2023 Schedule of Events and Activities (Budget, too)

Always Keeping in Mind:

“A man’s heart plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.” (Proverbs 16:9)

Downloadable PDFs of the 2023 Schedule & Budget:

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January –

Starting the 10th (Tuesday Evenings) – Begin a Bible Study in Hartley? (The Gospel According to Revelation or Foundational Truths from Genesis Chapters 1 through 11)

Beginning the 23rd – facilitate Correspondence Courses/Ministry Training Courses with overseas contacts in India & Liberia? (Rev.’s Kartee of Liberia & Sanjay of India have requested this for personal knowledge and to help train others for the ministry – limited internet access & funding is motivating this request) – Working on gathering materials

February –

9th – Board of Director’s Meeting; 8:00 p.m. Central time

March –

15th & 16th – Indoor Market Fair, Sioux Center, IA – booth giving away Bibles, Books & Gospel Tracts

April –

22th – Conference on Biblical Creation“The Answer: Creation” – Joel Tay of Creation Ministries International, speaking – at the USDA Bldg. (basement), Garner, IA

23rd – 2 Creation Presentations: Peace Reformed Church in the a.m. and Zion E. & R. Church in the p.m. (exact times to be announced)

May –

11th – Board of Director’s Meeting; 9:00 p.m. Central time

10th – 20th – Tulip Festival Parade, Orange City, IA – Tract Distribution on parade route

June –

3rd Sioux Center Summer Celebration Parade, Sioux Center, IA – Tract distribution along parade route

10th – Gospel in the Park (Location to be Determined) – Gospel message & music

17th Parade, Inwood, IA – Tract distribution along parade route

28th –Farmers Market (Location to be Determined)– booth giving away Bibles, Books & Gospel Tracts

July –

8th –Hull SummerFest Parade, Hull, IA – Tract distribution along parade route in Partner with Heritage Reformed Church, Hull, IA

13th – Board of Director’s Meeting; 8:00 p.m. Central time

19th Farmers Market (Location to be Determined)– booth giving away Bibles, Books & Gospel Tracts

22nd – Gospel in the Park (Location to be Determined) – Gospel message & music

August –

5th Hartley Parade, Hartley, IA – Tract distribution along parade route

12st – Rally in the Valley Parade, Rock Valley, IA– Tract distribution along parade route in partner with Rock Valley United Reformed Church, Rock Valley, IA

19th – Gospel in the Park (Location to be Determined) – Gospel message & music

24th Dordt University Taste of Sioux Center (to introduce students to businesses and ministry opportunities in Sioux Center and the surrounding areas) – Display table – a great opportunity to meet some of the students attending Dordt University and to give away books and materials that encourage them in the faith, and to proclaim the gospel of Christ with confidence

September –

2nd – Sheldon Parade, Sheldon, IA – Tract distribution along parade route

11th Rev. Stetler Travels to Ireland  (Please pray for funding for this trip)

16th – Conference on Biblical CreationSpeaker from the Institute for Creation Research – Location TBD in Sioux County, IA (Gary Vander Hart agreed to Emcee this event) – More Details to follow

16th – RGM International’s Conference on Biblical Creation – Dublin, Ireland; Creation Ministries International Speakers at the Royal Marine Hotel, South Dublin on the coast – More Details to follow

25th & 26th – Tri-State Bible Conference – Table giving away Bibles, Books & Gospel Tracts

October –

6th – Board of Director’s Meeting; 8:00 p.m. Central time

November –

3rd & 4th – 4th Annual Reformation ConferenceTo be Determined

Speaker: TBA

  Location: Children’s Park West Shelter, Sioux Center, IA

December –

Nothing Scheduled

If you are unable to join us at the events, your prayers for this work and the projects of RGM in spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ will be greatly appreciated.

We are a faith-funded work and rely on God and the faithfulness of His people to continue this work and would humbly receive the blessing of your financial support. If the Lord puts it in your heart to do so, you may make your tax deductible contribution either by check made payable to “RGM,” or by going to our website and making your contribution through PayPal, or simply use Zelle from your bank account or the app (no fees – just type RGM’s phone below and your donation will go directly into the RGM bank account) .

Reformation Gospel Ministries1 is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization – your donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Website: ReformationGospelMinistries.org  – Click on “Donate” tab to select method of donation – Your monthly contribution of any amount will be greatly appreciated and help greatly in accomplishing the work before us to spread the gospel message of Jesus Christ in 2020 and 2021

Email: RefGosMin@gmail.com         

Mailing Address:

320 2nd Street NW

Hartley, IA  51346

Attn: Rev. Richard Stetler

Phone: (712) 441-5793 (call or text)

 Reformation Gospel Ministries works in partner with local Reformed Churches in spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is organized with a seven member board of directors consisting of Reformed ministers and elders, who desire to work together in spreading the biblical gospel message to those who sit in darkness, without hope. Reformation Gospel Ministries is also under the spiritual oversight of Peace Reformed Church (RCUS), Garner, IA. Rev. Richard Stetler, CEO, is a minister of the Reformed Church in the United States under the oversight of Covenant East Classis.

2023 Budget

      
Estimated Donations Needed:$40,000.00
 
Estimated Expenses:*
 Number of Events:19
Estimated Event Costs: 
 Site(s)$1,800.00
 Advertising$6,850.00
 Hospitality$1,500.00
 Travel/Meals$2,900.00
 Honorariums$1,800.00
 Total:   $14,850.00
Books & Materials for Distribution$4,250.00
Volunteer Honorariums$500.00
Salary (Rev. Stetler)**$12,000.00
Publications/Printing:$900.00
Equipment$1,500.00
Office Supplies$800.00
International Outreach Support$3,600.00
Telephone & Internet$300.00
Dues/Subscriptions$600.00
Education/Training$600.00
Government Fees, Accounting, etc$100.00
      
      
Total Estimated Costs:  $40,000.00

* Expenditures are limited to the availability of funds ** Rev. Stetler’s is subject to the availability of funds and only taken on an as needed basis (the full monthly allowable salary amount has never been taken)

Reformation Gospel Ministries is grateful to the Lord who has faithfully provided through the support of our volunteers and donors our every need in spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please prayerfully consider helping us with your prayers, time and donations so that we might be able to continue our ministry to reach the lost with Gospel of Christ in partner with local Reformed congregations.

Soli Deo Gloria!

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