Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 160th Anniversary

Missionary Baptist Church has been a part of the Carlisle community since 1858.  On Sunday, April 29th, 2018, the church will be celebrating its 160th anniversary.  Everyone is welcome.  The Sunday School hour will begin at 9:30 by taking a trip down memory and will culminate with a re-dedication of the original church bell at 10:15. The worship service at 10:45 will feature special music and a message by Rev Dwight DePenning.  At 12:30, lunch, catered by Hickory Park, will be served at the Carlisle

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Ministry House Available

We recently received a letter with a generous offer to share with you!  Here is the content of the letter: Greetings in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I trust this letter finds you faithfully serving our Lord and rejoicing in His continued goodness. My wife, Priscilla, and I have had a burden to help ministry couples for quite some time.  We are excited to write and inform you of a

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Couples Retreat Recordings Available

John Street of Master’s Seminary joined many couples at the Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston in early February for a very encouraging look at ‘God’s Design for Marriage.’ Recorded audio of the sessions is available at calvarymp.org/couples-retreat. Next year’s speaker and dates to be announced.

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Across Iowa 3/13/18

Dear IARBC family, “The IARBC (Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches) works together to carry out the Great Commission and to stimulate Biblically effective ministries.” The above is the Mission Statement of the IARBC. Each element is important: *The Great Commission-making disciples of Jesus Christ by going, baptizing and teaching until the end of the age). *Biblically effective ministries in and among our churches. *Working together. I have found that there are many examples in

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Grace Baptist Church of Emmetsburg Welcomes Assistant Pastor

Grace Baptist Church welcomed Rob Tahtinen, his wife Stephanie, and their three children to Emmetsburg, Iowa, on December 4, 2017. Rob graduated from Baptist Bible Seminary (PA) in 2008 and is serving as the Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Ministry. Before coming to Iowa, Rob served in churches in Michigan and South Carolina. Rob and Stephanie met while they were camp counselors in Michigan and got married in 2006 at the same camp. In

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Special Update – Russ Farrell

Retired pastor Russ Farrell entered heaven on February 8, 2018 after being diagnosed with bone cancer in January. Russ accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior in 1938 at the age of 10 at Grandview Park Baptist Church. He committed his life to Christ in 1949 and graduated from Omaha Baptist Bible College in 1957. Russ, along with his wife, Merilyn, served the Lord in a variety of capacities including as Pastor at Adelphi

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