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The State Convention of Baptists in Ohio (SCBO) is the missionary organization within Ohio that coordinates the Great Commission cooperative efforts of Southern Baptists to reach Ohio and the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Southern Baptists established the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio in 1954. Since then, the number of congregations affiliated with the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio has grown to more than 700.
These churches have a worldwide outreach through the Cooperative Mission Program of the Southern Baptist Convention. Southern Baptists support more than 10,000 missionaries who are working with more than 1,200 people groups worldwide.