American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

Coming Up at ABCOPAD!
  • Saturday, August 01 PROVERBial Girl Conference [ABGirls]

    August 1, 2015 Central Baptist Church Williamsport, PA Registration Information: Contact Dana Spickler danerflower@hotmail.com

  • Friday, July 03 ABEC Job Listing

    The American Baptist Extension Corporation is looking for a person who will do two primary things: #1 encourage individuals and congregations to invest with ABEC to support building projects in other...

  • Friday, July 03 ABCUSA General Secretary Search

    OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABNS 6/28/15)—ABCUSA President Rev. Dr. Don Ng read the following statement of the Board of General Ministries at the Sunday morning, June 28, business meeting at the...

  • Friday, July 03 Dr. Laura Paraj√≥n Honored as "Rural Hero"

    Dr. Laura Parajón, an American Baptist International Ministries (IM) medical missionary serving in Nicaragua and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), has been named one...

  • Friday, July 03 ABHMS Calls New Executive Director

    VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/25/15) —At its semiannual meeting yesterday, the Board of Directors of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) voted unanimously to call the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey...

  • Sunday, June 21 Christian Sympathy Ron Raught

    Early on Friday morning, June 19, 2015, surrounded by his family and a choir of angels, Rev. Ron Raught left us behind and entered into God's presence. No doubts, he has a big smile on his face as he...

  • Sunday, June 21 Christian Sympathy Dean Hegarty

    Christian Sympathy is extended to the family of Dean Hegarty, upon his passing into eternal life on Saturday, June 19, 2015. His wife, Erma, testifies that her family has received the comfort and...

  • Thursday, June 11 Regional Directory Update

    A new copy of the ABCOPAD Regional Church Directory has been recently posted on the region's website. As is often the case, because of our quickly changing lives, there may be errors and out-of-date...

  • Thursday, June 11 Christian Sympathy Leon Nelson

    We recently received word that Rev. Leon C. Nelson, of Ottawa, KS, passed on to his eternal home on December 8, 2015. Rev. Nelson served 7 American Baptist churches, one of which was in ABCOPAD. He...

  • Tuesday, June 09 Christian Sympathy Laverne Shotwell

    LaVerne Brown Shotwell, 83, entered her eternal home June 5, 2015, at Memorial Hospital. She was a resident at St. Joseph's Home. Born December 9, 1931, in Richmond, VA to George and Pauline Turner...

  • Tuesday, June 09 Christian Sympathy John Smith

    Christian sympathy is extended to the family of John Wilson Smith. "Jack," as he was better known, had served in the ABCOPAD region in a number of leadership positions, including Regional President....

  • Wednesday, June 03 Affordable Care Act URGENT NOTICE

    Over the past month, ABCOPAD has received numerous inquiries about the Affordable Care Act. In fact, ABCOPAD has been working with an insurance consultant to help our own Regional Staff understand...

  • Tuesday, June 02 ACTS 2015 Spring Graduation

    It was a wonderful Sunday afternoon for the first graduation of ABCOPAD’s Academy of Christian Training and Service ( ACTS ). Dean of Advancement, Rev. Steve Brotzman and Dean of Academics,...

  • Sunday, May 17 Haiti: Scholarship Assistance

    Dave Jones, Pastor of First Baptist Church of Berwick, is leading a mission team to Haiti August 4-11, 2015. The team will work on two different projects in Grand Goave. They will build rubble homes...

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  • Monday, July 13 Ordination Service: Rev. Leslie Turley

    On Sunday , Jeff Johnson attended the Ordination Service for Leslie Turley. For twenty years she and her husband were IM Missionaries to Okinawa. They have returned for home assignment. Leslie, began...

  • Monday, July 06 July Haiti Mission Volunteer

    Rev. Kelly Legg, Pastor at First Baptist Church of Norristown, leads a great team of volunteers in Haiti. Hard work and Hot weather! But servant hands are blessing so many men and women, boys and...

  • Friday, July 03 2015 ABCUSA Mission Summit

    It's over.... but what a gathering!!! American Baptists from across the country and around the world came together in Overland Park, KS, for the biennial gathering of our denominational family. Two...

  • Monday, June 15 2015 ABWomens Conference

    It was an amazing Conference at Shippensburg University, June 12-14. Focused on the theme, "Our Time To Thrive," women from Pennsylvania and Delaware gathered for a time of worship, fellowship, and...

  • Thursday, June 11 June 2015 Notes and News ABCOPAD Newsletter

    Notes and News June 2015 Growth Points June 2015 issue has not arrived. Once it is delivered it will be posted. ABC of Pennsylvania & Delaware has been given permission to provide downloadable...

  • Tuesday, June 09 New Covenant Installation Service

    Many members of the ABCOPAD Family participated in the Installation service for Pastor Melody Walden at New Covenant Baptist Church , Pottstown (Central Union Association). Participants included: Dan...

  • Tuesday, June 09 2015 Centre Association Pastors and Spouses

    The Centre Association Pastors and Spouses met at Hoss's in Huntingdon. It was great seeing so many friends. Lots of laughter. One of the things that made the Centre Association Pastor's meeting fun...

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