Rand Hummel to Speak at Men’s Prayer Advance

Get refreshed and motivated in prayer! Join us on February 1-2, 2019 at Spring Valley Bible Camp 2858 180th St, Muscatine, IA 52761 2019 Men’s Prayer Advance with Rand Hummel Cost: $30 (includes lodging, Friday supper, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday pizza lunch) Please sign up in advance by clicking the link below. Bring payment to the camp lodge check-in desk when you arrive. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019. Friday evening supper

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Men’s Retreat Recap

Men’s Retreat Recap By Craig Logemann First Baptist Church of Guthrie Center did a great job of hosting the Men’s Retreat this year.  Our special speaker was Russ Crowe from International Falls, Minnesota.   In addition to be a gifted speaker, he is well known for his skills as a fisherman.  He is the founder of Fishing for Men Ministries.  His messages focused on ways to care for the local church.  We were challenged to have

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Jared Segerstrom Ordination

On Tuesday, October 9th, Jared Segerstrom was ordained at Soteria Des Moines. Jared has served faithfully at Soteria for over eight years in many capacities including middle school ministry, director of high school ministry, and on staff as a pastoral assistant. On Sunday, October 14th, we voted to call Jared as a pastor/elder/bishop of Soteria Des Moines. We are thankful for all the ways God has used Jared in the life of our church to

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Women’s Renew Conference 2018 Recap

Last month, over 500 women from around (and beyond) the state of Iowa descended upon IRBC for a weekend of RENEWal! From sessions to snacks, crafts to coffee, and so much more: there was encouragement to be found all weekend in a variety of ways at the IARBC Women’s Renew Conference 2018. The Ministry of the Word Through the sessions and workshops, attendees were provided Biblicial instruction and help in several areas. Friday workshop topics

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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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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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