Baptists Together & The Central Baptist Association (CBA)

As part of the world-wide Christian church, Baptists form one of the largest families of faith. For Baptists the concept of a family is important. The church is not so much a particular place or building, but rather a family of believers, committed to Christ, to one another and to the service of God in the world. The Abbey Centre Baptist Church is a part of the Baptist Union of Great Britain – which now calls itself ‘Baptists Together’ and also the Central Baptist Association.

We receive regular updates and communications from both of these organisations. On this page you can view some of the recent communications from these 2 groups (click on the links below):

CBA ASSOCIATION ASSEMBLY AND ANNUAL MEETING: Saturday June 27th at Christ the King, Milton Keynes with key speaker Carl Smethurst – CANCELLED.


Baptists Together magazine – Summer 2020 edition

Reaching and Raising Young Adults

Faith and society March 2020 update

A LITTLE MORE CONVERSATION, A LITTLE MORE ACTION PLEASE?”  Eight female ministers from the CBA met with Jane Day, the BU’s Faith and Society Centenary Development Enabler, on the 21st January. Perhaps because her title is so baffling I think we all came with very little idea what the day would entail and yet in a simple conversation we were all really blessed……. see here

SPRING 2020 CENTRAL NEWS: edition focuses upon PRAYER particularly in relation to the way in which this supports and encourages mission. See here to download

Responding to the February floods 

A number of Baptist churches opened as emergency centres; others have been flooded; prayer points offered

Church, but not as you know it!

Five lessons for faith-shaking storms
Eric Gaudion battled pancreatitis for more than 20 years. He shares some of what he  learnt living with this dreadful disease