American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

Coming Up at ABCOPAD!
  • Friday, July 29 ABMen Retreat

    Reserve the date: The 62nd Annual Layman’s Retreat will be held from July 29 through July 31, 2016 at Shippensburg University. We hope to see you there! additional information coming...

  • Thursday, August 11 Global Leadership Summit

    The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event telecast LIVE in HD from Willow’s campus near Chicago every August to hundreds of locations in North America. You are invited to join an expected...

  • Saturday, August 27 ACTS Preaching Course

    The Academy of Christian Training and Service offers a 6-week ONLINE course PREACHING Saturdays: 8:00am-12:15pm August 27 September 3, 10, 17, 24 October 1 Details HERE

  • Saturday, October 08 ACTS Pastoral Leadership Course

    The Academy of Christian Training and Service offers a 6-week ONLINE course PASTORAL LEADERSHIP Saturdays: 8:00am-12:15pm October 8, 15, 22 November 5, 12, 19 Details HERE

  • Thursday, October 27 ABCOPAD Biennial

    “…Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within...

ABCOPAD Sidebar!

 

  • Wednesday, July 13 Update on West Virginia Flooding

    To put this all in perspective, consider this: 5,000 businesses and homes have been damaged if not outright destroyed. 20,000 people have been presently displaced; some permanently. If all these...

  • Wednesday, June 29 Flooding in West Virginia

    Dr. Jeffrey Johnson writes: I spent half of Tuesday morning and the better part of that same afternoon touring one of the three most impacted counties from the flooding in West Virginia just one week...

  • Monday, June 27 Pastors Serve The St. Martin Center

    At our pastor's retreat at Camp Judson, the retreat participants brought toiletries to help the St. Martin Center in Erie. In fact, the group helped to donate 31 hygiene kits. Low Income households...

  • Thursday, June 23 FBC McKees Rocks Responded Shooting

    First Baptist of McKees Rocks responded to a youth shooting at their neighborhood school in a creative way. Authorities are still searching for a gunman who shot a 17-year-old student in the arm in...

  • Tuesday, June 21 ABCUSA Board of General Ministries Meets

    The Board of General Ministries of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) met June 16-18, 2016, at the Green Lake Conference Center/American Baptist Assembly in Green Lake, Wisconsin. On Thursday,...

  • Friday, June 17 ABHMS Urges American Baptists to Advocate for Gun Violence Prevention

    VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/17/16) —Following the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) stands with Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence (FUPGV)...

  • Thursday, June 16 ABHMS Summer Volunteer Mission Opportunities

    American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) seeks volunteers for a variety of summer mission opportunities that will transform lives and bolster communities across the United States. There are...

  • Thursday, June 16 Prayers for Grace

    American Baptist Leaders Share Prayers for Grace, Strength VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/13/16)—Following yesterday’s mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., American Baptist leaders offer prayers of...

  • Wednesday, June 01 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL PROJECTS 2016

    This year, your VBS can do something extraordinary By having the kids in your church's Vacation Bible School take part in supporting one or more of the greatly-needed mission projects below,...

  • Wednesday, May 18 Global Leadership Summit

    GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT * August 11-12, 2016 The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event telecast LIVE in HD from Willow’s campus near Chicago every August to hundreds of locations in...

  • Thursday, April 28 Sabbatical Announcement

    On May 1st, Mark Mahserjian-Smith, ABCOPAD Regional Pastor for Mission and Communications, will begin a 4-month sabbatical. During his leave, Mark will not be checking his email or responding to...

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  • Thursday, June 23 FBC McKees Rocks Responds to Shooting

    First Baptist of McKees Rocks responded to a youth shooting at their neighborhood school in a creative way. Authorities are still searching for a gunman who shot a 17-year-old student in the arm in...

  • Thursday, June 16 NOTES NEWS June

    An excellent op/ed by Frank Frischkorn offers thoughts on the notion of call and commissioning by God. Notes from our Regional Pastors are also included. And don't miss announcements and registration...

  • Tuesday, June 07 Joseph now in person

    David Earnest , pastor of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Greene County, is taking his role as Joseph VERY seriously going so far as to shave his head to portray the part. Each session Pastor David...

  • Tuesday, June 07 Visser Honored

    The Rev. Dr. Richard "Dick" Visser was honored for his many years of pastoral service to the community of Waynesburg, specifically, and the Kingdom Of God, universally, with the conferment of the...

  • Monday, May 23 2016 Riverside Association Spring Meeting

    The Riverside Association met at the New Hope Christian Church in Broomall for their yearly gathering. Pastor Marcos Almonte, Moderator of the Association, led the meeting. Following a fellowship...

  • Sunday, May 22 FBC York Dedication

    The First Baptist Church of York celebrated the Dedication of Phase II of their building plan. Fifteen years ago they completed the first phase of construction on Druck Valley Road and today they...

  • Sunday, May 22 ABWM Spring Board Meeting

    What a great day with the ABWM team of PA/DE. As Pastor Jeff Johnson said "everyone on the regional team is giving praise reports!" Great stuff is happening in ABWM so 'stay tuned.' Pastor Jeff gave...

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