The Philadelphia Baptist Association (PBA) is one of 33 regions of the American Baptist Churches (ABC) located across the United States and Puerto Rico. As an ABCUSA region, PBA remains committed to the associational principle of American Baptists that affirms local church autonomy as they share the Gospel and strengthen the American Baptist witness and mission. The PBA region consists of 124 congregations that worship and serve God together in a 5-county area in southeastern Pennsylvania, State College, PA and in Delaware.
Under the leadership of a regional executive pastor and board of directors, PBA provides support to its congregations and local communities. It also helps to promote a greater understanding of its identity and vision as a region. PBA also provides a vital link among the local congregations, other ABCUSA regions, and ABCUSA.