First Church of the Open Bible is affiliated with Open Bible Churches, an Evangelical Pentecostal/Charismatic association with churches in the U.S. and abroad. The Holy Spirit is blowing a fresh breeze of repentance, prayer, fasting, and evangelistic fervor into our movement. Our mandate includes the development of healthy, loving relationships that produce support and accountability among our ministers and churches. God is giving us ever clearer vision, vibrant leadership, and comprehensive strategic planning that we might fulfill His purposes in this generation. For more information about Open Bible Churches click on the link.
- Serve the City: (STC) A coalition of Linn County Churches focussed on sharing the Gospel and combining and coordinating our efforts to serve in the name of Christ. Click on the logo to be taken to the STC website.
- Linn County Association of Evangelicals: (LCAE) A coalition of evangelical churches unified in sharing the gospel in our region.
- Mission of Hope: We partner with Mission of hope to Offer assistance to individuals and families in need within the Cedar Rapids area. Free lunch is provided Mon-Sat., NOON - 1 PM. (Open Bible provides and serves the meal on the 4th Friday of every month) Average served is around 150. The center also offers 24/7 homeless shelter, worship services, food pantry, jail ministry, emergency clothing, and support services.