8th Annual Sportsman’s Dinner

Saturday, February 3rd at 5:30 PM Hosted By: Altoona Regular Baptist Church 803 3rd Ave. SW, Altoona This is a free event, but seating is limited. Please RSVP 515-967-2434 Altoona Regular Baptist Church invites you to our 8th Annual Sportsman’s Dinner. Steve Little, from Baptist Church Planters, will be our speaker this year. This is an evangelistic event and every year we see professions of faith. Bring a van load of outdoor enthusiasts and come to

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Regional Worship Connect Conference

Regional Worship Connect Conference February 5-6, 2018 @ Harvest New Beginnings, Oswego, IL Shepherding — Refocusing Our Purpose Like most pastors, you have likely found yourself crazy busy. You finished off 2017 strong, and started 2018 with a punch. Your expectations and goals have been set, but perhaps the expectations of others have been made known- demanding your time and immediate attention. Your calendar is mostly filled up for the year. The projects to be

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Across Iowa 12/29/17

Happy New Year to our IARBC Family, I am sitting in our family room, looking outside past our Christmas tree. A light snow is falling on a blanket of snow from earlier in the week. It is cold, but the wind is light (a nice change) making the dry snow swirl before it gently lands on the ground. It is absolutely beautiful. I no longer dream of a white Christmas, and I am very happy

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Couples Retreat

Thrive as a couple in the middle of this winter with an encouraging, quick weekend retreat in the cozy Stoney Creek Inn. Let your marriage flourish with a great atmosphere of fellowship and worship, and an edifying time of learning — or being reminded of— God’s design for marriage with Dr. John Street of Master’s Seminary. Below are promotional materials and a print registration form. You/your church may use these materials to promote the event–

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Across Iowa 12/22/17

  Merry Christmas to our IARBC family, Every year Sandy & I send out a good number of Christmas cards. It is a pretty big project and it takes a bit of time to complete. But we like doing it as it is one way of staying connected with many of the people that the Lord has brought into our lives. And it reminds us that life and ministry is about people. That was the

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Special Update: Judy Merchant

Judy Merchant, wife of retired pastor Rev. Dan Merchant, passed away on Thursday, December 21st, 2017 following a long battle with cancer. The Merchants served at Cedar Street Baptist Church in Tipton prior to retiring to Dysart after Judy was diagnosed with cancer. During her life of service to the Lord, Judy particularly enjoyed women’s and children’s ministries. A visitation will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Dysart from 4:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, December

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