24 Evangelistic Leaders’ Workshop at Connection Community, Chicago. Pastors/Leaders share best practices, strategies and processes; learn from and network with other evangelism-hearted pastors. (217) 391-3131, TimSadler@IBSA.org.
20 Easter Sunday
25-26 Youth Ministry Retreat at the IBSA Building, Springfield. Led by John Howard, FBC O’Fallon, and Greg Braswell, Rochester FBC. Register by April 18: TimSadler@IBSA.org.
1 Evangelistic Leaders’ Workshop at West Union Cafe, West Union, Ill. TimSadler@IBSA.org
1-3 Women’s Missions Celebration at FBC Marion. See www.IBSA.org/womensmissions
2 Youth Ministry Worker Connection, Aurelio’s Pizza, Bourbonnais, 6 p.m. RSVP to JennaNickelson@IBSA.org by noon April 28.
2 Singing Churchmen Retreat, IBSA Building, Springfield. Participants will perform in concert May 3. DebbieMuller@IBSA.org
3 Worship Leaders Retreat, IBSA Building, Springfield. See www.IBSA.org/Worship
3 Churches of Strength Conference at Bethel, Bourbonnais; 8 a.m. to noon. See www.IBSA.org/CST
5 plantMIDWEST on The Gospel and Money. Chicago: Armitage Baptist Church, DennisConner@IBSA.org. St. Louis: August Gate, CharlesCampbell@IBSA.org.
11 BCHFS Mother’s Day Offering. Go to www.bchfs.com for more information.
12-13 IBSA Golf Scramble, Oak Terrace Resort, Pana. Pastors, church staff and leaders can bring their own foursome or join a team. www.IBSA.org/Church_Health
16-17 Mother/Daughter Camp, Lake Sallateeska and Streator camps. 4:30 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $75 for moms, free for daughters. www.IBSA.org/Children
May 16-17 Collegiate Ministry Workshop, IBSA Building, Springfield. This event is designed to help all collegiate ministry leaders - from campus ministers to Sunday School teachers - to better advance the Gospel and make disciples. This workshop will equip you for collegiate ministry through peer learning, teaching from experts, and exposure to fresh resources. Register now at http://tinyurl.com/cmwstart.
22-26 Rally to Ridgecrest. Motorcyclists leave at 9:30 a.m. May 22 from Mt. Vernon, and the group will return after the annual conference in North Carolina. www.IBSA.org/Motorcycle
23-24 Men of Valor, Lake Sallateeska. For young men in grades 7-12; teaching the biblical definition of manhood through warrior-type games. Contact Scott Slone at (618) 303-2130 or email@example.com.