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BGL Itinerary 2023-2024
Jan 9-10 Chapel at Faith Baptist Bible College
Ankeny, IA. Dr. Jim Tillotson, President
Jan 11-12 Working with Faith Baptist Bible College Ankeny, IA.
Jan 21-28 Greenville, SC Wife Charlene’s heart surgery
Jan 30-Feb 3 Refresh Conference at Faith Baptist Bible College Ankeny, IA.
Feb 4-17 Greenville, SC
Charlene’s requirement to be in Greenville for a month following surgery for monitoring
Feb 18-19 Morning services at Macomb Baptist Church, Pastor Ron Wagner retirement and pastor appreciation service Chesterfield, MI
Feb 21 VCY Radio and Television board meeting Milwaukee, WI
Feb 22-25 Greenville, SC for the last days of Charlene’s required monitoring
Feb 26- March 1 Faith Baptist Bible College Ankeny, IA
March 11-12 Hunters Banquet and Sunday Services
Grace Baptist Church, Sun Prairie, WI Pastor Dean Howell
March 24-25 Men for Christ Meeting - Revival Theme Venture, IA
Phil Betz, Director of Iowa Assoc. of Regular Baptist Camp
Pastor Bjuekne Retreat Director
April 1-4 Pastor’s Leadership Conference and Sunday Services at
Village Bible Church Salina, KS J.J. Sexton Pastor
Jacob Crough Coordinator
April 21 Pastor Appreciation Dinner Independent Baptist Church
Bollingbrook, IL Jack Lezza Pastor
April 26 Day of Prayer Faith Baptist Bible College Ankeny, IA
May 19-21 Commencement Service Faith Baptist Church and School
Clinton Township, MI
May 27-28 30th Anniversary Services Twin City Baptist
Marinette, WI Matt Decleene Pastor
June 1 Grandson’s Graduation Wade Hampton High School
June 11-16 Staff Training Camp Kanesatake
Spruce Creek, PA
June 17 Granddaughter’s Wedding
July 15-21 Family Camp Gitchee Gumee Bible Camp
Eagle River, MI Rob Fischer Director
Aug 7-11 In-Service Faith Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Ankeny, IA Dr. Jim Tillotson President
Sept 15-17 Multi-Church Men’s Retreat Camp Peniel Robert Condict Director
Heartland Bible Church, Marysville OH
Oct 2 Old School Pastor and Family Ministry Fundamental Baptist Church
Kinross, MI Tim Rader Pastor
Oct 12-13 Wisconsin Association of Christian Schools
Wisconsin Dells, WI Dr. Bob Loggins Director
Oct 24-27 Senior Saints Retreat The Wilds Camp and Conference Center
Rosman, NC John Bott Coordinator
**Note: Most of the time that meetings are not scheduled is dedicated to Faith Baptist Bible College and Seminary in Ankeny, IA.
Jan 8-11 Beginning of Semester at Faith Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Jan 12-13 Men’s Retreat Camp Cheek
Chetek, WI Randy Tanis Director
Feb 9-10 Couples Retreat Camp Chetek
Chetek, WI Randy Tanis Director
July 3-6 Family Camp Red Cliff Bible Camp
*** As meetings for 2024 are confirmed they will be added to the schedule ***
* UPDATED* 2022 Building Great Leaders Itinerary
Jan. 3 – 9 GMSA FIELD CONFERENCE, Camp Sparta, Sebring FL Tom Gibbons, Director, Gospel Mission of South America
Jan. 13 Faith Baptist Bible College & Seminary Ankeny, IA. Chapel
Jan. 28-30 Walnut Park Baptist Church, Muscatane, IA. Prayer Advance, Pastor David Woods.
Feb. 1 – 4 Faith Baptist Bible College & Seminary, Ankeny, IA, Jim Tillotson
Feb. 21- Mar. 4 BJU and Seminary, Greenville, SC Dr. Steve Pettit & Dr. Neal Cushman Series of Classes, Chapels and Meetings with individuals
March 5 Calvary Baptist Church, Simpsonville, SC , Men’s Conference, Pastor Andy Haney
March 17 VCY Radio & Television Board Meeting Milwaukee, WI
April 1 Brinkman Adventures Banquet, Milwaukee WI
April 8-17 Evangelistic meetings, Hamilton Square Baptist Church, San Francisco, CA. Dr. David Innis, Pastor, and Dan Pelletier, Associate Pastor.
April 21 VCY Radio & Television Board Meeting
April 23 Baptists for Life, Calvary Baptist Church, Watertown, WI. Pastor Andrew Buhrow.
April 24 Calvary Baptist Church, Watertown, WI. Pastor Bob Loggins. AM & PM services
April 30 Baptists for Life, Menominee, WI. Pastor Andrew Buhrow.
May 1 Immanuel Baptist Church, Pastor Mike VanZee, AM & PM Services
May 5-7 Faith Baptist Bible College, Ankeny, IA, Graduation Jim Tillotson, President
May 12-13 Granddaughter’s graduation, Clemson University, SC.
May 17 VCY Radio & Television Board Meeting
May 22-25. West Stanley Baptist Church, Albemarle, NC Missions Conference, Pastor Warren Brown
June 7-9 Woodcrest Baptist Church, Fridley, MN. NCA National Pastors’ Meeting. Bob Loggins, Director
June 12-17 Camp Kanesatake, Spruce Creek, PA. Seth Hoffman, Director. Camp Staff Training
June 25 Northwoods Retreat (TBD) Watersmeet, MI
July 15 Calumet High School Reunion, Calumet MI, Les’ Class of 1961 Reunion
July 23-29 Gitchee Gumee Bible Camp, Eagle River MI (attending)
August 1-10 Harvest Ministries, Guam. In-service staff training for church, school, and college. Dr. Gary Walton, Pastor/Director.
August 29 - Sep 1 Iowa Regular Baptist Camp, Venture IA, Sr. Adult Retreat
September 2-5 Grace Baptist Church, Chariton, IA. Family Camp. Pastor Dennis St. Lawrence.
September 19-20 Wisconsin Fellowship of Baptist Churches, Greendale Baptist Church, Greendale, WI. Pastor Tom Loggins
September 25 Calvary Baptist Church, Sparta, WI Morning Service and Agape Fundraiser, Pastor Mike Ohman
Oct 1-3 Wilds New England, Deering, NH, New England Pastor Conference, Director Rand Hummel
Oct 7-9 Trail Ridge Camp, Hillsboro, WI, Father Son Retreat, Director Aaron Snyder
November 2-4 Mid-America Association of Christian Schools. Matt Williams, Director. Educator Conference.
Upcoming in 2023
Jan. 31 - Feb. 3 Faith Baptist Bible College, Ankeny, IA, 2023 REFRESH CONFERENCE. Jim Tillotson, President
May 19 Faith Christian School, Warren MI, High School Graduation