List of Meetings

Young leaders luncheon
Illinois Baptist Women sampler
Church Planting dinner
Ministers’ Wives luncheon
Evangelism Luncheon
Hispanic Leaders luncheon
Disaster Relief dinner
Next Gen Leaders Dessert Fellowship
Worship Leader Dessert Buffet
Small Church Pastors’ Collective dessert fellowship
Associational Leaders breakfast

Meeting Details in Chronological Order

WHAT: Illinois Baptist Women Sampler
WHO: Illinois Baptist Women
WHEN: November 1, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Metro, 2nd floor
PROGRAM: An open reception for women to sample IBW community in 2023 while enjoying sweet treats and personal connections.

WHAT: Church Planting Dinner
WHO: Pastors
WHEN: November 1, 4:45-6:15 p.m.
WHERE: 2nd floor, Metro Community Church
PROGRAM: Join us for this catered dinner and learn about our MULTIPLY IL church planting strategy. There are millions of people in Illinois whose lives are empty, stuck, fragmented, and hollow who desperately need Jesus. Whatever the size of your church, this is a chance to step out in faith and join God in what He is doing. RSVP at .

WHAT: Minister’s Wives Luncheon
WHO: Minister’s Wives
WHEN: November 2, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
WHERE: Metro, 2nd floor
COST: $20.00
PROGRAM: Jacki King speaks on resilience, followed by lunch at 11 a.m. Register at or by emailing Jennifer Carrothers at

WHAT: Evangelism Luncheon
WHO: Everyone
WHEN: November 2, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Metro, 2nd floor
PROGRAM: Doug Munton, senior pastor at FBC O’Fallon, speaks on the role of prayer in evangelism. Register at Contact with questions.

WHAT: Hispanic Leaders Lunch
WHO: Hispanic leaders
WHEN: November 2, 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Metro, 2nd floor, Room 3
PROGRAM: Contact Jorge Melendez for reservations at

WHAT: Disaster Relief Dinner
WHO: Current DR volunteers
WHEN: November 2, 4:45 p.m.
WHERE: Calvary Baptist, Edwardsville
PROGRAM: Join us for dinner, special recognitions, and fellowship. RSVP at

WHAT: Next Gen Leaders Dinner
WHO: Kids Ministry and Youth Ministry Leaders and Volunteers
WHEN: November 2, 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Metro, 2nd floor
PROGRAM: Dessert, networking, and giveaways

WHAT: Worship Leaders Dessert Buffet
WHO: Church Worship leaders (staff or volunteer)
WHEN: November 2, 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Metro, 2nd floor
PROGRAM: Share fellowship, worship and ministry resources, and connect for expertise and best practices.

WHAT: Small Church Pastors Collective Dessert Fellowship
WHO: Pastors and spouses of smaller churches
WHEN: November 2, 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Metro, 2nd floor
PROGRAM: Panel of pastors will talk about challenges of ministry and how they overcame those challenges to thrive.

WHAT: Associational Leaders Breakfast
WHO: Associational Leaders
WHEN: November 3, 7:30 a.m.
WHERE: Metro, 2nd floor
PROGRAM: Register at or call (217) 391-3137 for more information.