Category: News

Walnut Ridge Baptist Church Celebrates 125 Years

Walnut Ridge Baptist Church has been serving Waterloo and the greater Cedar Valley since 1896! Over the years God has demonstrated His hand in many ways. They are celebrating His Faithfulness in an anniversary event October 2-3rd 2021. Please find the attached outline of the weekend of their event.  Those interested in attending the Saturday evening banquet must RSVP.

*IARBC pastors are invited to be guests at the Saturday evening banquet.

Please contact the church office with any questions.

Pastor Chris Lowe Installation Service

CrossRoad Baptist Church in Ames is pleased to invite you to the Installation Service for Pastor Chris Lowe on August 22 at 9:15 AM. There will be a card basket and refreshments following the service. Please consider joining them as they rejoice in God’s gifts to their church!

Keith Kobelia Ordination Council


Faith Baptist Church in Cambridge would like to extend an invitation to the IARBC churches to join the ordination council for Keith Kobelia on August 7th at 9:00 am. A luncheon will be held following the council. If you plan to attend, please RSVP by July 30th with the number of attendees from your church or ministry.

Lord willing, Faith Baptist Church will also host an ordination service on Sunday, August 8th at 3:30 pm.

Further information may be found in the invitation letter.



Faith’s 100-Year Anniversary Celebration

Everyone is welcome to join Faith Baptist Bible College & Theological Seminary in the “Celebration of the Century”!

Faith Baptist Bible College turns 100 years old on September 28, 2021, and we want you to help us celebrate! Mark your calendars for the Celebration of the Century on Friday, October 8, 2021, and join us for an incredible afternoon and evening of fun and fellowship.

The Celebration of the Century is just one of many events during Homecoming Weekend, so make your plans to visit campus during this historic occasion. Friday’s activities will feature alumni gatherings, food trucks, bouncy houses for children, Faith Eagles soccer and volleyball matches in the afternoon, an outdoor concert in the evening, fireworks at dusk, and alumni volleyball games.

In order to gauge an approximate number of people who may be in attendance Friday evening, we invite you to RSVP through this link. This event is free to the public, and no RSVP is necessary, but it will help us in planning.

Find out more on our web page at We can’t wait to see you there!