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2023 Prairie Pastors Conference


Prairie Pastors Conference
March 27-29, 2023
Sunset Hills Baptist Church

Join your fellow American Baptist pastors from the Great Plains of North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Minnesota for the annual Prairie Pastors Conference. This year we will feature International Ministries Global Servants Dwight and Barbara Bolick, Toya Richards, and Keith and Debbie Myers who will share their gifts as entrepreneurial leaders on the mission field to inspire pastors to try new things in their local church ministry contexts. 

Additional ABC USA guests will include representatives from: Office of General Secretary, International Ministries, American Baptist Home Mission Society, American Baptist Women in Ministry, American Baptist Women’s Ministry, American Baptist Men, American Baptist Foundation, MMBB, and other ABC ministries.


2023 PPC Schedule

Monday March 27

1:30pm Pre-Conference Orientation to ABC Life

Monday March 27

  • 3:30pm Registration
  • 5:15pm Welcome
  • 5:30pm Dinner – Provided by MMBB
  • 6:45pm Worship
  • 7:00pm Presentation Bolicks
    • Fellowship time following

Tuesday March 28

  • 8:15am Breakfast with ABHMS MinistreLife presentation
  • 9:30am Worship
  • 10:00am Session Volunteer in Mission Panel/MMBB
  • 10:50am Break
  • 11:00am Session Volunteer in Mission Panel/MMBB
  • 11:50am Lunch – ABWomen in Ministry
  • 1:30pm Free Time/MMBB 1:1 conferences/speakers available for discussion
    • Foundation Paul Weirs
    • Dinner on your own
  • 6:45pm Worship
  • 7:00pm Presentation Myers
  • 8:30pm Group Photo and Fellowship Time

Wednesday March 29

  • 9:30am Worship
  • 9:50am Presentation Toya Richards
  • 10:45 Closing Worship and Communion 



Dwight and Barbara Bolick

IM Global Servant

On special assignment in College Station, TX the Bolick’s have been stationed in Chile. They are introducing Talita Cumi Girls Club to the region in addition to the rainwater harvesting and bee keeping ministries.

Toya Richards

Global Servant

A professor at the Cape Town Baptist Seminary in South Africa, Toya draws from her extensive career as a journalist and communications expert. She is involved in emerging community initiatives through the CBTS center for Biblical Justice. 

Keith and Debbie Myers

Glocal Servants

Keith and Debbie serve in Central Mexico with the Council of Rural Indigenous Evangelicals of Mexico to provide pastoral accompaniment to local churches. They train pastors, church leaders, and children education.