Pastor Bunge retires from Emannuel Baptist

After 47 total years of service, Pastor Dan Bunge retired from pastoral ministry on August 26th. Before coming to Emmanuel Baptist in Des Moines several years ago, Dan and his wife, Charlotte, had previously served churches in Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York. To celebrate and honor their years of ministry, the church hosted a special meal following their morning service with a devotional by State Representative Tim Capon. Please pray for the church family as

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Free Chair Lift

First Baptist Church of Bloomfield has a fully functional chair lift for stairs that is no longer in use.  A truck and/or open trailer would be necessary to move it.  ECONOL Stair-Ride 100A , Capacity 400 lbs. Please contact Pastor Matt Froah for more details. mcfroah@gmail.com (641) 840-0937

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Pastor Michael Ryan Ordained

On July 21st, Pocahontas Regular Baptist Church held an ordination council for Associate Pastor Michael Ryan. Rev. Jeriah Shank was the moderator and Rev. Doug Farrell was the secretary. About 11 people were there and the council  recommended ordination.  On July 22nd, the church approved the recommendation and formally ordained Pastor Ryan, with Mike Crawford and Dr. Dean Taylor being the speakers at the service. Congratulations to Pastor Ryan and Pocahontas Regular Baptist Church!  

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Used Hymnals Available

Faith Baptist in Fort Dodge has about 80 used hymnals available for a church.  If you are interested in  “Praise: Our Songs and Hymns”, published by Brentwood-Benson in 1976, please contact Mike Crawford at michael.v.crawford@gmail.com, or fbcfd@frontiernet.net.

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