Retired Ministers & Missionaries Offering 2021

2 Corinthian 3:18: “And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit”.  This timely theme lifts up the true strength and perseverance of...

PBA Intergenerational Ministers’ Support Groups

“Be still and know that I am God! The Lord of hosts is with us;     the God of Jacob is our refuge.”  Psalm 46:10 a and 11 PBA Intergenerational Ministers’ Support Groups The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge ministers as they attempt to provide vital and...

314th Annual Meeting – A Virtual Meeting, May 1, 2021

The 314th Annual Meeting of the Philadelphia Baptist Association A Virtual Meeting Saturday, May 1st  On Saturday, May 1st the 314th annual meeting of the Philadelphia Baptist Association was held virtually via Zoom.  The theme this year was “Bring Peace During the...

Biennial Mission Summit

Registration for the 2021 ABCUSA Biennial Mission Summit, an online experience is now open. The event will be held Thursday-Friday, June 24-26, 2021. See the flyer for more details. To view the entire schedule or to register visit  

Covid-19 Vaccine – Conversation with Commissioner Farley

To watch the entire conversation, click on the link here. Over 60 members of the PBA joined in a Zoom conversation on February 9, 2021 with Dr. Thomas Farley, Philadelphia Health Commissioner to hear an update on the COVID-19 situation in Philadelphia. In this, the...

John 6:35, 37

Jesus answered, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to Me will never hunger, and whoever believes in Me will never thirst.  37Everyone the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will never drive away.

The Protest Movement in Philadelphia

Read the Regional Executive Pastors’ letter and bible study on the intersection of the crisis of policing, pandemic, and racial justice.  We are all overwhelmed by the pandemic and the related justice issues.  This pastoral letter and bible study is intended to help...

PBA Education Forums Video

PBA Education Forums 2018-2019 video This past summer the PBA put together a short video highlighting the educational events held during the 2018-2019 program year.  We invite you to view the video to learn more about the Philadelphia Baptist Association. To watch the...


The Philadelphia Baptist Association is gathering resources here to help churches and ​communities adapt to the changing needs of the world during this pandemic.




James McJunkin Jr. Blog

A Deadly Pit

Matthew 15:14 -18 14 Leave them; they are blind guides.[d] If the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit.” 15 Peter said, “Explain the parable to us.” 16 “Are you still so dull?” Jesus asked them. 17 “Don’t you see that whatever enters the mouth goes into the...

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Questions of Faith and Responsibility

An excerpt from the pastoral letter of Rev. Dr. James E. McJunkin, Jr. Questions based on Luke 18: 1-9 Will we ignore the plight and the plea for justice from the most vulnerable in our society or will we help to bind the wounds? In what ways are we able to identify...

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