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  • Sunday, March 04 Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing… Texas 3

    When Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast in late August 2017, it brought with it 130 mph winds and torrential rain. The result was flooding, power outages, downed trees and...

  • Tuesday, March 06 ACTS World Religions and Cults 1

    Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, 26 Details HERE This is a four week study, offered totally online, under the auspices ABCOPAD’s Academy of Christian Training and Service (ACTS). The 90 minute classes...

  • Sunday, March 11 Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing… Texas 4

    When Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast in late August 2017, it brought with it 130 mph winds and torrential rain. The result was flooding, power outages, downed trees and...

  • Tuesday, March 13 ACTS World Religions and Cults 2

    Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, 26 Details HERE This is a four week study, offered totally online, under the auspices ABCOPAD’s Academy of Christian Training and Service (ACTS). The 90 minute classes...

  • Sunday, March 18 Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing… Texas 5

    When Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast in late August 2017, it brought with it 130 mph winds and torrential rain. The result was flooding, power outages, downed trees and...

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  • Thursday, February 22 ABCNJ Executive Minister Search

    The American Baptist Churches of New Jersey are now receiving applications for their next Executive Minister. To request information about this ministry opportunity, including a position announcement...

  • Thursday, February 22 ABCUSA Puerto Rico Sister Church Initiative

    Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico Executive Minister Rev. Edgardo M. Caraballo Marín and American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) General Secretary Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer are pleased to invite...

  • Thursday, February 15 Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

    Houston, Texas May 13-19, 2018 Team Leaders: Rev. Mark Brady, Pastor FBC, Kitttanning p Rev. Tim Schwartz Disaster Relief Coordinator, Houston/Galveston More than likely, our teams will be working on...

  • Tuesday, February 13 ABHMS Puerto Rico Fundraising Goal Surpassed

    Thanks to the generous contributions of congregations, organizations and individuals both in and outside of the American Baptist family, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is elated to...

  • Monday, February 12 La Paz Mexico Mission Trips 2018

    TRIP #1 June 23-30 TRIP #2 June 29 - July 6 Interested in going? Contact Eric Kraihanzel 610-464-5714 or revejk@gmail.com

  • Monday, February 12 Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico

    Continuing Dates through 2018 Puerto Rico Join ABHMS and the Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico region in hands-on work to restore Seminario Evangélico de Puerto, churches, schools, missions and...

  • Monday, February 12 ABCUSA General Sect Lee Spitzer at Puerto Rico

    In recent months, Rev. Dr. Lee Spitzer, General Secretary of the American Baptist Churches USA, had opportunity to visit with congregants in Puerto Rico. Below are two video recordings of...

  • Friday, February 09 Green Lake Conference Center 2018

    Green Lake Conference Center is the historic place and space of ReCreation for Christian groups to discover God's better version of themselves and their world and for nonprofit, educational and...

  • Tuesday, February 06 Tuskeegee Alabama Rural Ministry

    Parkesburg Baptist Church Summer 2018 Mission Trip July 15- 21, 2018 Where: Tuskegee, Alabama Work: Alabama Rural Ministry focuses on rural poverty, helping those in need through home repair and...

  • Friday, February 02 The Road To Resurrection

    Springfield Baptist Church is planning a very special weekend in spiritual preparation for Easter. The congregation will present a community outreach program: “ The Road to Resurrection ”...

  • Thursday, February 01 A Higher Way American Baptists and Our Neighbors

    American Baptist Churches USA General Secretary Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer published a pastoral letter today entitled, “A Higher Way: American Baptists and Our Neighbors.” Read the full...

  • Thursday, February 01 Christian Sympathy Earnest Jones

    A funeral service celebrating the life of Rev. Dr. Ernest H. Jones, age 56, of Newark and formerly of Brooklyn, New York will be held on Saturday, February 3, at First Baptist Church of Newark, 1000...

  • Thursday, February 01 ABHMS honors Black History Month

    Throughout the month of February, and continuing each Thursday, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will feature a different prominent Baptist individual on its website in honor of Black...

  • Wednesday, January 31 ABCUSA Chaplain Endorsements

    Congratulations to all of our newly endorsed chaplains in 2017 including two ABCOPAD clergy [ American Baptist Chaplaincy and Specialized Ministries ] : The Rev. Richard Hill - Healthcare Chaplain...

  • Wednesday, January 31 BIM Moves To New Location

    On February 2, 2018, the domestic personnel of International Ministries (IM) will be making a half-mile move to a new office space. IM will be open for ministry business on February 5. Please make...

