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2012 For Sake of Gospel

The OARBC is a home for independent, autonomous Baptist churches who desire to make a stronger stand for the Gospel in Ohio by partnering with likeminded churches.  The Ohio Association of Regular Baptist Churches invites you to check out our doctrinal statement and join with us if your church senses a doctrinal fit and likemindedness.



fitchville church plantThe GARBC welcomes Ohio Church Plant to the Association

The Fitchville Baptist Church of Fitchville, Ohio, Pastor Bill and Stephanie Wilson, were officially welcomed to the GARBC family on Thursday evening of the GARBC National Conference.  The Wilsons have been commissioned by the First Baptist Church of Lagrange. 

It was a great week at the GARBC National Conference in Fishers, Indiana, June 26-29, 2018.  John and Daria Greening were honored for their years of service as the National Representative as he retires and Mike and Christina Hess were appproved by the voting messengers and welcomed to their new role.

The Ohio Pizza gathering Thursday evening was a great time!

LIKE the oarbc - ohio association of regular baptist churches on facebook  to view more pictures from the conference.

 The JUNE issue of the LINK is on-line.  Click here to read and connect with news from the OARBC.

"God in our Problems:  Using Scripture to Address the Problems of Life"                           Fellowship Baptist Church, Dublin   Information/registration

First Baptist Church, Elyria

"It's All About the Gospel" More information coming soon. 

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Youth Activities

2016 Scholarship Ride - September 10, 2016 - Choose your trail

Saturate - a Fall Bible Conference for Youth - Run Simultaniously in four areas of the State

Simultaneously run in four areas of the state - Bowling Green, Canton, Northfield, and Portsmouth - www.oarbcsaturate.com - Goals: Keep it Close (Drive), Keep it Cheap (Price), Keep it Quick (5-8 pm), Provide a Meal, Provide a Shirt, and Provide a night of Excellent Preching, Worship, and Fellowship

Scholarship Opportunities

1) Ministry Scholarship - for a Young Person Pursuing Ministry

Monies are raised by the Bike for Youth Scholarship Ride. The recipient is determined by the State Representative and the Council of 12, based on the application and two recommendations. All paperwork must be turned in to the State Rep by October 1. See requirements and address below.

How to Apply - 3 Letters Necessary:

1. Write a letter of application and include the following:

- your testimony of salvation
- why you feel the Lord might be calling you into ministry
- the college or Bible school you plan to attend for training
- picture of riders who rode from your church or on your behalf
or list of people who sponsored your bike ride, if applicable

2. Request two letters of recommendation - please check to be sure these are turned in:

- one from a pastor in your church,
- one from another adult who can affirm your gifts and sense your call to ministry.

Application and Recommendations should be sent directly to:
Dr. David Warren, 360 College Hill Dr., Cedarville, OH 45314
OR Email to: warren@oarbc.org

2) TFC Scholarships

TFC scholarships are part of our state and national Talents for Christ competition. Competitions are held each spring in a variety of categories. More information is available at the www.garbctfc.org

TFC scholarships are awarded by various colleges.

April -Talents for Christ - State Competition - First Baptist Church, Elyria -www.TFCOHIO.wordpress.com - If you have further questions about this competition, you may contact State Director, Pastor David Burman, Jr. pastordave@firstbaptistniles.com

National competition in June -- www.GARBCTFC.org


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