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The American Baptist Churches of Metro Chicago is a metropolitan association of diverse American Baptist congregations and ministries called by Jesus the Evangel and empowered by the Holy Spirit to be Gospel-centered in proclaiming, witnessing to, and being agents for the reign of God in the world -- to be evangels, as members one of another, on behalf of the Evangel's cause: the beloved community.

Our Commitments

  • To experience continuously and understand more deeply the God of grace revealed decisively in Jesus Christ

  • To be nurtured and nurturing in mind and spirit for the sake of our calling and mission

  • To be invitational in our life together and to make mutuality a defining mark of our lives in faith, with commitments to the congregation and the region, our denomination and the church universal

  • To live generously and give sacrificially

  • To be committed unswervingly to ministries of compassion, justice, and peace.

Our people

We are 62 churches in three states, worshiping in many languages and styles. We are pastors, specialized ministers, and lay people. 

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