  • Tuesday, January 30 ABCUSA Leaders Visit Puerto Rico

    A delegation of American Baptists and partners led by American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) and American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) traveled to Puerto Rico January 26-29, 2018, to meet...

  • Thursday, January 25 Christian Sympathy Eugene Charsky

    Eugene Arthur Charsky, 84, of Wellsboro, a devoted servant of the Lord’s ministry for over 58 years, finished his work here and was called home by the Lord on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the...

  • Wednesday, January 24 Lenten Journal 2018

    It's been an annual gift from Dr. Richard Rusbuldt. Our former Executive Minister has once again provided the ABCOPAD family with an outstanding devotional booklet for the Lenten season. Thanks,...

  • Tuesday, January 23 ABWM Calls New Executive Director

    The national board of managers of American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM) announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, that the Rev. Gina C. Jacobs-Strain has accepted its invitation and call to...

  • Tuesday, January 23 ABCOPAD, Jefferson Baptist, and Haiti

    Volunteers from across the region are preparing for a week of volunteer service in Haiti. Here is an update from Jefferson Baptist Church and Pastor John Dorean. Let's keep the members of this team...

  • Wednesday, January 17 Discipleship Matters

    In response to requests for bulletin inserts aligned with American Baptist values, ABHMS has created the “Discipleship Matters” fee-free monthly inserts for inclusion in church bulletins....

  • Tuesday, January 16 The Extraordinary Story of Ann Hasseltine Judson

    Judson Press, the publishing arm of American Baptist Home Mission Societies, announces the release of The Extraordinary Story of Ann Hasseltine Judson: A Life Beyond Boundaries , by noted author...

  • Tuesday, January 16 America For Christ 2018

    For American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), equipping disciples entails supporting and enabling highly motivated Christian disciple-makers who are delivering the Good News of Jesus Christ...

  • Friday, January 12 ABHMS 2018 Volunteer Mission Opportunities

    Volunteer to help rebuild, restore, renew and bring God’s healing love to families and communities across the United States mainland and Puerto Rico Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing . . . Puerto...

  • Friday, January 05 Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Update

    More Pictures from FBC Norristown https://photos.app.goo.gl/zK0xo0agnAh0RKyz1 More Pictures from FBC Bethlehem https://photos.app.goo.gl/eVdOnu0UplAGCcCH2 More Pictures from Parkesburg Baptist Church...

  • Wednesday, January 03 Christian Sympathy Thomas McInnes

    Rev. Thomas J. McInnes, Chaplain (Col), U.S. Army Retired, accepted his final assignment to be present with his Lord Jesus Christ on Dec. 16th, surrounded by his loving family. Rev. McInnes leaves a...

  • Wednesday, November 01 Stand in the Gap

    It’s been more than a month since Hurricanes Irma and Maria together delivered a devastating one-two punch to the people of Puerto Rico. Seventy percent of homes, hospitals, churches, schools...

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  • Tuesday, February 20 World Religions and Cults

    Pastor Randy Powell and Jeff Johnson went online for a test run of the upcoming Leader/Lay Learning Class being offered in March. The course will be totally online, an hour and a half for four...

  • Tuesday, February 20 Volunteer Mission Opportunities

    Hoping to make the region website more user friendly, we've redesigned the pages listing volunteer mission opportunities. It's a quick click from the ABCOPAD "Home Page" to "Mission Trips" where...

  • Sunday, February 18 WWJD Christian Center

    Sunday morning, Jeff Johnson had the pleasure and privilege of worshipping at the WWJD Christian Center in West Waynesburg PA. He was there, in part, to present a grant check from the region to the...

  • Sunday, February 18 West Shore Worship

    Recently, Mark Mahserjian-Smith had a chance to join the contemporary worship service at the West Shore Baptist Church before disembarking to Israel. It was great connecting with so many friends at...

  • Friday, February 16 LLC at Lansdale

    Recently, one of our region's LLC met in Lansdale for our February meeting. Pastor Christopher Hamilton was the host. You might remember our former Regional Pastor For Student Ministries, Eric...

  • Thursday, February 15 Uniontown Tornado

    As you may have seen on the news, an EF1 tornado touched down in Uniontown Pennsylvania (50 miles south of Pittsburgh) on the evening of February 15. It hit a northern part of the town. No lives were...

  • Sunday, February 11 Worship at Moreland Baptist Church

    Recently, Mark Mahserjian-Smith worshiped with the congregation at Moreland Baptist Church. You will recall Moreland sent a disaster relief team to Huston in January. It was great have a chance to...

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