American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

ABCOPAD News

  • 11/10/2018 - 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...
  • 11/5/2018 - 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...
  • 11/4/2018 - 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...
  • 11/1/2018 - 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...
  • 11/1/2018 - 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...
  • 10/29/2018 - 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...
  • 10/26/2018 - ABCOPAD Communications
  • 10/22/2018 - 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...
  • 10/11/2018 - ABWM and Domestic Violence
    American Baptist Women’s Ministries announces the 2018-2019 Mission Focus, Domestic Violence. This critical topic has impact upon women, men, and children across all demographics, in all...
  • 10/11/2018 - 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...
  • 10/8/2018 - 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...
  • 10/8/2018 - The Making of a Preacher
    Are preachers born or made? According to preacher, author, and educator Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, “No one is born with the mindset, disciplines, or skills necessary to be an effective preacher of...
  • 10/8/2018 - ACTS Highlighted in National News of ABCUSA
    Feeling Called by God to Church Service? The Academy of Christian Service and Training ( ACTS ) was recently highlighted in a news feature of the American Baptist Churches, USA. Kudos to Pastor Ruth...
  • 9/27/2018 - AutumnQuest Pre-Retirement Seminar
    Preparing for a Fulfilling and Enjoyable Retirement Workshop for ABC Ministerial Leaders and Spouses First Baptist Church, Milton, PA November 26-27, 2018 Retirement is a significant transition,...
  • 9/26/2018 - 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...
  • 9/20/2018 - 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...
  • 9/20/2018 - ABHMS Announces New ‘Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico’ Goal
    One year since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico and as American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) ongoing “ Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico ”...
  • 9/20/2018 - OGHS Funds Released in Response to Hurricane Florence
    In response to Hurricane Florence, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has begun to release One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) Emergency Disaster-response funds, on behalf of American...
  • 9/20/2018 - 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...
  • 9/17/2018 - ABCOPAD Regional Ministry Associates
    As a regional family we have been focusing on Tod Bolsinger’s book, Canoeing the Mountains and the challenge of what it means for us as ministries to go ‘off map’ and engage our...
  • 9/2/2018 - Canoeing The Mountains Facebook
    ANNOUNCING: A new ABCOPAD Facebook Page: ABCOPAD: CANOEING THE MOUNTAINS Following the online course " Life Lessons From The Lewis and Clark Expedition," a new ABCOPAD Facebook page has been...
  • 6/10/2018 - 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...