Anchor Baptist Church Celebrates Launch Sunday

As of January 6th, 2019, Grandview Park Baptist Church officially launched their new name, Anchor Baptist Church. The church marked the transition by holding special services. State Representative Tim Capon, who is also a member of Anchor Baptist Church, challenged the congregation during the first service to embrace what God would have them to do as they faced change. (You can listen to the message here.) Following the Anchor theme, the children’s choir led the

Continue reading »

First Baptist Church of Monroe Welcomes Pastor Josh Palma

First Baptist Church of Monroe welcomed a new pastor at the beginning of 2019. Pastor Josh Palma, his wife Lindsay, and their two girls came to Monroe from Illinois where Josh had served as the associate pastor of music and discipleship at First Baptist Church in Pana. Pastor Palma began the process in June 2018 and candidated the weekend of October 7th. During that weekend, he spent time with church members, taught Sunday School, preached,

Continue reading »

CBC Hosts Creation Museum/Ark Encounter Trip

Calvary Baptist Church of Dysart is planning a trip to the Creation Museum & Ark Encounter March 27-30 and is extending the invitation to others to join them. The cost is $200 per person which includes transportation in two 15 passenger shuttles, 3 nights in a hotel, both attractions, & breakfast at the hotel. If you are interested, please call or email Pastor Daniel Hartwig (319-939-8835 or dnlhartwig@gmail.com) before March 11th. Space is limited to 30 people

Continue reading »

CBC Annual Ski Trip

Calvary Baptist Church would like to invite anyone who is interested to join them on their Annual Church Ski Trip to Sundown Mountain in Dubuque on Friday, February 15th. Enjoy God’s creation & get some great exercise while fellowshipping with others! The cost is $41 which includes lift ticket, rental, & group lesson or $24 for just a lift ticket if you have your own equipment. Meet at Sundown when the slopes open at 10 AM (or later if you can’t make it then) &

Continue reading »

2019 IRBC Winter Retreats

Deadlines to sign up for IRBC’s winter retreats are quickly approaching!  Visit the camp website for the Winter Meltdown and Jr. FreezeOut dates and links to register.  Register and pre-order your Meltdown/FreezeOut t-shirts by your deadline and get the special pre-order price of $5! (Shirts sold during the retreat will be $10 in the store!)

Continue reading »

Refresh Retreat 2018 Recap

Refresh Retreat 2018 Recap Pastor Daniel Hartwig, Calvary Baptist Church, Dysart, IA On October 4-5th, 22 couples enjoyed another refreshing time at our 7th Annual Pastors & Wives Refresh Retreat at Iowa Regular Baptist Camp. As always, the fellowship was sweet, the food delicious, the giveaways and discounts appreciated, the singing uplifting, the message encouraging, and the Q&A enlightening. Pastor Daniel Hartwig from Dysart, led the retreat this year and gave away many free books

Continue reading »