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Association Updates: January 2013

Introducing the Regular Baptist Web CommunityAnnouncing Regular Baptist Web Community
Ministry enrichment in, ministry enrichment out! When you learn, the people affected by your leadership benefit. As you pray for the Lord’s use of your ministry and grow professionally, great things can happen. The GARBC presents Regular Baptist Web Community—a place where ministry leaders can connect and gain instruction. Step into the web community; you’ll feel right at home! Learning labs begin next week. Sign up now.

Coming Soon: 2013 GARBC Conference Brochure
Check your postal service mail at the end of January for the 2013 GARBC Conference brochure (and don’t let your office assistant throw it out!). Not only will you find conference info, but also information on Council of Eighteen and service award nominations. Even if you are not able to attend the GARBC Conference on June 24–28, you will find opportunities in the brochure to participate in the association. Your input matters!

Connect at “Worship Connect
Plan now to attend “Worship Connect 2013,” to be held March 1 and 2 at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, Waterloo, Iowa. “Worship Connect” is a regional conference spearheaded by Pastor Jon Jenks of Calvary Baptist Church, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., and Pastor Will Hatfield of CrossRoad Baptist Church, Ames, Iowa. It is designed to bring local church ministry teams together. Attend and enjoy . . .

  • strengthening your inner life in Jesus Christ,
  • passionately worshiping Jesus Christ,
  • building connections with churches and their ministry teams, and
  • sharpening ministry skills with practical projects that will impact ministries.

Register now.

Baptist Network Northwest Prayer Summit
Do you minister in the Northwest? Take advantage of the opportunity to focus on prayer during the “Draw Near” pastors’ prayer summit to be held Jan. 28–30 at Camp Gilead, Carnation, Wash. Register online.

Regular Baptists around the Country

6, 7: Biblical Counseling Ministries class, “Theology of Biblical Counseling,” Grace Baptist Church, Plover, Wis.
8: Il-MO ARBC central pastors’ fellowship, Riverside Baptist Church, Decatur, Ill.
10: IL-MO Quad Cities pastors’ fellowship, Silvis Heights Baptist Church, Silvis, Ill.
11–13: IL-MO high school winter camp, Camp Manitoumi, Lowland, Ill.
13, 14: WARBC men’s prayer summit, Berea Baptist Church, Stevens Point, Wis.
15: Garden State fellowship meeting, First Baptist Church, Hackensack, N.J.
17–Feb. 21: Biblical Counseling Ministries class, “Topical Applications of Biblical Counseling,” Grace Baptist Church, Plover, Wis.
18: Chicago area pastors’ fellowship, Village Baptist Church, Aurora, Ill.
18: Chicago area church planters’ meeting, Village Baptist Church, Aurora, Ill.
20, 21: Baptist Network Northwest junior high Snowblast, Camp Gilead, Carnation, Wash.
21–23: CARBC Christian Workers’ Retreat, Cambria, Calif.
25, 26: AARBC youth winter retreat, Open Door Baptist Church, Prescott Valley, Ariz.
26: NARBC Teen Winter Games, Gretna Baptist Church and Mahoney State Park, Gretna, Neb.
26: IARBC teens’ Monopoly Madness, Nevada Baptist Church, Nevada, Iowa
28–3o: Baptist Network Northwest pastors’ prayer summit, Camp Gilead, Carnation, Wash.

GARBC Staff Itineraries

John Greening
6: Silvis Heights Baptist Church, Silvis, Ill.
8–11: Grace Baptist Bible College, Winston-Salem, N.C.
28, 29: Baptist Bible College and Seminary board meeting, Clarks Summit, Pa.

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

Chris Hindal
6: Grace Baptist Church, Washington, Ind.
13: Calvary Baptist Church, Highland, Ind.
20: Tri-Lakes Baptist Church, Columbia City, Ind.

John Murdoch
7:  Indiana State Capitol prayer meeting to open the 2013 legislative session
12–19: COMMIS, BOP, NCMAF, ECVAC, AFCB, and CALL annual meetings, Washington, D.C.; visiting chaplains and chief of chaplains of each branch
27: Sunrise Valley Baptist Church, San Jose, Calif. (a.m.)
27: First Baptist Community Church, Monte Sereno, Calif. (p.m.)
28–Feb. Visiting chaplains in California and Washington (joint base Lewis/McCord)

Michael Nolan
18, 19: Consultation, Temple Baptist Church, Lincoln, Neb.
20: Temple Baptist Church, Lincoln, Neb.