American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

ABCOPAD News

  • 7/3/2018 - IM Responds to Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala and Political Unrest in Nicaragua
    International Ministries (IM) has received an emergency relief grant of $8,500 from One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) to respond to the critical needs in Latin America following the deadly volcanic...
  • 7/3/2018 - Local Churches and Global Moral Issues Continuing Education Experience Announced
    How can our churches understand and faithfully respond to the big moral issues of our times? Can we truly have an effective witness on issues such as racism, genocide, immigration, anti-Semitism and...
  • 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...
  • 6/5/2018 - 2019 Biennial Mission Summit Application to Perform
    In the various worship celebrations at the Biennial Mission Summit, June 21-23, 2019, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, we will be seeking to achieve a balance of performance styles and cultures. All...
  • 5/31/2018 - Camp Judson 2018 Young Adult Retreat
    JOIN US AT Camp Judson 398 Holliday Road North Springfield, PA 16430 AUGUST (16) 17-19 REGISTER by JUNE 1 TO RECEIVE $10 OFF! Register Today HERE Don't miss out on our Young Adult Retreat this...
  • 5/16/2018 - 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:...
  • 5/9/2018 - $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...
  • 5/9/2018 - 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:...
  • 5/9/2018 - 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...
  • 4/25/2018 - 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...
  • 4/18/2018 - 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....
  • 4/16/2018 - 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...
  • 3/20/2018 - 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...
  • 3/14/2018 - 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...
  • 3/6/2018 - 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,”...
  • 2/22/2018 - 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...
  • 2/12/2018 - 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...
  • 2/12/2018 - 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...
  • 2/9/2018 - 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...
  • 1/12/2018 - 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...