We have been given until May 30, 2015, to get your reservations at the President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel. The ABA rate is $94.00 plus tax and $7.00 per day for self parking. The city owned parking lot serves both the hotel and convention center and does not allow in and our privileges. This spacial rate is only guaranteed through May 30 so please reserve you room today for the 90th Annual Messenger Meeting of the American Baptist Association. The date is the week of June 22, 2015. The President Abraham Lincoln Hotel is connected to the Prairie Capital Convention Center with a underground tunnel. Rooms with 1 king bed or 2 double beds are available at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel. I do have 1 room available with 2 queen beds at the Hilton Springfield at this time. Please contact me to book the room at the Hilton. The phone for the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel is 1-866-788-1860. You may also book your room on line.

If you plan to attend the 27th Annual Preachers, Deacons, and Wives Over 55 Early Dinner and the13th Annual Post Dinner. Please email or call me the names of those that will attend. I have to give the hotel a guaranteed number for each event. You can then pick up your tickets no later than the Welcome Reception on Monday night.

If you have any questions please contact Edgar N. (Eddie) Sutton, 501-847-3906,


2015 Information Brochure



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.)


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Rates are Springfield Hilton (1-800-445-8667) $99.00 plus tax. 1 parking pass for self parking per room is complimentary. President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel (1-866-788-1860) $94.00 plus tax and self parking is $7.00 per day and does not allow in and our privileges. Each room reserved will be charged one night deposit at the time of booking plus tax that is nonrefundable. To receive the ABA special rate there is a 3 night minimum. Both hotels offer complimentary airport shuttle and free internet.

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I look forward to seeing you in Springfield, IL.
Edgar N. (Eddie) Suttton
Director of Meeting Arrangements
American Baptist Association
PO Box 1240
Alexander, AR 72002-1240


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