American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

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  • Tuesday, December 18 Advent Bible Study 4

  • Tuesday, December 25 Christmas

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  • Saturday, February 23 Destination DR

    Mission Trip: Dominican Republic Date: February 23 - March 3, 2019 Cost: $1100 Host Church: Christ's American Baptist Church, Spring Grove, PA

  • Tuesday, March 12 Mission Trip Puerto Rico 2

    March 12 - 19, 2019 Trip to Puerto Rico Led by Paula Sommerfeldt ABCOPAD American Baptist Women's Ministries Details HERE

  • Monday, March 18 Mission Trip Parchment Valley

    March 18 - 24, 2019 Trip to Parchment Valley Conference Center in Ripley, WV Led by Rev. Chris Davis Centre Association Details HERE

  • Tuesday, December 11 ABCUSA Call for Reflection, Prayer, and Reconciliation

    At its recent meeting, November 9-11, 2018, in King of Prussia, Pa., the Board of General Ministries of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) voted to endorse the National Call for Reflection,...

  • Friday, December 07 Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Johnson Health Update

    Dear ABCOPAD Family, Last night the members of the ABCOPAD Board met in a GoToMeeting call to formulate the 2019 Budget as well as to address a number of other matters of business. One of those items...

  • Sunday, November 18 CA Wildfires Statement

    At this time of year We give thanks for air to breathe, Food to eat, And shelter over our heads. We pray for those who have lost loved ones, are missing loved ones, and for those who have lost or are...

  • Saturday, November 17 MinistrElife Online Platform

    American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) introduced its new online platform [ ministrElife ] specially developed for American Baptist ministry professionals and lay leaders. Space for Grace...

  • Saturday, November 10 Christian Sympathy Rev George Herrick

    Rev. George T. Herrick, 86, of Waverly, New York, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at the Robert Packer Hospital following a brief illness. He was born on July 22, 1932 in...

  • Monday, November 05 ABC Reads 2019-2020

    American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and its publishing ministry, Judson Press, announce that “ The Revolutionary Power of the Lord’s Prayer ” by Dr. Alice Burnette...

  • Sunday, November 04 Teacher Training With Jesus

    A great Christmas gift idea for Christian educators, Sunday School teachers, Bible study leaders, and even public school teachers. Veteran teacher and author Susan O’Carroll Drake combines...

  • Thursday, November 01 ABCOPAD Author Michael Friday

    Kudos to Michael P Friday ( Union Baptist Church in Swissvale, Pittsburgh), who has recently published a book And Lead Us Not Into Dysfunction: T he Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Church...

  • Thursday, November 01 2018 MMBB Thank You Offering

    For many pastors and lay church workers, retirement can be a time of financial hardship and stressful uncertainty. With roots dating back to the mid-1930s, in 1977 MMBB Financial Services and...

  • Monday, October 29 Acting General Secretary Reflects on Recent Violence

    Rev. Dr. C. Jeff Woods, Acting General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA, shared the words below following recent violent and hate-filled crimes: Unfortunately, our week has been filled with...

  • Friday, October 26 ABCOPAD Communications

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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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  • Friday, December 14 FBC Reading Anniversary

    First Baptist Church, Reading, recently celebrated its 190th Anniversary. Rev David Turley serves as the interim. Rev Dr David Skinner brought an encouraging message to the urban congregation. He...

  • Friday, December 14 Welsh Christmas Cookies

    Mark Mahserjian-Smith writes: Following morning worship at United Baptist Church, Scranton, the church family gathered together for coffee, cookies and fellowship. As Susan and I traveled to the...

  • Friday, December 14 Who's Who

    Just a quick look at some of our great ABCOPAD pastors ---- Patrick Parson (FBC, Blossburg), his wife Bianca, and their 6-month-old daughter Selah. David Brown (Royersford Baptist) Sue Wilson-Radel...

  • Friday, November 23 Serving In Puerto Rico

    Sally Perry, a member of our ABCOPAD Disaster Relief Team currently serving in Puerto Rico sent a couple of pictures of the church the team is working on in San Juan. The team will be celebrating...

  • Friday, November 23 A Glimpse of Life at FBC Brookville

    Recently, Mark Mahserjian-Smith attended morning worship at FBC Brookville, hoping to catch up with their new pastor... but he was away. Worship leader Bob. Radaker led the service and guest Preacher...

  • Friday, November 23 Teaching at Waynesburg University

    Jeff Johnson writes ... Recently I had the privilege of teaching alongside Pastor Cristy Wise at Wayesburg University where she is a professor in both the religion and communications departments. I...

  • Friday, November 23 Giving Tuesday November 27

    Giving Tuesday --- November 27 When you make a contribution to ABCOPAD - Partners in Ministry on "Giving Tuesday," your donation is DOUBLED through a matching funds campaign by PayPal! Whether you...

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