Talents For Christ: March 6 Registration Deadline
Talents For Christ advances teens in growing in their confidence, developing their talents, expanding their commitment to serving Christ, and enhancing their personal walk with Him. It’s not too late to encourage teens in your church to get involved! Offer your support and encouragement. Help equip them for a lifetime of service! Talk to a teen and make sure he or she registers today!

Council of Eighteen Nominations Closing Soon
Impact your association! Nominate candidates for the Council of Eighteen. Churches in the GARBC across America can participate! Nomination is easy online. See the nomination form. Nomination deadline is March 30.

Gearing Up for a Fabulous 2012 Conference
Remember when the Poconos was the honeymoon capital of the east coast? Perhaps you are not that old, but the Endless Mountains and the campus of Baptist Bible College, Clarks Summit, Pa., do provide a beautiful setting for the 2012 GARBC Conference. Check out the terrific conference speakers and workshop leaders. Register now for the GARBC Conference on “The Authentic Church” (1 Timothy).

Worship Connect: A Regional Conference for GARBC Churches
You can still jump in and participate in the Worship Connect conference March 2 and 3 at First Baptist Church, Silvis, Ill. Worship Connect is a regional conference spearheaded by Council of Eighteen members Pastor Will Hatfield and Pastor Jon Jenks, designed to bring local church ministry teams together. Attend and enjoy . . .

  • passionately worshiping the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,
  • building better connections with Midwest pastors, and
  • sharpening ministry skills with practical projects that will impact ministries now.

Sponsors include Campus Baptist Church, Ames, Iowa; Calvary Baptist Church, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; Calvary Baptist Church, Rochester, Minn.; First Baptist Church, Silvis, Ill.; and the GARBC. See the brochure and register now! First session begins Friday, March 2, at 4:30 p.m. with connecting over dinner.

Welcome, New International Partner!
Christ’s church is alive and well in Bangladesh! Churches in the GARBC enjoy relationships with sister churches in the International Partnership of Fundamental Baptist Ministries. Rejoice as a new partner has been added to the IPFBM—Bangladesh Tribal Association of Baptist Churches, led by Asai Tripura, president, in Cox’s Bazar.

Regular Baptists around the Country

March Events

1, 2: WARBC ladies’ scrapbooking retreat, Camp Fairwood, Westfield, Wis.
2, 3: Worship Connect Conference, First Baptist Church, Silvis, Ill.
3: EMARBC Men Modeling the Master Seminar, First Baptist Church, Lapeer, Mich.
6—April 3: Biblical Counseling Ministries, Strengthening Marriages and Families class, Grace Baptist Church, Plover, Wis.
9, 10: GRARBC Church Ministries Conference, Calvary Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, Mich.
9, 10: IARBC Timothy Retreat, Iowa Regular Baptist Camp, Ventura, Iowa
12: MARBC camp development banquet, Lakeland Baptist Church, Gilbert, Minn.
17: Kansas, Western Missouri, Oklahoma Talents For Christ competition, Olivet Baptist Church, Westwood, Kan.
23, 24: Arizona ARBC spring conference, Calvary Baptist Church, Mesa, Ariz.
23, 24: Empire State Fellowship youth seminars—4 locations: Marilla, Horseheads, Norwich, and East Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
31: Illinois and Eastern Missouri Talents For Christ competition, Berean Baptist Church, Bunker Hill, Ill.
31: Iowa Talents For Christ competition, Hagerman Baptist Church, Waterloo, Iowa

GARBC Staff Itineraries


John Greening
2, 3: Worship Connect conference, First Baptist Church, Silvis, Ill.
13: Calumet pastors fellowship, Central Baptist Church, Hobart, Ind.
18: Northridge Church, Rochester, N.Y.
19, 20: 16:5 Conference, Northridge Church, Rochester, N.Y.
25: First Baptist Church, Grundy Center, Iowa

Alex Bauman
9, 10: GRARBC Church Ministries Conference, Calvary Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Chris Hindal
18: Bible Baptist Church, Parkersburg, W. Va.
19, 20: ABWE board meeting, Harrisburg, Pa.
25: Monongah Baptist Church, Monongah, W. Va.
26: Appalachian Bible College chapel, Mount Hope, W. Va.

John Murdoch
2–14:  Togo, West Africa, ministering in local churches and military installations

Michael Nolan
11: Fox Valley Baptist Church, Dundee, Ill.
13: Baptist Church Planters, Grafton, Ohio
25: Calvary Community Baptist Church, Northglenn, Colorado