92nd Annual ABA
Messenger Meeting

June 19 - 22, 2017

Daytona Beach, Florida

Information Brochure


Meetings and exhibits will be in the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village.
The general sessions will be in the Peabody Auditorium.

We have a block of 500 rooms in the beautiful Hilton.
Rate for standard room is $99.00 plus tax. You will find room choices listed.

A special rate for 1 Bedroom Suite is $199.00 and Cabana Suites is $249.00 plus tax.
To reserve a suite you must contact Edgar N. (Eddie) Sutton.

Self parking for those staying in the Hilton is $5.00 per day.

The ABA block of rooms is open for reservations.
You may book online reservations or 1-866-536-8477.

You will be charged 1 night deposit plus tax at time of booking for each room reserved and deposit is non-refundable.

Group Name: American Baptist Convention
Group Code: ABA17
Check-in dates:13-JUN-2017
Check-out dates: 23-JUN-2017

Edgar N. (Eddie) Sutton
Director of Meeting Arrangements
American Baptist Association


Tuesday, June 20 . . . .12:45 PM — 3:20 PM

An exciting time is planned for the ABA National Youth Tour. The tour includes a visit to Daytona Lagoon, Daytona Beach’s Premier Family Entertainment Center. This facility is within walking distance of the Hilton. We will depart the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village at 12:45 PM and return to the Hilton by 3:20 PM. Participants will have a Dry Park Pass that will include 2 hours of unlimited use of the following activities: Lazer Tag, Mini Golf (18 holes), Rock Wall, Island Hopper, Riptide Racers Single (Go Karts), and Riptide Racers Double (Go Karts)


Any child under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adult chaperones are needed. If you are an adult and don’t wish to participate in the activities, there will be no charge. To purchase tickets, please send a check made payable to ABA along with each participants name and age to: Neal Sutton, 7110 North Richland Drive, Texarkana TX 75503

Please include a telephone number and email address. All orders must be received no later than Friday, June 2. Since we don’t need to charter a bus, we aren’t limited to a minimum or maximum number. We will make the final confirmation based on the orders received by Friday, June 2. If you have any questions, please contact Neal Sutton at ABA@nealsutton.com or 903-244-2647.



Exhibit Information
Booth layout, details and contract

2017 Schedule of Events and Agenda

Church Registration Form 
Mail the completed form to
PO Box 1050, Texarkana TX 75504-1050

("A motion and second was made that any church which does not represent for two consecutive years not be listed in the Yearbook Church Directory. There was discussion and it was understood that the representation would include by letter or messenger. The motion carried." 2004 Yearbook, page 48.)