Congratulations to these individuals in Central Region who were recognized at Open Bible Church’s national convention for…
50 Years of Consecutive Service as Credentialed Ministers
Clayton B. Crosby, Carl Junction, MO
Wymetta S Crull, Machesney Park, IL
Robert R. Weikert, Iowa Falls, IA
25 Years of Service as Credentialed Ministers
J. Randol Beary, Mount Pleasant, IA
Corinne De Hamer, Ankeny, IA
Eric Holdeman, Spirit Lake, IA
Joyce Hunsaker, Clear Lake, IA
Ralph McKay, Bussey, IA
Josh Moede, Des Moines, IA
Robin Pfadenhauer, Waukee, IA
Jason Siebert, Hopedale, IL
Congratulations to these churches in Central Region who were recognized at Open Bible Church’s national convention for…
Top 10 Highest MVP Giving Churches:
#3 First Church, Des Moines, IA- Pastor Josh Bingaman $50,945.00
#5 First Church, Clear Lake, IA- Pastor Will Hunsaker $44,031.33
#9 Sunshine, Des Moines, IA- Pastor Aaron Keller $36,637.89
#10 First Church, Freeport, IL- Pastor Derrick Strickland $30,069.75
Top 10 Per Capita Giving (per person; per week) Churches:
#1 First Church, Freeport, IL- Pastor Derrick Strickland $15.22
#6 Sunshine, Des Moines, IA- Pastor Aaron Keller $6.18
#8 First Church, Des Moines, IA- Pastor Josh Bingaman $5.60
Congratulations to these individuals in Central Region recently received credentials with Open Bible Churches
Rachelle Harris– Pella, IA Certified License
Teya McDougal– Richfield, MN Certified License
Stephanie Perez– Loves Park, IL Certified License
Skyler Sanford– Des Moines, IA Certified License
Jon Cassell– Freeport, IL Basic License
Katie Henaman– Clear Lake, IA Basic License
Heather Hunsaker– Tijuana, Mexico Basic License
Travis Hunsaker– Tijuana, Mexico Basic License
Eric Pluff– Clear Lake, IA Basic License
Shenna Pluff– Clear Lake, IA Basic License
Paul & Pam Hughes, senior pastor at Point of Grace in Ottumwa, IA, celebrated 50 years of marriage on Sunday, May 28, 2023! They were married on June 1, 1973.
Skyler Sanford (Ft. Des Moines Open Bible) and Carrie Fritz (First Church in Des Moines) graduated from Open Bible College in May 2023!
INSTE celebrates 40th anniversary! Congratulations! This valuable ministry has discipled many believers and developed many leaders in Open Bible Churches and beyond. Check out their page at https://inste.org/anniversary.aspx.
Dorothy H. Beaird, mother of Jon (Sue) Beaird, retired and actively serving at Canvas Church, Bentonville, AR, was memorialized at a service June 10, 2023 at Open Bible Christian Center, Rapid City, SD, her home church for many years. Dorothy passed away October 31, 2022 and here is a link to her obituary Here’s the link to Dorothy Beaird’s actual obituary.
Marilyn Rae Grandon, mother of Dave (Mary) Grandon who is senior pastor at Christ Community Church in Manchester, IA and serves as the OBC NE Iowa/MN District Director, passed away June 8, 2023. Service was held on Monday, June 12, 2023. Here is a link to her obituary You can view her obituary here.