Save the dates! Get the 2016 IBSA calendar

2016 IBSA Calendar dates are available now! Start planning for next year's VBS Clinics, camps, leadership events and more.

2016 IBSA Calendar Published 10-02-15

2015 IBSA Calendar Revised 07-28-15

Resource Fall 2015

If you would prefer a Microsoft Excel version of the IBSA calendar, please e-mail

IBSA Calendar of Events

October 1-31: Cooperative Program Emphasis Month

Go to for resources.


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.



October 23-24: Children’s Ministry Resource Conference featuring 2015 VBS Preview

What: Become familiar with children’s ministry resources and learn how to start a children’s ministry. Churches with existing programs will be challenged to make their ministries even more effective.

Where: IBSA Building, Springfield and Pleasant Hill BC, Mt. Vernon




November 2: Plant St. Louis

What: Meeting to plan and implement strategy to start churches in the St. Louis area.

Where: St. Louis



November 4: Plant Chicago

What: Meeting to plan and implement strategy to start churches in the Chicago area.

Where: Chicago



November 6-7: AWSOM Conference

What: AWSOM (Amazing Women Serving Our Maker) is a conference for girls in grades 7-12.

Where: IBSA Building, Springfield



November 10-11: IBSA Pastors’ Conference

What: Preaching conference for pastors

Where: Marion First Baptist



November 11: Minsters’ Wives Luncheon

What: Conference and luncheon for all ministers’ wives

Where: Marion First Baptist

Contact: Judy Taylor (618) 499-0069


November 11-12: IBSA Annual Meeting

What: The 109th IBSA Annual Meeting will feature the annual sermon by Bob Dickerson, pastor, Marion First Baptist.

Where: Marion First Baptist




November 29-December 6: Week of Prayer for Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

What: Missions offering for international missions


Church Resources Church Planting Disaster Relief Communications Illinois Baptist Camps Business
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          


Illinois Baptist State Association | (217) 786-2600 Phone | (217) 585-1029 Fax | 3085 Stevenson Drive, Springfield, Illinois 62703
© Copyright 2015, Illinois Baptist State Association. All rights reserved.