Hooray for Illinois Support Team!
The GARBC staff greatly appreciates the financial support and participation in the association by churches in Illinois. We want to say “thank you” publicly for your financial gifts to the GARBC general fund in the previous year. Your support enables our staff to carry out ministries of strengthening and assisting churches!

Many thanks to First Baptist of Alhambra, Pastor Mark Gause; Brown Street of Alton, Pastor David Burman; Sanford Avenue Baptist of Alton, Pastor Dan Bowers; First Baptist of Arlington Heights, Pastor Bryan Augsburger; Berean Baptist of Bunker Hill, Pastor Jeff Warix; Cottage Hills Baptist of Cottage Hills, Pastor Clyde Myers; Riverside Baptist of Decatur, Pastor John Norris; First Baptist of Grant Park, Pastor Ron Gustine; Delhi Baptist of Jerseyville, Pastor Ken Fields; New Life Baptist of Lake in the Hills, Pastor Mark Wood; Grace Baptist of Lombard, Pastor Robert Lind; Faith Baptist of Morris, Pastor Caleb Counterman; Emmanuel Baptist Church of Warrenville in Naperville, Pastor Dale Williams; Harvest Baptist of Oswego, Pastor Scott Poling; First Baptist of Pana, Pastor Greg White; Calvary Baptist of Pontiac, Pastor Mark Staley; Calvary Baptist of Quincy, Pastor Mickey Farlow; Great Commission Baptist of Schaumburg, Pastor Scott Greening; First Baptist of Shelbyville, Pastor Dan Eloe; First Baptist of Silvis, Pastor Stephen Lovelady; Berean Baptist of Springfield, Pastor Richard Ahlgrim; and Utica Baptist of Utica, Pastor LLoyd Johnson.

Together we can accomplish more!
Challenge your church to be a positive influence in the association! Add the GARBC to your support budget or increase your level of giving to the association. Send your check to GARBC, 1300 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173. You may also give online.

Olivet Baptist Church to Celebrate 100 Years
Olivet Baptist Church of Westwood, Kansas, will be celebrating its 100th year anniversary on October 7-9. Friends and former members are invited to attend. See postcard. The church will have exciting activities including special services, former pastors/staff as speakers, Shawnee Mission Christian school alumni and game night on Friday, Saturday Breakfast, Sunday potluck lunch, history presentations, and a delicious anniversary cake.

GARBC Staff Itineraries

John Greening
Participating in church plant, Great Commission Baptist Church, Schaumburg, Ill.

Jim Vogel
Participating in home church, First Baptist Church, Arlington Heights, Ill.

Alex Bauman
Participating in home church, New Life Baptist Church, Lake in the Hills, Ill.

Chris Hindal
7: Grace Baptist Church, Batavia, N.Y.
14: First Baptist Church, Marilla, N.Y.
28: High Point Baptist Church, Larksville,  Pa.

John Murdoch
1–5: Endorsing visit, USMC Mountain Warfare School, Bridgeport, Calif.
8, 9: Evangelical Baptist Missions board meeting, Indianapolis, Ind.
14: Bible Baptist Church, Kokomo, Ind.
16–21: CAP national boards and chaplains conference, Louisville, Ky.
23: Law Enforcement Day, Bible Baptist Church, Kokomo, Ind.
24–27: International endorsement planning retreat, Nashville, Tenn.

Michael Nolan
Participating in church plant, Great Commission Baptist Church, Schaumburg, Ill.

Regular Baptists around the Country

2: Decatur Pastors’ Fellowship, Riverside Baptist Church, Decatur, Ill.
11–21: IARBC Iowa State Fair Booth, Des Moines, Iowa
13: Empire State Fellowship’s “The Gathering” (teens), Breesport Baptist Church, Breesport, N.Y.
16: Peoria Pastors’ Fellowship, Germantown Hills Baptist, Metamora, Ill.
19: IL/MO men’s retreat, Camp Manitoumi, Lowpoint, Ill.
26, 27: IARBC men’s retreat, Iowa Regular Baptist Camp, Clear Lake, Iowa