John Mathew Begins Ministry in Reinbeck

    First Baptist Church of Reinbeck called John Mathew to be their pastor this past February 4th and he accepted that call on February 18th. Pastor Mathew had been providing pulpit supply for the church since the previous fall. For a while, Pastor Mathew and his family (his wife, Anna, and his daughters, Grace and Joy) traveled back and forth to Reinbeck while Pastor Mathew completed his obligations at FBBC, where he had been

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Rapids Street Baptist Calls Pastor Steve Picray

I am Pastor Steve Picray and this is my family. We are excited to move to Adel in June when I will become the pastor of the Rapids Street Baptist Church. We have been been living in the Indianapolis, Indiana area for the past 13 years and we are so thankful that God has given us the opportunity to minister to the people of Adel and the surrounding area. I am originally from the Des

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Pastor Chad Welch Ordination Council & Service

On April 14th, First Baptist Church of Farmington called an ordination council to examine Pastor Welch. The ordination council was moderated by Pastor Roger Hemmings from North Court Baptist Church in Ottumwa, with Pastor Matt Froah serving as secretary. Thirteen ministers from around the State joined the council (Matt Reno, Mike Hess, Bruce Thompson, Jake Saylor, Aaron Helterbran, John Brown, Barry Farlow, Andrew Counterman, Tim Capon, Simeon Counterman, Gordon Katsion, Earl Swigart, and Daniel Vance)

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Slater Baptist Calls Jeriah Shank

  Congratulations to Pastor Jeriah Shank and Slater Baptist Church on Jeriah’s recent call to become their new senior pastor!  After two and a half years without a pastor, Slater extended a call to Pastor Shank on April 22nd. Pastor Shank will conclude his ministry at First Baptist of Monroe on June 3rd and begin his new ministry at Slater Baptist on July 8. Please pray for First Baptist Monroe as they begin the process of

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