CBC Annual Ski Trip

Calvary Baptist Church would like to invite anyone who is interested to join them on their Annual Church Ski Trip to Sundown Mountain in Dubuque on Friday, February 15th. Enjoy God’s creation & get some great exercise while fellowshipping with others! The cost is $41 which includes lift ticket, rental, & group lesson or $24 for just a lift ticket if you have your own equipment. Meet at Sundown when the slopes open at 10 AM (or later if you can’t make it then) &

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2019 IRBC Winter Retreats

Deadlines to sign up for IRBC’s winter retreats are quickly approaching!  Visit the camp website for the Winter Meltdown and Jr. FreezeOut dates and links to register.  Register and pre-order your Meltdown/FreezeOut t-shirts by your deadline and get the special pre-order price of $5! (Shirts sold during the retreat will be $10 in the store!)

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Refresh Retreat 2018 Recap

Refresh Retreat 2018 Recap Pastor Daniel Hartwig, Calvary Baptist Church, Dysart, IA On October 4-5th, 22 couples enjoyed another refreshing time at our 7th Annual Pastors & Wives Refresh Retreat at Iowa Regular Baptist Camp. As always, the fellowship was sweet, the food delicious, the giveaways and discounts appreciated, the singing uplifting, the message encouraging, and the Q&A enlightening. Pastor Daniel Hartwig from Dysart, led the retreat this year and gave away many free books

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Horton Baptist Hosts Singles’ Event

On November 10th, Horton Baptist Church of Waverly, IA hosted their first IARBC Singles’ Event! There was an encouraging turnout of 13 singles from around the state, even on a cold night. The event began at approximately 2:00pm with games and refreshments in the parsonage basement. After a few hours of activity, Pastor Stephen share a brief devotional from 1 Thessalonians 5 on prayer.  After the devotional, the singles enjoyed a BBQ dinner provided and

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Northridge Baptist Church Celebrates God’s Faithful Provision

Northridge Baptist Church celebrated God’s faithful, ongoing provision in paying off the mortgage in 2018 with the burning of a symbolic mortgage note on Sunday, November 11, 2018. This was a major accomplishment that evidences God’s power and faithfulness. The church, in a period of quick growth shortly after its inception, acquired its building. The older building needed a lot of work, but the growing congregation was committed to the challenge. The church then faced

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Hope and Help for Victims of Domestic Abuse

“Oppressed, hurting women continue to look for help and safety, but there is a disconnection between their need and provision. Women are seeking help. Pastors love their flock. Church leaders, many of whom are volunteers, want to help. Individuals are concerned. Why, then, are women failing to find help in local churches? What prevents our churches from effectively helping women who are abused by their husbands?”  In her new book, Sanctuary, Sydney Millage (member of Faith

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