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

  • Thursday, December 14 Staff Transition Update

    Kevin Walden, ABCOPAD Regional Pastor with Pastoral Leaders, completes his ministry on December 20 . He begins his new position as ABCUSA Associate General Secretary for Congregational and Pastoral...

  • Wednesday, December 13 End Of Year Mission Close

    As we come to the end of 2017, please note that we will be closing December missions on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. To have your church’s giving count towards 2017, please be sure to have your...

  • Wednesday, December 13 Puerto Rico Receives Additional Funds

    American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continued its commitment to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Monday by transferring One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) Emergency Disaster-relief funds,...

  • Tuesday, December 05 AMOS: A Ministry of Sharing Health and Hope

    AMOS - A Ministry of Sharing Health and Hope – just celebrated ten years of service to the people of Nicaragua. Their ministry of sharing health has made a remarkable difference in the lives of...

  • Thursday, November 30 Spreading Joy to Puerto Rico

    American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) invites American Baptists to join its effort to bring joy to the children of American Baptist churches and schools in Puerto Rico this holiday season...

  • Tuesday, November 21 Texas Disaster Relief

    Tim Schwartz shares this message and appeal for ABCOPAD to respond to the needs in greater Houston, Texas ---- As we walk alongside those affected by Hurricane Harvey in the greater Houston area,...

  • Tuesday, November 21 2017 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...

  • 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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  • Sunday, December 03 2017 Clarion LLC

    A quick look at several of the region leaders who gathered at New Bethlehem, PA. These Clarion Association pastors are part of a Leadership Learning Community to discuss the book, Why Johnny...

  • Sunday, December 03 2017 Northumberland LLC

    The Northumberland Association Leadership Learning Community started seven years ago as a Nehemiah Covenant Group.It expanded five years ago into an LLC. This has been a wonderful group of leaders!

  • Sunday, December 03 Happy Birthday Willie Earl Anderson

    The congregation of Love Unlimited, Co-Pastor Dorothy Anderson, members of the Williamsport community, and the Anderson family gathered to celebrated Pastor Willie Earl Anderson’s 70th...

  • Sunday, December 03 2017 Southwest LLC

    A quick look at the Southwest LLC in southwest PA. Besides their usual time of updating each other about what's going on in their families, they also share about what is happening in their church...

  • 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...

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