Events Calendar

Helping you enrich your missions and ministries

February 15-24 |Gypsy Smith School | Bucharest, Romania

Matt Vandagriff, Kirkwood Baptist Church, and Matthew Broyles, recently from Edwardsville, IL, are the faculty for the first session of the Gypsy Smith School in Bucharest, Romania. During the week they will work with up to 25 Roma/gypsy pastors from throughout the country. Together there will be learning, fellowship and inspiration.  2018 marks the 8th year of partnership between CBF Heartland ministers, CBF Global Missions, and Project Ruth. Your prayers for all involved is appreciated. To learn more about 2019 opportunities, contact Harold Phillips.


March 9 (Friday) |Ministerial Excellence Seminar | Columbia, Missouri

Student debt, basic budget skills, planning for retirement, health insurance options, compensation packages — each and all are part of what ministers wrestle with in addition to their vocational calling. Join us for a one-day seminar with an outstanding faculty.  Invited persons include all ministers involved with CBF Heartland and a trusted congregational layperson advocate. Hosted by First Baptist Church, Columbia. Cost is $10 per person with a $40 maximum per church (includes lunch). Sponsored and made possible by the Estate of Jim and June York. 


May 25 – June 4| Roma Road Partnership Visit | Vazec, Slovakia

A group returns to the wonderful village of Vazec, nestled in the foothills of the Grand Tatras. We will work with Jekh Drom (One Way), the local ministry that impacts the Roma population and alongside Shane and Dianne McNary (CBF field personnel). Our days will consist of work in the local school (English language classes), afternoons with Roma kids from the osada (settlement), and evenings with various groups. Cost is $3000 and includes all expenses (round-trip air, trip medical insurance, meals, lodging, and ground transportation. For more information and specifics, please contact Harold Phillips.  Group size is limited.