Scripture Verse – Galatians 5

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 Since...

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To watch the entire conversation, click on the link here. Over 64 members of the PBA joined in a Zoom conversation on November 10, 2020 with Dr. Thomas Farley, Philadelphia Health Commissioner to hear an update on the COVID-19 situation in Philadelphia. Dr. Farley...

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The 33rd Annual PBA Mission Banquet was held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at The Drexelbrook Catering & Special Events Center in Drexel Hill, PA.  The banquet theme was "Welcome the Stranger: The Church's Response at the Southern Border" This year we recognized...

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

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