Volunteer House Purchased
On February 5, 1994, the property at 98 Holbrook Street was purchased. This was bought with the purpose of it being a Volunteer house and multi-ministry center. The house was of great value in housing volunteers and serving as a center for seminary education for the Harrisburg area. Jim and..Read More
The BCPSJ began a year-long celebration of its twenty-fifth anniversary at the beginning of 1995. A twenty-fifth anniversary committee led by Harold Price had been meeting to plan the commemoration. Beginning with the January 1995 issue, the PJB displayed the twenty-fifth anniversary logo designed by Jim Mendillo, a member of..Read More
Volunteer House Renovations
In 1996, renovations were completed in the Volunteer House. Much of the work was done by volunteers from Virginia. The garage was converted for a library for the Harrisburg branch of the Northeast Baptist School of Ministry. A classroom was added for that program. A dedication service for the Volunteer..Read More
Purchase of the Guest House
In May of 1998, the purchase of the guest house, the house next door to the state office building, was approved. During the summer, many volunteers worked to renovate the house and to remove excessive shrubbery. Howard and Jean Girard served as coordinators for this effort. The house was first..Read More
The Baptist Resource Network celebrates 30 years of ministry!
10/5 Challenge Initiated
At the 2019 Annual Meeting for the Baptist Resource Network, Barry Whitworth presented the 10/5 Initiative, challenging 10 churches to participate in at least one of five areas of ministry: church revitalization, church multiplication, compassion ministry, collegiate ministry, and international missions.
SEND NETWORK PA/SJ LAUNCHED
The Baptist Resource Network has partnered with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) for the past several years to plant churches in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, but beginning in 2020, the Send Network partnership extended to the entire Pennsylvania/South Jersey region, supporting church planting across its sprawling rural farmlands, mountains, coastland,..Read More
The Baptist Resource Network is indebted to author Frederick J. Boehlke Jr. and his book, “From Generation to Generation: A History of Southern Baptists in Pennsylvania/South Jersey” for this information.