellowship on Sunday, June 10 at Sidecut Metro Park in Maumee (signs will be posted at the park entrance). The afternoon kicks off at 2 PM with the picnic lunch to begin at 2:30 PM.

Each family is asked to provide enough food to feed ten people. The food will be shared "potluck-style" and placed on a general table for all to share. Don't forget to bring a lawn chair or blanket. 

Music, games and more or planned for the afternoon. Churches are asked to submit an estimated number of expected attendees to Rev. Jenny Jackson by June 6 but reservations are not required. Plan now to join us for this annual event! Fun in the SON for everyone!

Consuming Fire Music Festival August 25


American Baptist Youth of Ohio are invited to attend the FREE Consuming Fire Outdoor Music Festival on August 25, 2018. This is a one day outdoor music festival (rain or shine) hosted by First Baptist Church Newark (1000 Granville Road, Neward, OH 43055). It is a FREE concert event located on Newark's twelve acre campus. On site tent camping will be available for groups who want to stay over on Saturday night (water and electricity available). Area hotels are available in Newark and Heath. 

On Sunday morning, First Baptist Newark will host a special American Baptist Youth Ohio Worship Service. All ABC youth are invited to participate in the service (prayer, skits, musicians, singers, etc.).

Our lineup this year includes Sanctus Real, Shawn McDonald, Consumed by Fire, Graceful Closure, Lance Horsley and Danger Scene.

Make plans now to attend this free event! Download a flyer by clicking here and SPREAD THE WORD!

Church Camp Scholarships Through TAABA Deadline April 30


If you have ever attended a church camp, you know the difference it can make in young lives! The Toledo Area American Baptist Association (TAABA) wants to help out.

If you have any students attending church camp this summer, TAABA and the American Baptist Churches of Ohio (ABC Ohio) both have scholarships and reimbursement dollars available. For the ABC Ohio scholarships through Camp Kirkwood and Koinonia, please make sure to head over to the ABC Ohio website.

The deadline for TAABA camp reimbursement for any of our TAABA youth attending church camp is April 30, 2018. You (or the youth) must provide proof of registration which includes: the name of the camp, name of student, dates of camp and the total cost. Please contact your church pastor or administrator for filing information to make sure your application is received in time.

TAABA Picnic Report 2017

Perfect weather, wonderful fellowship, great food and our Heavenly Father blessing us all! Over 150 from our Toledo Area American Baptist Church Association churches participated in this annual event. Thank you to our TAABA sister churches: Ashland, Cass Road, First Baptist, Good Shepherd, Haskins, New Covenant, Third Baptist and St. Paul.

Don't miss our next TAABA event and another opportunity to fellowship with our sister churches!

TAABA Picnic Report 2016

It was another wonderful day at the Toledo Area American Baptist Association (TAABA) Annual Picnic on June 12, 2016. Over 150 attended from our sister churches in TAABA. Our attendance continues to grow each year!

We welcomed members of Ashland, Cass Road, Good Shepherd, New Covenant, St. Paul, Third Baptist and Active Christians Today University of Toledo Campus Ministry.

Special thanks goes out to the committee and Rev. Timothy Clark for planning such a great event. Our Region Minister Jane Gibbons joined us as we celebrated together.

Big cheers go out to Good Shepherd Church who won the attendance record at our gathering. Rev. Jose Abodij does a wonderful work with his people getting them fired up for our picnic each year. God was good and gave us an afternoon of sun and hearts filled with joy!

Don't miss our next TAABA event and another opportunity to fellowship with our sister churches!

Cass Road Baptist Church Pancake Breakfast

Cass Road Baptist Church features a Pancake Breakfast the first Saturday of each month (check calendar for the latest updates). Join us for a bounty of pancakes from 8 AM to 11 AM with all funds raised benefitting the ministries of Cass Road. Enjoy a great breakfast, fine fellowship and help continue the wonderful work of God through Cass Road. The breakfast is not held during the summer months but resumes each September. See you there!

TAABA at the Mud Hens 2016

The weather was perfect and everyone had a great time as the Toledo Area American Baptist Association gathered on July 20, 2016 to watch the Toledo Mud Hens win and enjoyed a great time and great fellowship. God is good!

TAABA Clergy Meet with Retiring ABC Ohio Executive Minister

We had a very informative and pleasant meeting of our TAABA ministers on August 13, 2015 at Scrambler Marie's on Secor in Toledo. We were blessed to welcome retiring ABC Ohio Executive Minister Dr. Larry Swain to our regular lunch meeting. Dr. Swain spent some time going over some of the transition plans in place for ABC Ohio and also asked for our input for a clergy focus group discussion. We were also blessed to welcome Region Minister Rev. Jane Gibbons. It is always a joy to have her attend and share her insights with us! TAABA is blessed to have a wonderful group of ministers and leaders who truly love each other and are blessed to serve Northwest Ohio!

TAABA Picnic Report 2015

We had a glorious time at the Toledo Area American Baptist Association Annual Picnic on June 14, 2015. It was one of the biggest turnouts we have had in years!!!

Special thanks goes out to the committee for planning such a great event. Our Region Minister Jane Gibbons joined us for the event along with over one hundred from our TAABA churches.

God was good and gave us an afternoon of sun and hearts filled with joy!

Don't miss our next TAABA event and another opportunity to fellowship with our sister churches!