American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

ABCOPAD News

  • 5/23/2018 - Worship Security and Safety Workshop
    Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00 am (doors open 9:30 am ) at CrossPoint Church 1414 Pennsylvania Avenue Bethlehem, Pa The Pennsylvania Crime Prevention Officers’ Association will conduct a free...
  • 5/16/2018 - Reconciliation and Reparation
    The United States is one of the richest countries in the world, but it is plagued by economic inequality—which too often affects people of African descent. In Reconciliation & Reparation:...
  • 5/9/2018 - One Great Hour Of Sharing Resources 2018
    One Great Hour of Sharing (“OGHS”) is one of four annual offerings received by American Baptist churches. OGHS makes the love of Christ real for individuals and communities around the...
  • 5/9/2018 - Hear the Call Retreat
    Are you sensing a call to global missions? Registration is now open for the high-intensity Hear the Call retreat, sponsored by International Ministries (IM). This retreat is designed for adults who...
  • 5/9/2018 - $1,000 Matthew 25 Grant to FBC, Sharon
    A $1,000 Matthew 25 Grant from American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) helped First Baptist Church in Sharon, PA, purchase food this past year for an after-school program the congregation has run...
  • 5/9/2018 - Stewardship Resources Available
    Select stewardship resources produced by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center are available free of charge while supplies last. Quantities of some items may be limited. Materials available include:...
  • 5/9/2018 - 2018 Excellence in Ministry Awards
    The ABCOPAD Ministers Council presents two Craig W. Martin EXCELLENCE IN MINISTRY awards at the Pastors’ Banquet each year at Biennial. The first award is for those who have been in ministry...
  • 4/25/2018 - Get Your Church Ready To Grow
    Declining church membership across the nation has made church growth a hot topic of discussion at annual meetings and leadership conferences. But, how prepared is your church to grow? Nationally...
  • 4/25/2018 - 2018 Clergy Ethics Course
    Clergy Ethics Friday, June 1 (6 p.m. – 10 p.m.) Saturday, June 2 (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Site: Greater Harrisburg Area Exact Location to Be Determined Link To Course details, schedule, on-line...
  • 4/18/2018 - 2018 ABMen National Conference
    On September 7-9, 2018, American Baptist Men USA will host its first National Men’s Conference in many years. This conference will be held at the Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake, WI....
  • 4/16/2018 - Summit by the Sea
    The American Baptist Churches USA 2019 Biennial Mission Summit will be held June 21-23, 2019 , at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va. Join us for a “Summit by the...
  • 4/13/2018 - Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing: Puerto Rico #1
    May 26 – June 2, 2018 ABCOPAD & ABCNJ Join American Baptist Home Mission Societies and Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico for ongoing volunteer service work as we seek to rebuild, restore...
  • 4/12/2018 - Connect 2018
    American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages American Baptist clergy in their 20s, 30s and early 40s to register for “Connect 2018,” the first gathering of its American...
  • 3/20/2018 - Summer Camp 2018
    Spring has sprung! It's time to start thinking about summer camp opportunities! There are many opportunities for people of all ages in our regional family to enjoy camping and retreat experiences. As...
  • 3/19/2018 - Side By Side
    “The twenty-first century may well be defined by interfaith relationships,” Charles Kimball observes in the foreword to “Side by Side: Being Christian in a Multifaith World,”...
  • 3/14/2018 - Camp Judson Coming Events
    Women’s Retreat: April 13-14 Check out the details HERE Summer Camp Registration now Open Check out the details HERE .
  • 3/14/2018 - Camp Judson Hiring
    Camp Judson is in the midst of hiring summer staff and we have some big holes that we are struggling to find applicants with. These are all paid positions that include lodging and meals. Counselors...
  • 3/14/2018 - IM Expands Vacation Bible School Projects
    A note from Sharon Koh (Executive Director, IM) -- Vacation Bible School is the perfect time to get your children and families fired up about global mission! I have great memories of sitting in VBS...
  • 3/6/2018 - 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,”...
  • 2/22/2018 - 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...
  • 2/13/2018 - 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...
  • 2/12/2018 - 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...
  • 2/12/2018 - 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...
  • 2/12/2018 - 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
  • 2/9/2018 - 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...
  • 1/12/2018 - 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...