Nominate Council of 18
Now is the time to nominate Council of 18 candidates. Your church’s nomination is important, influencing the selection of council to represent your church in our association. Download the nomination form or submit nominations online.

Baptist Bulletin Sneak Preview
Look what’s coming in the Baptist Bulletin March/April issue:

  • A profile on Padma Kumar, an Indian woman who uses RBP materials to lead Vacation Bible Schools for 10,000 children.
  • An in-depth look at U.S. immigration and what churches can do in response.
  • How camps in the National Association of Regular Baptist Camps are using creative learning experiences to teach Bible truths.
  • Why St. Patrick should be remembered as a church planter. (You’ll have to read the article!)

Your church family can subscribe to the Baptist Bulletin at low rates! For more information, contact Lynne Goemaat, 1.888.588.1600, ext. 833.

Thank You for GARBC Funding!
During a time of economic hardship, when many churches have discontinued support of their association, it is a blessing to receive notice of the following churches increasing support of the GARBC general fund:

  • First Baptist Church, Kouts, Ind., Rich and Ruth Ann Stoll, pastor and wife
  • County Line Baptist Church, Dayton, Ohio, Don and Coletta Hughes, pastor and wife

And to the following churches for a special gift:

  • Meadowbrook Baptist Church, Lima, Ohio, James and Kary Jamison, pastor and wife
  • Crest Avenue Baptist Church, Riverside, Calif., Robin and Diane Montgomery, pastor and wife

Honor a Servant
Do you know of a worker with godly character who diligently serves the Lord in his or her church? If so, consider nominating that individual for the 2011 GARBC Service Award. You may nominate online or download a nomination form.

Alaska, Arizona, and Arkansas Support Teams
The GARBC staff wishes to thank churches for financial support  for the GARBC general fund that was given during the past year. Your gifts enable our staff to carry out ministries of strengthening and assisting churches! This issue and upcoming issues of E-Info will list supporting churches in an alphabetical listing of states to inform, and more importantly, to say thank you!
Alaska—no financial support yet
Arizona—Calvary Baptist Church in Kingman, Pastor Robert Lenzi; Sahuaro Baptist Church in Tucson, Pastor James Smith
Arkansas—Faith Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring

Is your church helping to support the ministry of the GARBC? Please consider adding the GARBC to your support budget or taking a special offering for the association. Online giving is available.

Regular Baptists around the  Country
FEBRUARY Events

1: ILMO Decatur fellowship, Riverside Baptist Church, Decatur, Ill.
3: ILMO Quad Cities fellowship, First Baptist Church, Silvis, Ill.
4–5: Senior High Retreat, Camp Fairwood, Westfield, Wis.
10: ILMO Mississippi Valley fellowship, Brown Street Baptist Church, Alton, Ill.
11–12: Sweethearts’ Marriage Retreat, Camp Fairwood, Westfield, Wis.
11–12: IARBC Couples’ Retreat, Stoney Creek Inn, Johnston, Iowa
11–12: MARBC Couples’ Retreat, Youth Haven Ranch, Rives Junction, Mich.
12: OARBC round table discussion, Cleveland Airport Sheraton, Cleveland, Ohio
18: ILMO Chicago fellowship, Village Baptist Church, Aurora, Ill.
18: Chicago Area Church Planters, Village Baptist Church, Aurora, Ill.
18–19: Master Plan Discipleship Seminar, West Cannon Baptist Church, Belmont, Mich.
18–19: Empire State Fellowship Men’s Adventure, Central Baptist Church, Binghamton, N.Y.
25–26: IARBC Men’s Leadership Conference, Blair Ridge Baptist Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
26: Adult volleyball jamboree, Calvary Baptist Church, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.

Do you not see your church or state event listed? Send us the notice, and we’ll add it to the calendar.

GARBC Staff Itineraries
FEBRUARY

John Greening
18–20: Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, Waterloo, Iowa
26: Impact Parenting Seminar, Eastside Baptist Church, Crawfordsville, Ind.
27: Eastside Baptist Church, Crawfordsville, Ind.

Jim Vogel
3: First Baptist Church, Littleton, Ill.
4: Central Illinois pastors’ meetings
13: First Baptist Church, Littleton, Ill.
18–20: Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, Waterloo, Iowa

Chris Hindal
2–6: Nepal
7–12: IPFBM regional conference, Guwahati, India
13: Church plant, Delhi, India
20: Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Smithville, Ohio
25: Daniels Road Baptist Church missions conference, Fort Myers, Fla.

John Murdoch
22–25: Baptist Bible College and Seminary, Clarks Summit, Pa.
28–March 5: Army Senior Leadership Conference, Hilton Head, S.C.