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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.


Dave Perrott Installation Service

Calvary Baptist Church, Union, is pleased to announce that Pastor Dave and Wendy Perrott have accepted the call to their church in Union. Praise the Lord!

Dave was previously the Assistant Director of Buildings & Grounds at Faith Baptist Bible College for five years.  Previously, he served in pastoral ministry for 34 years, the last at Cincinnatus, New York.  The Perrotts have three grown children.

Calvary Baptist Church will be having a luncheon on Sunday, May 16th at noon. It will be followed by an Installation Service starting at 1:00 pm. Pastor Curt Fincham and our State Representative, Tim Capon, will be challenging attendees with God’s word during the service.

Calvary Baptist Church would like to welcome all those who can celebrate with them during this exciting time!

Calvary Baptist Church
404 Commercial Street
Union, IA 50258

Junior Taylor Ordination Council

True Bible Baptist Church is holding an Ordination Council to ordain Minister Junior Taylor. Minister Taylor has served as the Associate Pastor at True Bible Baptist Church since the fall of 2011. Minister Taylor holds his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Faith Baptist Bible College and his Master of Divinity degree from Faith Baptist Theological Seminary.

Along with other pastors, fellow ministers, and guest, the council will meet at True Bible Baptist Church in Des Moines Iowa, on Saturday June 5, at 9:00 a.m. Coffee and morning refreshments will be available at 8:30 a.m. as well as a luncheon following the council.

As the church prepares for the council and luncheon to follow, please RSVP the number of attendees from your church or ministry by Friday May 28. Minster Taylor is making his doctrinal statement available later to those who RVSP. You may request a digital copy when you fill out the RVSP form online. Printed copies of his doctrinal statement will also be available the day of the ordination council. To assist our use of time on June 5, we encourage attendees to take the opportunity to review the doctrinal statement ahead of time.

Lord willing, True Bible Baptist Church will host an ordination service on Sunday. June 6, at 4:00 pm.

To view True Bible Baptist Church’s full invitation letter, please click here.

2021 Annual Conference Recordings

It was wonderful to see everyone who made it to the Annual Conference this year! We look forward to seeing everyone again next year at Iowa Regular Baptist Camp for the IARBC 2022 Annual Conference! Here are links to access this year’s recorded sessions:

All main sessions are available here:
Audio Only:
Daniel Hartwig Workshop:
Mike Augsburger Workshop:
Fincham/Blunk Workshop:
Alne Hartog Workshop:
Angela Little Workshop:

Blair Ridge Baptist Church to Host Youth Conference

Think Like Christ Youth Conference 2021

Come join us April 17 2021 for our Think Like Christ Youth Conference

Conference will include Worship, Preaching, Workshops, and Games.  Lunch will also be provided.  Youth Conference is FREE of charge and is for Jr. High and High School aged youth.  Youth sponsors and parents are also invited to attend.

Also early-bird register by April 1st, 2021 to receiver a FREE shirt. Register here.

Check-in begins at 9:30 AM, April  17th, 2021. Conference will end at 6PM

Keynote speakers are: Dr. Nathan Oppman from The Family Leader and Pastor Thomas Osterkamp from Good New Baptist Church and Carl Kerby from Reasons for Hope

Workshops Speakers are: Dr. Nathan Oppman, Pastor Thomas and Lysandra Osterkamp, Carl Kerby, and Joel Willoughby