American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

Coming Up at ABCOPAD!
  • Thursday, December 28 DR Mission_Trip to Las Colinas (I)

    Mission Teams to the Dominican Republic TEAM I: December 28, 2017- January 8, 2018 and TEAM II: January 8, 2018 – January 18, 2018 (dates approximate) DETAILS HERE

  • Monday, January 01 DR Mission Trip to Las Colinas (I)

    Mission Teams to the Dominican Republic TEAM I: December 28, 2017- January 8, 2018 and TEAM II: January 8, 2018 – January 18, 2018 (dates approximate) DETAILS HERE

  • Monday, January 08 DR Mission Trip to Las Colinas (II)

    Mission Teams to the Dominican Republic TEAM I: December 28, 2017- January 8, 2018 and TEAM II: January 8, 2018 – January 18, 2018 (dates approximate) DETAILS HERE

  • Wednesday, January 31 Houses 4 Haiti

    HOUSES 4 HAITI Our first mission trip to Grand Goave is scheduled for the week of January 31 - February 7, 2018 . This trip will be for the first 15 people to reserve a spot. We hope to provide...

  • Friday, July 13 THRIVE Conference 2018

    THRIVE CONFERENCE 2018 Sponsored by ABWMOPAD July 13-15, 2018 Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA Details HERE

  • Friday, November 17 Emergency Preparedness Resources

    The world is changing before our eyes, and as congregations we can’t escape the reality that we need to be prepared for any number of emergency situations that may develop. The truth is that...

  • Wednesday, November 15 ABCOPAD Staff Changes

    Dear ABCOPAD Family, Over seven years ago, the LORD brought the Rev. Dr. Kevin Walden to be a part of our ABCOPAD Regional Staff. Within a few months of his arrival, we launched out on a totally new...

  • Tuesday, November 14 Stewardship Resources Available

    From ABCUSA ---- The following themes are available free of charge while supplies last. Quantities of some items may be limited. Please email your request to ABCResources@abc-usa.org or call...

  • 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...

  • Friday, October 27 Matthew 25 Grant to New Albany Baptist Church

    A $1,000 Matthew 25 grant from American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) is supporting a free clothing ministry and school supplies initiative in New Albany, Pa., a community of about 300 families in...

  • Friday, October 20 ABHMS Continues to Support Restoration of Puerto Rico

    As three American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) staff members return to Puerto Rico this week, the organization affirms its commitment to its “ Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto...

  • Friday, October 13 OGHS Funds Released in Response to California Fires

    In response to wildfires that have been raging throughout Northern California since Oct. 8, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA), has...

  • Thursday, October 12 ABCOPAD Hurricane Update

    Message from Pastor Frank Frischkorn & Mark Mahserjian-Smith From September 28 – October 4, I had a chance to travel to Texas and Louisiana working on ABCOPAD’s response to the recent...

  • Tuesday, October 10 ABHMS Discipleship Matters Bulletin Inserts

    In response to requests for bulletin inserts aligned with American Baptist values, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will debut in January 2018 its new “Discipleship...

  • Monday, October 02 Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico

    In response to the devastating one-two punch leveled at Puerto Rico first by Hurricane Irma and most recently by Hurricane Maria, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), in partnership with...

  • Sunday, October 01 2018-2019 Directory Calendar

    The 2018-2019 ABC Directory/Planning Calendar is now available. Churches and individuals may print this calendar as a reference tool for use in weekly planning throughout the calendar year. Available...

  • Wednesday, September 13 Live Generously

    Live Generously , based on 2 Corinthians 8:9, is the theme for just-released stewardship resources published by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center. Together, they provide a creative, comprehensive,...

  • Wednesday, September 13 ABWM 2018 Shine the Light Award

    Nominations are being accepted now for the 2018 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 13 ABCOPAD Hurricane Relief Fund

    If you would like to help support our Hurricane Disaster Relief teams, you can donate to the ABCOPAD Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund . Donations can be made online HERE . Please note: This is...

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  • Saturday, November 18 Walden Appointment

    Rev. Dr. Kevin Walden, Regional Pastor with Pastoral Leaders, has been called to become the [ABCUSA] Associate General Secretary for Congregational and Pastoral Effectiveness, effective January 1,...

  • Tuesday, October 31 Northumberland Baptist Association Hygiene Kits

    Following the Northumberland Baptist Association meeting a team got together to create hygiene kits. Everyone at the NBA meeting brought donated items for the kits. Mary Ritter and her husband Pastor...

  • Tuesday, October 31 Northumberland Association Men

    The Northumberland AB Men gathered for their fall meeting. The men gathered at the First Baptist Church of Berwick and enjoyed a delicious roast beef and mashed potato dinner made by members of the...

  • Tuesday, October 31 2017 Catalyst

    Regional Executive Pastor Frank Frischkorn pulled together 25 pastoral leaders from across ABCOPAD to attend the Catalyst event in Lancaster. It was a very exciting day as the theme for Catalyst this...

  • Tuesday, October 31 First Baptist Tarentum Pulpit Committee

    Recently, Kevin Walden worked with the deacons at First Baptist Tarentum (Pittsburgh Association). Their pastor retired after 31 years! We talked about the typical interim process. It was a wonderful...

  • Tuesday, October 31 Union Baptist Swissvale

    Union Baptist in Swissvale, PA (Pittsburgh) is being served by interim pastor, The Rev. Dr. Michael Friday. Recently, Minister Les Scales was called upon to preach. Les is a bright young man who...

  • Tuesday, October 31 Nicaragau Cyberbox Library Project

    Mark Mahserjian-Smith joined Pastor Arthur Campbell Reed at the United Baptist Church of Elmira, NY, to promote the 2018 Nicaragau Cyberbox / Library project. In 2015 ABCOPAD partnered with ABC New...

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