American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

Coming Up at ABCOPAD!
  • Sunday, November 04 Mission Trip Houston, TX

    November 4 - 10, 2018 Trip to Houston,Texas Led by Rev. Tim Schwartz Details HERE

  • Sunday, November 11 Bells of Peace

    NOVEMBER 11, 2018 You are invited to participate in the Bells of Peace, a national remembrance of those who served in the First World War. The remembrance will be held on the 100th Anniversary of the...

  • Sunday, November 11 Abington Baptist Association

    Abington Baptist Association 211th ANNUAL MEETING Sunday, November 11, 2018 Hosted by Mount Bethel Baptist Church 1341 Layton Rd, South Abington Township, PA 18411 A Tale of Shepherds Rev. Don...

  • Wednesday, November 14 Space for Grace 2018

    Building on the highly successful Los Angeles Space for Grace national gathering in 2015, American Baptist Home Mission Societies will sponsor Space for Grace 2018: “Thy Will Be Done,”...

  • Sunday, November 18 Mission Trip Puerto Rico 1

    November 18 - 24, 2018 Trip to Puerto Rico Led by Rev. David Earnest Bethlehem Baptist Ruff Creek Details HERE

  • Monday, October 22 Matthew 25 Grant to BCWC

    For more than 40 years The Baptist Church of West Chester, Penna., has provided a Saturday morning breakfast each week for the community’s homeless in its college town located near...

  • Tuesday, October 16 BLC Live Streaming

    Biennial Leadership Conference October 18-20, 2018 Blair County Convention Center LIVE STREAMING Live Streaming Opportunities on Facebook Though it is just a couple days away, you can still plan now...

  • Thursday, October 11 Educational Discovery Tour Thailand

    JULY 4-18, 2019 This tour includes a specific focus on education by visiting schools, actively participating in ministry as well as understanding Thailand’s culture and history Bangkok, Chiang...

  • Thursday, October 11 ABWM and Domestic Violence

    American Baptist Women’s Ministries announces the 2018-2019 Mission Focus, Domestic Violence. This critical topic has impact upon women, men, and children across all demographics, in all...

  • Monday, October 08 ACTS Highlighted in National News of ABCUSA

    Feeling Called by God to Church Service? The Academy of Christian Service and Training ( ACTS ) was recently highlighted in a news feature of the American Baptist Churches, USA. Kudos to Pastor Ruth...

  • Monday, October 08 The Making of a Preacher

    Are preachers born or made? According to preacher, author, and educator Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, “No one is born with the mindset, disciplines, or skills necessary to be an effective preacher of...

  • Monday, October 08 Nominations for Shine the Light Award

    Nominations are being accepted now for the 2019 Shine the Light Award . The Shine the Light Award, established by American Baptist Women’s Ministries, ABCUSA, serves to recognize a woman or a...

  • Tuesday, October 02 Missionary Commissioning Announcement

    COMMISSIONING SERVICE The Smiths SERVING WITH INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES SATURDAY, NOV. 3RD, 2018 1:30PM CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 339 SOUTH MAIN STREET CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA RSVP BY 10/15...

  • Saturday, September 29 Bells of Peace

    You are invited to participate in the Bells of Peace, a national remembrance of those who served in the First World War. The remembrance will be held on the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the...

  • Thursday, September 27 AutumnQuest Pre-Retirement Seminar

    Preparing for a Fulfilling and Enjoyable Retirement Workshop for ABC Ministerial Leaders and Spouses First Baptist Church, Milton, PA November 26-27, 2018 Retirement is a significant transition,...

  • Wednesday, September 26 ABCUSA Office of the General Secretary Plans Move

    The American Baptist Churches USA Office of the General Secretary will purchase a new office building close to the current location of the American Baptist Churches Mission Center at 588 N. Gulph...

  • Thursday, September 20 Hurricane Florence Relief

    All of us have been watching the devastation of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas. The loss of life and complete destruction of communities is heart wrenching. Already, churches in ABCOPAD have...

  • Thursday, September 20 OGHS Funds Released in Response to Hurricane Florence

    In response to Hurricane Florence, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has begun to release One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) Emergency Disaster-response funds, on behalf of American...

  • Thursday, September 20 ABHMS Announces New ‘Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico’ Goal

    One year since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico and as American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) ongoing “ Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico ”...

  • Thursday, September 20 C Jeff Woods to Serve as Acting General Secretary ABCUSA

    In the time of Dr. Spitzer’s absence and recovery from surgery , the Rev. Dr. C. Jeff Woods will serve as Acting General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA. In a letter to staff on...

  • Monday, September 17 ABCOPAD Regional Ministry Associates

    As a regional family we have been focusing on Tod Bolsinger’s book, Canoeing the Mountains and the challenge of what it means for us as ministries to go ‘off map’ and engage our...

  • Sunday, September 02 Canoeing The Mountains Facebook

    ANNOUNCING: A new ABCOPAD Facebook Page: ABCOPAD: CANOEING THE MOUNTAINS Following the online course " Life Lessons From The Lewis and Clark Expedition," a new ABCOPAD Facebook page has been...

  • Tuesday, August 21 World Mission Offering 2018

    Every September and October, congregations come together for a time of awareness, advocacy and action for global mission. Churches across the country celebrate and support the ministries that God is...

  • Monday, August 06 Space for Grace 2018

    Building on the highly successful Los Angeles Space for Grace national gathering in 2015, American Baptist Home Mission Societies will sponsor Space for Grace 2018: “Thy Will Be Done,”...

  • Sunday, June 10 Oberammergau Passion Play Tour 2020

    The Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 and The Best of Italy 12 days in Germany, Austria, and Italy June 22 - July 3, 2020 Enjoy 12 days in Germany, Austria, and Italy. You'll explore Innsbruck, see the...

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  • Monday, October 22 Matthew 25 Grant Award to BCWC

    For more than 40 years The Baptist Church of West Chester, PA, has provided a Saturday morning breakfast each week for the community’s homeless in its college town located near Philadelphia....

  • Monday, October 22 2019 Thrive Conference Speaker

    The wife of the man who stormed into a one-room Amish schoolhouse in Lancaster County, PA, shooting 10 schoolgirls, five of them fatally, will never forget the phone call she got from her husband...

  • Sunday, October 21 Ordination Honors

    At the ABCOPAD Biennial Leadership Conference, a host of folks received recognition for their years' ordination at the Ministers Council Banquet. It’s 30 years for Mark Mahserjian-Smith. Be...

  • Saturday, October 20 2018 ABCOPAD Ministers Council

    The Ministers Council elected their new Executive Committee at this year's Biennial Leadership Conference in Altoona. PA. Please pray for these leaders as they move forward together in ministry.

  • Saturday, October 20 2018 BLC Flashback

    While the 2018 ABCOPAD Biennial Leadership Conference has concluded, there were lots of "takeaways"! Challenging messages from keynote speakers, insightful lessons from workshop leaders, meaningful...

  • Thursday, October 18 Dr. David Parajon

    Dr. David Parajon, our ABC Medical Missionary to Nicaragua will be speaking twice in the area. Sunday, October 21 at 3:30 James Street Mennonite Church, 323 W. James St. Lancaster, PA Tuesday,...

  • Thursday, October 18 Craig W Martin Award 2018

    The Craig W. Martin award winners were announced at the Biennial Leadership Conference during the Ministers Council Banquet. The recipients were the Rev. Robert Rice , Pastor of the FBC, Muncy (...

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