On Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, 2016 Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 2964 N. 11th Street hosted the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist District Association’s Midwest Regional Conference. The theme for the two-day event was “Equipping Today’s Church to Serve.” The host pastor was Canaan’s own Dr. Frederick Jones. Pictured at the conference are (back row, from left) Canaan M.B.C. host pastor Rev. Dr. Frederick Jones; Dr. Robert T. Wilson of Milwaukee, WI; Dr. Michael A. Griffin, of Fort Wayne, IN; (bottom row, from left) General Baptist State Convention of Wisconsin president Dr. Garry Levy; National Baptist Convention Sunday School Publishing Board executive director Pastor Derrick L. Jackson of Nashville, TN; Midwest Region Director Dr. L.D. Take of St. Louis, MO; and Rev. Eric D. Williams of Nashville, TN.