American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

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  • Sunday, June 17 Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing…Muskogee, OK

    June 17-23, 2018 Muskogee, OK Murrow Indian Children’s Home is a residential home for orphaned Native American children. Bacone College is the oldest continuously operated institution of higher...

  • Sunday, June 17 Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing… Texas 6

    When Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast in late August 2017, it brought with it 130 mph winds and torrential rain. The result was flooding, power outages, downed trees and...

  • Saturday, June 23 La Paz Mexico Mission Trip 1

    Multi-Generational Mission Trip June 23-30, 2018 This mission trip is open to all ages. The trip is being designed to create serving opportunities for all ages. Our hope is to bring people of all...

  • Sunday, June 24 Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing… Texas 7

    When Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast in late August 2017, it brought with it 130 mph winds and torrential rain. The result was flooding, power outages, downed trees and...

  • Monday, June 25 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...

  • Wednesday, May 23 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...

  • Wednesday, May 16 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:...

  • Wednesday, May 09 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...

  • Wednesday, May 09 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:...

  • Wednesday, May 09 $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...

  • Wednesday, May 09 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...

  • Wednesday, May 09 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...

  • Wednesday, April 25 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...

  • Wednesday, April 25 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...

  • Wednesday, April 18 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....

  • Monday, April 16 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...

  • Friday, April 13 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...

  • Thursday, April 12 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...

  • Tuesday, March 20 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...

  • Monday, March 19 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,”...

  • Wednesday, March 14 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...

  • Wednesday, March 14 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...

  • Wednesday, March 14 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 .

  • Tuesday, March 06 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,”...

  • Thursday, February 22 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...

  • Tuesday, February 13 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...

  • Monday, February 12 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

  • Monday, February 12 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...

  • Monday, February 12 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...

  • Friday, February 09 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...

  • Friday, January 12 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...

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  • Monday, May 21 Jefferson Baptist Church in Haiti

    Jefferson Baptist Church has been leading many recent mission trips to Haiti including the trip this past January. Recently one member of the mission team created a great YouTube video with...

  • Monday, May 21 Jim LaVan Ministry Celebration

    Slatington Baptist Church held a surprise celebration in honor of Jim and Wendy LeVan’s 30 years of ministry in their midst. Frank Frischkorn had the privilege of preaching the morning message...

  • Monday, May 21 Delaware LLC Gathering

    The Delaware Association LLC got together at the Central Baptist Church of Wilmington, DE. The group spent time drilling down into the book Canoeing The Mountains by Todd Bolsinger. Pastor Jeff...

  • Monday, May 21 Urban Acres

    Meet a great partner in ministry. Mike Minor is one of the congregational leaders at Central Baptist Church of Wilmington. Mike has served on mission trips to Haiti. In Delaware, however, Mike is...

  • Monday, May 21 Houston Volunteer Mission Team

    The ABCOPAD Mission Team serving in Houston, Texas sent these pictures as they consider to serve in Houston. Looks like everyone is hard at work. Pastor Mark Brady wrote: "Had a great day. Attended a...

  • Friday, May 11 FBC Pittsburgh Installation

    On May 6, a Service of Installation was held at the historic First Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, as the congregation welcomed their new pastor, Rev. Charles Fox. Pastor Chuck and Ruth had been ABC...

  • Friday, May 11 Meet Our ABCOPAD Pastors

    Wandering across Pennsylvania, our region staff has opportunities to catch up with several ABCOPAD pastors --- Meet Pastor Ron and Jamie Wagner . Pastor Ron is a bi-vocational minister who owns his...

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