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AT COMMUNITY BIBLE CHURCH

We Embrace God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.
We Equip the body to live out the Gospel in all areas of life.
We Engage the church, the community, and the world with the hope and power of the Gospel.

WORSHIP


 
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WE GATHER EACH WEEK TO
WORSHIP, CONNECT, STUDY, AND GROW.

WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:30AM
Children's Church begins immediately after the congregational singing.
Nursery and mothers' room available.

 
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EQUIP COURSES


 
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Our Adult EQUIP Courses are intended to do just that: equip the church for Gospel-centered life and ministry. EQUIP courses meet on Sunday mornings at 11:00 am.

Learning & Living Courses include Old and New Testament overviews, discipleship essentials, spiritual disciplines, worldview, stewardship, and marriage and parenting. 

Living & Leading Courses include teachings of Jesus, missional living, New Testament discipleship, shepherding and group leadership, soul care, and theology and history.

The Gospel Project Course emphasizes the Gospel story, its impact on culture, and its outworking in mission. Offered as a compliment to the Children's Sunday School curriculum to encourage whole-family discussion and engagement.

In addition to EQUIP Courses, we offer CBC 101, our new members class, on a regular and as-needed basis. This is a great way to get to know CBC and connect with church leaders and other newcomers. For information on CBC 101, please contact Pastor Dennis.

 

GROWTH GROUPS


 
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Our small groups ministry is one of the main vehicles of connecting and disciple-making at CBC. As people come together in a safe place to honestly share life, interact over the Scriptures, and care for each other, spiritual growth and discovery happen. That's what a growth group is all about.

But it doesn’t end there.

Growth Groups tangibly display the love of Christ and the power of the Gospel by serving in the community and reaching out to neighbors, family, and friends.

 

WANT TO GET CONNECTED?

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CHILDREN


 
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INFANTS & TODDLERS

Our amazing volunteers love spending time with our infants and toddlers. We know it's important for parents to enjoy their Sunday morning knowing their kids are well cared for. The infant and toddler nurseries are available during Sunday School and Worship services each Sunday. Ages 0 - 2 1/2.

For nursing mothers or mothers of young children, we offer a cry room off the back of the sanctuary.

 

 
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SUNDAY SCHOOL

Sunday School is a great opportunity for children and students ages 2-1/2 through high school to grow in their knowledge and understanding of gospel-centered principles. Our teachers are passionate and dedicated to their students' learning and spiritual development. Currently, all grade levels are working through The Gospel Project, a Christ-centered, chronological Bible study curriculum. Sundays at 11:00 am.

Download the Sunday School Student Registration Form.

 

 
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CHILDREN'S CHURCH

It is our desire here at CBC to minister to the spiritual needs of all ages of our church family. We offer a weekly Children’s Church ministry for those ages 4 through Kindergarten during our regular Worship Service. This is held in Room 3 during the sermon and begins immediately following congregational singing. Participating children receive instruction and activities appropriate for their age level.

For those younger than 4 years of age, we offer regular nursery services during our Worship service.

 

 

 
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AWANA CLUBS

On Wednesday evenings during the school year, the church building is full of energy and excitement as children ages preschool through sixth grade engage the Scripture, memorize the Word, and apply gospel truths in a fun environment. We offer three AWANA Clubs: Cubbies (preschool), Sparks (grades K-2), and T&T (grades 3-6). AWANA at CBC is open to all.

Download the 2018-2019 AWANA schedule.

Download the AWANA Clubs registration form.

 

 
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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Each summer, we offer a week-long Vacation Bible School at the church for children ages preschool through sixth grade. It's a great opportunity to enjoy games, crafts, stories, and teaching around the Bible and God's redemptive work in the world. In 2018, our VBS theme was Time Lab: Discovering Jesus from Eternity Past to Eternity Future by Answers in Genesis.

 
 

Questions about Children's Ministries?

YOUTH


 
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WEEKLY MEETING

WHAT: Fun, worship, and teaching
WHO:  All 7-12th grade students
WHEN: Wednesdays 6:00 – 8:00pm
WHERE: MVCBC Youth Room

WHO WE ARE

The MVCBC Youth Group is made up of 7th-12th grade students who are in various stages of walks with Christ. We are an inclusive group of believers who want to grow daily in our relationships with Jesus. Our desire is to see students fall deeply in love with Jesus Christ.
 

OUR MISSION

We exist to help students Embrace God, Equip to live and serve, and Engage others.

We strive to dig deep into the Scriptures to help students develop a sense of awe of God as they read about His amazing works and His profound love for them.

We offer wild, crazy, and fun events to help develop friendships and camaraderie where spiritual growth can happen and Biblical truths can be spoken into their lives.

We send students into their communities and around the world so that they can see how big and amazing God is as well as helping them develop a heart that loves God, His people, and the nations.

 
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COLLEGE


 
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Students are welcome here! At CBC, we love college students and college-age adults and desire to serve and support them during this time of rich personal and spiritual growth. During the school year, we offer a Sunday School class specifically for college students and college-age adults on Sundays at 11 am (breakfast provided). We also offer free rides from Cornell's Thomas Commons each Sunday morning at 9:00. In addition, we actively engage Cornell student groups such as Deep Water, FCA, and Eyes of the World.

For info, contact Craig Arians at carians@netins.net or 319-360-1783.

 

WOMEN


 
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DISCIPLESHIP & FELLOWSHIP

Fall study series: The Amazing Collection
Thursdays 6:30 pm at Beula Dvorak's (206 Candlestick Dr., Mount Vernon)

Precepts: An Inductive Study of Daniel
Wednesdays 9-11 am at the church
Childcare provided (babies through pre-school)

 

 
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 MOPS & MOMSnext

First and Third Tuesdays, September - May
9-11 am at the church, childcare provided
Visit the MOPS International website

 
 

Questions about Women's Ministry?

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MEN


 
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BIBLE STUDIES

Judges: Tuesday mornings 6am at the church with Raymond Leeper

Gospel of John: Thursday mornings 8am at the church with Rick Fader

 

Watch Eric and Tammy talk about Edge Venture

 

Questions about Men's Ministry?

OUTREACH


 
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LOCAL

WE ENGAGE OUR COMMUNITY through serving and supporting local ministries and services such as Meals on Wheels, Good News Clubs, student groups, care centers, and more.

A few local services and ministries that we serve, support, or partner with:

Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

Southeast Linn Community Center

Child Evangelism Fellowship

Gideons International

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fellowship of Christians Farmers

Deep Water at Cornell College

Eyes of the World at Cornell College

Hallmark Care Center

Lisbon Rehabilitation Center

East Iowa Bible Camp

 

 
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INTERNATIONAL

WE ENGAGE OUR WORLD through sending teams domestically and abroad, sending and supporting missionaries in the field, and promoting Operation Christmas Child.

A few international ministries that we are serving now or have served with in recent years:

For the Nations Refugee Outreach, Dallas

Sea Tribe/Navigators, Southeast Asia

Delhi Bible Fellowship, New Delhi, India

Wycliffe Bible Translators, Orlando

Kids International Ministries, Philippines

Samaritan's Purse, South America

Operation Christmas Child

Live-Dead, Middle East

Pioneers, Middle East

 
 

Questions about Outreach?

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