Located in Maranatha Village
In affiliation with the General Association of Regular Baptist Churches
Our motto . . . "Honoring God and Helping Others"
Church Choir Christmas Musicale
Friday, December 11, 2020 7:00pm
Sunday, December 13, 2020 6:00pm
Winter Bible Conferences
January 3 - 6, 2021 6:00 pm
Patrick Odle, Baptist Mid-Missions
Patrick Odle will succeed Vernon Rosenau as president of Baptist Mid-Missions in the summer of 2020. He pastors First Baptist Church, Elyria, OH and is a member of the GARBC Council of Eighteen. He has previously ministered in Iowa at Ankeny Baptist Church, Holmes Baptist Church, and Faith Baptist Bible College.
January 31 - February 3, 2021 6:00 pm
Dr. Erwin Lutzer, Author and Pastor Emeritus, The Moody Church
Erwin W. Lutzer is Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church where he served as the Senior Pastor for 36 years.
Dr. Lutzer is an award-winning author of numerous books including: The Church In Babylon, Rescuing The Gospel, He Will Be The Preacher, The Cross In The Shadow Of The Crescent, One Minute After You Die, When A Nation Forgets God, and Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross.
Dr. Lutzer and and his wife, Rebecca, live in the Chicago area. They have three grown children and eight grandchildren.
Winter Concert Series
Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Peter Wright & Family
Vocal, Piano, Trumpet, Violin
Peter Wright is the director of communications at Maranatha Baptist University and conducts the university Chorale. The Wright family enjoys ministering together for the glory of the Lord. Their presentation is filled with a variety of musical performances including vocal, piano, trumpet, and violin.
Friday, January 29, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Gary & Martha Matthews
Gary and Martha are both committed to using their God-given gifts for His glory and leading everyone they serve in worship. Gary holds music degrees as well as a doctorate degree. Ordained, Gary has a heart or shepherding God’s people and does that through his music and worship leading. Martha holds a Masters in Performance on the flute and is a sought after handbell clinician. Together, their concerts include a diversity of music using the piano and organ, trumpet, voices, flute and handbells.
Friday, February 26, 2021 7:00 p.m.
David & Becky Stertzbach
Dave and Becky Stertzbach will host an evening of Scripture and song. More than just a sacred concert, the evening will feature vocal and piano music, personal testimonies, and inspiring hymn stories that will encourage your heart and refresh your spirit.
Pastor David Stertzbach II received a M.Mus. in Church Music from Bob Jones University. Becky graduated from Bob Jones University with a degree in English Education and earned her Master of Christian Education degree from International Baptist College and Seminary. They were married in 1995 and have two children: David III (Davy), and Laura (22).
They ministered at Trinity Baptist Church and School in Vermont for 11 years. In 2005 God led them to Tri-City Baptist Ministries in Chandler, Arizona where they serve in the church, the college, and the academy. Dave is the music pastor of Tri-City Baptist Church. Becky is the college president’s executive assistant.
The Stertzbachs have taken several short-term Music Camp mission trips to Mexico and plan a trip to Kenya in 2021. They enjoy discipling young adults and helping pass on their wisdom to the next generation of Christian workers.
Friday, March 26, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Beth Horton Barnard
Beth Horton Barnard grew up in Tampa, FL, where she attended Hillsdale Baptist Church with her family. It was there her musical training began. In 1987 she entered Bob Jones University where she studied counseling, voice performance and education.
After marrying Paul Barnard in 1998, they had a son, John Paul, in 2000. The Barnards have lived in Land O'Lakes, FL, Carlisle, PA, Sarasota, FL, and settled in Greenville, SC in 2011.
Beth has been a private voice, flute and piano teacher as well as a choir director on the high school and college levels. She also enjoys judging for music competitions and singing in churches across America.
Beth is passionate about communicating the goodness and love of God through song and recorded a collection of songs in the CD, “Joy Overflowing.”
In 2017 she began teaching first grade at Bob Jones Academy and loves to impact young lives on a daily basis.