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2016 IBSA Calendar Published 07-28-15

2015 IBSA Calendar Revised 07-28-15

Resource Fall 2015

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IBSA Calendar of Events

September 12: Living Proof Live Simulcast

What: Live stream of women’s Bible study event with Beth Moore

Where: IBSA Building, Springfield

When: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)

Cost: $10 per person for IBSA-affiliated churches; $15 for all others; includes lunch



September 12: Black Church Sunday School Celebration

Sponsored by LifeWay Christian Resources

Where: Broadview Missionary Baptist Church

When: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $29 per person



September 13-20: Mission Illinois Offering & Week of Prayer

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September 15: African American Worship Leaders’ Workshop

What: Training with Gospel music educator Roy Cotton, Jr., and Chicago minister of music and producer Andrae Ambrose

Where: Uptown Baptist, Chicago

When: 7-9 p.m.



September 18-19: Refresh

What: Regional training event for worship leaders, featuring special guest Travis Cottrell

Where: Hannibal-LaGrange University, Hannibal, Mo.

Cost: $50 for both days; $35 for one; $10 for students; maximum of $150 per church



September 19: Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services Fall Festival

Where: Residential Care Campus, Carmi



September 26: Church Library Conference

What: Training for media specialists

Where: IBSA Building, Springfield

When: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $20 per person



September 25-26: Illinois Changers

What: Hands-on missions experience for students in grades 7-12

Where: Lake Sallateeska Baptist Camp

Cost: $25 per person; $10 additional fee for lodging Saturday night



October 1-31: Cooperative Program Emphasis Month

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October 2-3: Children’s Missions Celebration

What: Missions-focused weekend for boys and girls in grades 1-6

Where: IBSA Building, Springfield

Cost: $15 per person for IBSA-affiliated churches; $20 all others



October 9-10: Disaster Relief Training

What: Classes in chainsaw, food prep, mudout, childcare, chaplaincy and more

Where: Lake Sallateeska Baptist Camp

Cost: $30 for new trainees, $10 for renewals



October 11: Youth Encounter

What: One-day conference for students in grades 7-12

Where: Hillcrest Baptist, Country Club Hills; Tabernacle Baptist, Decatur; Logan Street Baptist, Mt. Vernon

Cost: Until Oct. 8, $25 per person for IBSA affiliated churches, $30 all others. Dinner included. At the door: $30 per person.


November 10-11: IBSA Pastors' Conference - Marion First Baptist

November 11: Minsters' Wive's Luncheon - Marion

November 11-12: IBSA Annual Meeting - Marion First Baptist

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Church Health SEND Chicago Acts 1:8 Cooperative Program Lake Sallateeska Info Technology
Evangelism SEND St. Louis Mission Opportunities Illinois Baptist Streator Baptist Camp  
Kids Collegiate Ministry WMU Other Publications    
Students Zone Consultants        
Worship and Music          


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