There is a new church in northeast Ankeny! Some time ago we realized that there was only one church in the northeast quadrant of our growing community. Consequently, a group of people from several churches in the area began meeting on Wednesday evenings to study the Bible, pray, and plan for a new church. Community Baptist Church is the result. Let our name introduce us to you.
We are glad to be part of the growing community of Ankeny. If you are like us, each time you leave town you are amazed at how fast the city is expanding. It is a unique experience to live in an area that is growing before your eyes. The growth in size is accompanied by multiplication of economic, social, educational, and recreational services. Community Baptist looks forward to serving you right here in your own neighborhood as well.
We also are a community. Even in a thriving city like Ankeny, with all it has to offer, it is easy to feel alone. Community Baptist is designed to be a community within a community. Our desire is to provide an atmosphere where your needs will be met. In ourselves, we do not have all the answers, but our great God and His Word, the Bible, do provide the answers to all of life’s greatest questions. We would love to share God’s perspective with you and help you establish a sure foundation to face any circumstance in life.
No, we do not believe that Baptists are the only ones going to heaven! We do believe in heaven, though. The primary belief of Baptists is that, since the Bible is God’s Word, it must be the guide for our beliefs and practice. The Bible teaches us how to live and how to value what is eternal. It also teaches us how to have a right relationship with God that produces a life of real joy on earth and perfect contentment forever with God.
Ankeny offers many resources that address physical, social, educational, and recreational needs. In the midst of all of this, we are committed to doing what churches are designed to do best: we exist to meet spiritual needs. There are many other benefits that result from our ministry, but our priority is the spiritual. The Gospel (good news) of Jesus Christ is the heart of what we need spiritually.