American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

Coming Up at ABCOPAD!
  • Saturday, September 30 ABWM FALL RETREAT Southwest Region

    September 30, 2017 Indian Creek Baptist Church Rev. Dr. Jeff Johnson DETAILS HERE

  • Saturday, October 07 Peacemaking Conference

    “Searching for Peace in a Chaotic World” A special one-day conference to help us explore what it looks like for us to live and move as peacemakers in our world today. Saturday, October 7...

  • Saturday, October 14 ABWM FALL RETREAT Southeast Region

    October 14, 2017 First Baptist Church, Lancaster Rev. Lumi Nickols & Rev. Mary Lewis DOWNLOADABLE FLIER

  • Saturday, October 14 ABWM FALL RETREAT Central Region

    October 14, 2017 First Regular Baptist Church of Huntingdon Kristin Paluszka & Mark Mahserjian-Smith DOWNLOADABLE FLIER

  • Saturday, October 21 ABWM FALL RETREAT Northwest Region

    October 20, 2017 Greenfield Baptist Church Pastor Myra Goss DOWNLOADABLE FLIER

  • Saturday, September 23 ABHMS Pledges to Rebuild, Restore, Renew 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...

  • Saturday, September 23 In Between Hurricanes

    The American Baptist Churches of Puerto Rico hosted the Executive Committee of the ABCUSA Board of General Ministries on September 14-16, 2017 – in between hurricanes! The gracious hospitality...

  • Wednesday, September 20 FBC Clendenin Thanks ABCOPAD

    We often hear the phrase that we, as the Church, are “the hands and feet of Christ”, but there is nothing more blessed to our Heavenly Father than to see that lived out in the lives of...

  • 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...

  • Tuesday, September 12 Christian Sympathy Paul LeVan

    Rev. Paul R. LeVan, age 86, of Erie, formerly of North East, died on Saturday September 9, 2017, at UMPC Hamot. He was born on March 6, 1931, in Muncy, PA, to the late Nelson and Helen (Wertman)...

  • Tuesday, September 05 BAPTISTS, JEWS, AND THE HOLOCAUST

    How did Baptists respond to the rise of the Nazis in Germany and their persecution of the Jewish people throughout Europe? General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA, Dr. Lee B. Spitzer,...

  • Thursday, August 31 OGHS Hurricane Harvey Relief

    In response to Hurricane Harvey’s devastation along the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has released $10,000 in One Great Hour of Sharing...

  • Monday, August 28 Hurricane Harvey

    Dear ABCOPAD regional family, Our mind and hearts over the weekend and this Monday are filled with prayers for our brothers and sisters in Christ in Texas and the Gulf Coast who are dealing with the...

  • Thursday, August 24 Peacemaking Conference

    “Searching for Peace in a Chaotic World” A special one-day conference to help us explore what it looks like for us to live and move as peacemakers in our world today. Saturday, October 7...

  • Tuesday, August 22 The Revolutionary Power of the Lords Prayer

    Many Christians know the popular Scripture known as the Lord’s Prayer. But do we realize the true power of this deceptively simple yet significant model for prayer? In The Revolutionary Power...

  • Tuesday, August 22 Dick and Carol Visser

    MMBB has published their 2016 annual report. One of the clergy couples showcased in this year's publication is our very own Rev. Dr. Richard "Dick" and Rev. Carol Visser. Earlier this year, these...

  • Monday, August 14 Lynn Eib Featured by MMBB

    Perhaps you've seen it --- Lynn Eib was featured in the Summer 2017 edition of Notes & News [MMBB]. The article spotlights her newest book, Peace in the Face of Cancer , and describes her work as...

  • Monday, August 14 WMO 2017

    Every year during September and October, International Ministries sends churches free resources about global mission. This is the World Mission Offering — a time for congregations to come...

  • Monday, August 14 ABHMS Decries Charlottesville Violence

    American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) denounces and condemns—in the strongest manner possible—the violent and deadly demonstration led by a host of white supremacist...

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  • Tuesday, September 19 Mission Discovery In Honduras

    Pastor David Braneky (Baptist Church of West Chester) shared, I wanted to share these reflections with you from a member of our church who went on a mission trip to Honduras this summer as part of an...

  • Tuesday, September 19 ABCOPAD Grant Makes Summer Lunch Ministry Possible At Upland BC

    Link to a picture video of this event During the school year, thousands of low income students eat free or reduced priced meals at school. But when school closes for the summer, and kids don’t...

  • Wednesday, September 13 Luther Wesley Smith Award

    Jeff Johnson had the privilege of being at the First Baptist Church of Lansdale where our former staff member, Eric Kraihanzel is the Senior Pastor. He was there to kick off their month long emphasis...

  • Wednesday, September 13 Erika Spring Ordination

    It was a night of rejoicing at North Hills Community Baptist Church as the congregation joined together to ordain Erika Spring to the ministry of the Gospel. Erika had two friends join in the...

  • Wednesday, September 13 Brian and Lynette Smith

    Mark Mahserjian-Smith had lunch with Brian and Lynette Smith and their two boys. It was great catching up with these partners in ministry who are called to be IM Missionaries to Haiti. Brian and...

  • Wednesday, September 13 ABCOPAD Biennial Planning

    The ABCOPAD Biennial Leadership Conference (BLC) planning committee gathered at the First Regular Baptist Church of Huntingdon (Pastor John Staje was our host) to begin planning the 2018 BLC. Please...

  • Monday, September 04 Indian Creek Baptist Church Campground Ministry

    For thirty five summers Indian Creek Baptist Church has been holding Sunday “Campground Services” at the local “Mill Run Campground”. It began in 1983 with several of the...

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