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2017 MARBC Annual Conference to be held on October 30-31 in Grand Rapids

You are encouraged to join us for this special event that features challenging biblical exposition, practical ministry ideas, and rich fellowship. The conference will focus upon the biblical church dynamics identified in the MARBC’s core values.

This year’s conference features speakers who currently serve as pastors in MARBC churches from various regions of the state.

 

 

Conference Schedule

 

Register here for the MARBC Conference registration

Register here for the MARBC Conference.  Fill out the registration form below.

https://form.jotform.us/72485126384158

Once you complete the form, you can submit the registration fee on the MARBC home page (Donate with PayPal). You may utilize PayPal or a credit card to pay the registration fee.

 

 

MARBC Day of Prayer scheduled for Sunday, October 29

The Eleventh Annual MARBC Day of Prayer is scheduled for Sunday, October 29.  The Day of Prayer is held just prior to the MARBC Conference so that there can be a special prayer focus on behalf of the conference. It is also held during a time when churches give thanks to God for their pastors during Pastor Appreciation Month.

You are encouraged to join sister churches in our state for a day focusing upon united prayer for one another and our partnering ministries.

We suggest that your church designate time during the morning and/or evening services to pray for the churches, pastors, camps, missionaries, and ministries of the MARBC. Pray also for sister churches in your area.

Some churches choose to receive a special love offering on behalf of the MARBC. The MARBC ministry office and Executive Director are supported by the love gifts from churches in the fellowship. Your special offering would be greatly appreciated as the state association enters a new budget year and continues to improve its ministry income base.

Day of Prayer resources, including bulletin inserts, prayer related articles, and prayer requests, are available to download from this website.

You may also find this three part series of articles helpful, written by Ken Floyd for the Baptist Bulletin:

PDF Download The Effective Prayer of a Righteous Church

PDF Download Practical Ways to Make Prayer Happen

PDF Download Three Additional Prayer Tools

 

Upcoming MARBC Regional Association meetings

Speaking and Ministry Schedule

Ken Floyd ministry photo 2011

Ken Floyd, MARBC Ministry Director

Ken is scheduling Sunday speaking ministries in 2018 and beyond. He is available to share in special ministry seminars, consultations, and pastoral search orientations.


Ken’s upcoming itinerary:

October 23-25 OARBC Annual Conference, Shawnee Hills Baptist Church, Jamestown, OH

October 29 First Baptist Church, Mount Pleasant, MI

October 30-31 MARBC 75th Annual Conference, Forest Hills Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, MI

November 7 CMARBC (central association) quarterly meeting, First Baptist Church, Carson City, MI

November 9 SMARBC (southern association) quarterly meeting, Grace Baptist Church, Marshall, MI

November 12 Faith Baptist Church, Cheboygan, MI

November 19 Monon Baptist Church, Monon, IN

December 3 Jibson Immanuel Baptist Church, Muskegon, MI

Contact Ken for speaking and ministry information

We are extremely grateful for your prayer support as Ken and Sharon travel and minister.

Remembering George Dwelley, Pastor of Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church in Shingleton

George Dwelley. George Dwelley (69), pastor of Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church in Shingleton (U.P.), entered the presence of his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 9. He had recently been diagnosed with liver cancer.

Following a career in criminal justice, including time as a Corrections Officer for the State of Michigan, George retired and became the pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in 2009. He also served as the morning host of a local radio program, “George in the Morning,” since 2010 and used this platform to connect with the community and share the Gospel.

Please join us in prayer on behalf of George’s wife of 49 years, Sandy, his three children, eight grandchildren, and the Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church family.

MARBC students receive Talents for Christ scholarships