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Being God's Givere-INFOFebruary 2009

Putting Others First: February 2009

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Pastor’s Family Loses Home in Fire

Pastor Ken and Denise McMillen, pastor and wife of  Wall Lake Baptist Church (IA) recently lost their home through a fire. By God’s provision, the McMillens and their ten children were unharmed. Please pray for the McMillens as they work through the steps of temporary housing and rebuilding and for opportunities for their family to share their testimony in the community.

The Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches has set up a fund for donations to the McMillen family. Checks to the IARBC Philippian Providers Fund can be mailed to:

Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches
110 SE Grant, Suite 201
Ankeny, Iowa 50021
Read more: Baptist Bulletin

Church Team Needed for Teen Camp

Camp Hosanna, Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, is in need of a church team to put on a teen camp, July 20-25. The number of teens attending the camp is 15-20. If your church is able to assist Camp Hosanna in this missions endeavor, please contact Rev. Dale Schatz  as soon as possible: ; (479)855-9660.

Service Opportunities for Teens

Would you like to build the pattern of service into your teens’ lives? Church Aid offers the opportunity for youth groups to serve churches and have fun too! Pastor Steve Strong and Lance Augsburger are organizing efforts for youth groups to help and encourage churches in Ohio before or after the GARBC Annual Conference in Elyria, Ohio, June 22-26. If you are interested in connecting students with a church, please contact Pastor Steve, at Grace Baptist in Westlake, OH, (440)333-4515 or Lance, at Faith Baptist Bible College, (515) 964-0601.

Honoring God’s Servants

Has your life been impacted by  a dedicated believer who serves faithfully in the local church? The GARBC is seeking individuals who are role models of godly living and serving.They will be recognized at the 2009 GARBC Annual Conference in Elyria, Ohio, June 22-26. Won’t you take time to pay tribute to someone who has impacted your walk with the Lord and has served actively in the local church? Nominate that individual for the 2009 GARBC Annual Service Award!