American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

Coming Up at ABCOPAD!
  • Thursday, April 26 ABWM Webinar

    Visions for American Baptist Women's Ministries Webinar AB Women’s Ministries Free Webinar Thursday, April 26, 2018 9:00 p.m. Eastern "Visions for American Baptist Women's Ministries" A Webinar...

  • Friday, May 04 ABCOPAD Board of Directors Meeting

    Friday, May 4 10:00-4:00 Holiday Inn Express Breezewood, PA

  • Saturday, May 05 Strengthening Your Financial Future

    You are invited to attend the American Baptist Foundation Seminar. This seminar is for pastors and trustees to learn about our Endowment & Investment Services and our Strengthening Your Financial...

  • Thursday, May 10 Ascension Day

    Thursday, May 10 Acts 1:6-11 New Living Translation (NLT) The Ascension of Jesus 6 So when the apostles were with Jesus, they kept asking him, “Lord, has the time come for you to free Israel...

  • Sunday, May 13 Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

    Houston, Texas May 13-19, 2018 Team Leaders: Rev. Mark Brady, Pastor FBC, Kitttanning p Rev. Tim Schwartz Disaster Relief Coordinator, Houston/Galveston DETAILS HERE

  • 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...

  • Wednesday, April 04 ABWM Webinar

    Visions for American Baptist Women's Ministries Webinar Thursday, April 26, 2018 9:00 p.m. Eastern "Visions for American Baptist Women's Ministries" A Webinar with Rev. Gina Jacobs-Strain Spend time...

  • Monday, March 26 Approaching politics, religion, money like Jesus

    "Three taboos of courteous conversation are politics, religion and money. Surprisingly, the last week in the earthly life of Jesus (Palm Sunday to Good Friday) included all...

  • 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,”...

  • Friday, March 16 The Christian Citizen

    The Christian Citizen , is a thoughtful journal published by the American Baptist Home Mission Societies. It is an online publication with a twice-yearly print edition, and features a diverse set of...

  • 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 .

  • Sunday, March 11 ABCOPAD Email

    Please note: We've recently updated our electronic files, purging email addresses that are "bouncing" back (they appear to be dead or suspended accounts). If you are no longer receiving ABCOPAD...

  • 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,”...

  • Saturday, March 03 Exodus From Puerto Rico

    Before Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, there already was an unprecedented migration from the Caribbean island to the mainland United States -- at least in part because of the US...

  • Wednesday, February 28 The Promise of Freedom

    In conjunction with this month's PBS premiere of “Tell Them We Are Rising”—a documentary about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)—American Baptist Home...

  • 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...

  • Thursday, February 15 Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

    Houston, Texas May 13-19, 2018 Team Leaders: Rev. Mark Brady, Pastor FBC, Kitttanning p Rev. Tim Schwartz Disaster Relief Coordinator, Houston/Galveston More than likely, our teams will be working on...

  • 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...

  • Tuesday, January 16 America For Christ 2018

    For American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), equipping disciples entails supporting and enabling highly motivated Christian disciple-makers who are delivering the Good News of Jesus Christ...

  • 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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  • Tuesday, April 10 2018 Pastors Retreat

    The ABCOPAD Pastors' Retreat held it’s opening session. Pastor Frank Frischkorn launched the event with an opening prayer... followed by a time of praise and worship led by our Praise Band. Our...

  • Sunday, April 08 Centre Association ABWM 2018

    The Centre Association AB Women gathered for their annual Spring meeting at Mill Creek Baptist Church. ABCOPAD Vice-President Apryl Glunt led the gathering. One of the highlights of the Centre...

  • Tuesday, April 03 Easter Baskets and Lots of Love

    It’s been a busy season at North Ten Mile Baptist Church, Amity , where the NTM Ladies prepared several dozen festive Easter baskets for Hospice and Shut-in friends. Lots of bunnies,...

  • Tuesday, April 03 Pete the Pig

    At FBC, Berwick , it was Youth Sunday and a “noisy offering” was received in assortment of piggy banks! The children were gathering funds for their “Pete, the Pig Project” to...

  • Tuesday, April 03 Ladies' Brunch at Franklin Park

    More than 50 women got together at Franklin Park Baptist Church, Sewickley , for a morning of song, prayer, and worship! What a wonderful event! The Ladies Brunch featured a presentation by author...

  • Tuesday, April 03 Jefferson Baptist Tea

    The Ladies Tea at Jefferson Baptist Church was a wonderful evening.... many thanks to the Bell Choir and all the ladies who provided the food!!

  • Tuesday, April 03 Upper Merion Visits ABCUSA Mission Center

    Members of the Upper Merion Baptist Church enjoyed a day trip to the ABCUSA Mission Center in Valley Forge. Kevin Walden ( Associate General Secretary for Congregational and Pastoral Effectiveness)...

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