Snowy Sunday? We're still worshiping!

posted Jan 19, 2019, 9:51 AM by CBC Admin

Outside of a city emergency, services are held at CBC, come rain or snow or dark of night. If you can't safely bring yourself, your 4-wheel friends at the church will be glad to help you. Call or text Don Westblade (610-9612) or anyone else near you for a ride. If you worship at another church that has cancelled services, we welcome you to join us!

Christmas Eve at College Baptist

posted Dec 18, 2018, 8:17 AM by CBC Admin

Please join us for our annual Christmas Eve tradition: a beautiful, candle-lit service of music, lessons, and carols. The service begins at 7:00pm on Monday, December 24, and will fill  your family’s life with an hour of the joy of Advent. A half hour of instrumental prelude music will begin at 6:30. The community is welcome, and family members of all ages are invited. An unattended nursery room is available for parents’ use. O come let us adore him, Christ the Lord!

Fall Worship Schedule

posted Aug 21, 2018, 10:09 AM by CBC Admin

CBC returns to its regular Sunday schedule on August 26: Sunday School begins at 9:30; Worship begins at 10:45, and the service lasts just under an hour and a half. The Sunday School hour on Aug 26 offers a kickoff pancake breakfast for all ages to introduce the fall classes that begin the following Sunday. If you're new to CBC, these first few weeks of the fall will be a perfect time to come and get acquainted!

Summer Worship Schedule

posted Jun 4, 2018, 10:18 AM by CBC Admin

Beginning on June 10, the Sunday morning worship services will begin at 10am during the summer months. Sunday School will reconvene with a kickoff breakfast on August 26, and worship services will return to the regular 10:45am schedule that Sunday.

Summer Fourth Sunday Family Fun Evenings

posted May 31, 2018, 11:51 AM by CBC Admin   [ updated May 31, 2018, 11:53 AM ]

Mark your calendar to save the evenings of June 24 and July 22! Watch these announcements for upcoming information about Family Fun and Fellowship on our Summer Fourth Sundays. August 26, August's Fourth Sunday, is the date of the Pancake Breakfast Kickoff for fall Sunday School.

Summer 2018 Vacation Bible School

posted May 31, 2018, 11:45 AM by CBC Admin

It is VBS time again! Please mark your calendars for June 17-21, from 6:30-8:30pm. Get ready to catch Jesus in action as we enter the world of Galilee by the Sea. Please contact Megan Gray at 260-433-8010 or if you would like to volunteer.

Easter Schedule, 2018

posted Mar 11, 2018, 7:22 AM by CBC Admin

Easter Schedule
    March 18    Baptism during the 10:45am worship service
    March 29    Maundy Thursday Service at 7:00pm at CBC
    March 30    Community Good Friday Service at 1:00pm at the HUB
    April 1        Sunrise Service at 7:00am at the Lutz home and worship at CBC at 10:45 (no SS)
    April 15      Welcome new members during the 10:45 worship service

Welcome, College Students!

posted Jul 17, 2017, 10:01 AM by CBC Admin

We would love to have you join us in worship on Sundays!   During the school year our Worship service begins at 10:45.  We gather for singing, Scripture and expository messages from God's Word.  There are many other learning opportunities as well.  Professor Don Westblade leads a College Sunday School class at 9:30 AM, just prior to the 10:45 AM service.  If you would like to be "adopted" by a family in our church as a way to make this community your home-away-from-home, please contact Stephanie Maxwell at  Finally, if you are interested in volunteering or earning some money while working with children, in opportunities such as helping in the nursery, teaching Sunday school or children's church, or babysitting, please contact Lorissa Mekelburg at or 517-437-4898.

Welcome Pastor Ben Cuthbert!

posted May 1, 2017, 5:30 AM by CBC Admin   [ updated Jul 17, 2017, 9:55 AM ]

Pastor Ben Cuthbert has accepted the unanimous call of the congregation to be the next pastor of College Baptist Church! This exciting news was given to the Search Committee by the Cuthbert family following the business meeting held at the close of the morning worship service today. Pastor Ben and Rachel anticipate a move to Hillsdale at the close of their son's school year with a first Sunday start date of June 25. Thank you to all who participated in the week-end events leading up to the call.  (Bio and picture attached below)

Oh come, let us sing to the LORD;
Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!
Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving:
Let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!
For the LORD is a great God
And a great King above all gods. Psalm 95: 1-3

Galatians Schedule - Spring 2017

posted Feb 24, 2017, 8:58 AM by CBC Admin   [ updated Apr 20, 2017, 5:41 AM ]

Feb 12     Gal 1:1-5           "Galatians and the Gospel"
Feb 26     Gal 1:6-10         "The Stakes of Believing the Gospel"
Mar 12    Gal 1:11-2:10   "The Source of the Gospel's Authority"
Mar 26    Gal 2:11-21       "The Signs of the Gospel in the Law"
Apr 9       Gal 3:1-14         "The Spirit of the Gospel Promised in the Law"
Apr 23     Gal 3:15-29       "Sonship in Christ through the Gospel"
May 7      Gal 4:1-31          "The Slavery of Trusting Ritual over the Gospel"
May 28    Gal 5:1-26          "Serving One Another in the Spirit of the Gospel"
Jun 4       Gal 6:1-18          "Sowing the Gospel to Reap the Life of the Spirit"

Oct 31    The 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
                (the offspring of Martin Luther's "other Katarina," Galatians)

[Schedule subject to adjustment for a pastoral candidating weekend, tbd]

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