This Week in the BRN Family shares quick highlights of BRN churches and ministries throughout Pennsylvania and South Jersey loving their neighbors. Check out the latest happenings, baptisms, and accelerating Kingdom movement stories below:

Member of First Baptist Church of Crestmont in Willow Grove, Pa., receives French Legion of Honour

On Monday, March 18, a van load of members from First Baptist Church (FBC) of Crestmont in Willow Grove, Pa., made their way to the Chapel of Four Chaplains at the Philadelphia Navy Yard to witness an historic moment in the life of one of their members. Deacon Benjamin Berry, a 100-year-old World War II veteran, and faithful member of FBC Crestmont, was honored by the Government of France, with the presentation of the French Legion of Honour. The Legion of Honor is the highest French decoration and one of the most famous in the world. Congratulations Deacon Benjamin Berry!

Big Woods Bible Church blesses senior adults with special gathering

Big Woods Bible Church in Lock Haven, Pa., blessed the seniors in their community by hosting a senior adult ministry gathering on March 15. Volunteers at the church decorated the dining space and prepared a special meal for those 60+ in their community. What a blessing and encouragement to those who attended!

Volunteers at Wrightsdale Baptist Church prepare 70+ lunches for local school staff

On Tuesday, March 19, the Acts 1:8 Team at Wrightsdale Baptist Church in Peach Bottom, Pa., prepared and delivered 71 lunches to the upper/lower campuses of Linville Hill Christian School for the teachers and staff. What a great way to love your community!


Impact Church in Parkersburg, Pa., volunteers spend weekend caring for church property

Members of Impact Church in Parkesburg, Pa., rolled up their sleeves and got to work on March 16. Volunteers spent their Saturday caring for the church property and building. From landscaping to painting, these volunteers did it all! What a beautiful picture of the body stewarding what God has given!


Edgewood Church in Beaver Falls, Pa., celebrates eight baptisms

On Sunday, March 17, Edgewood Church in Beaver Falls, Pa., heard eight powerful testimonies and witnessed eight people be washed by the water! Praise the Lord for these baptisms! Please join us in celebrating with these new brothers and sisters in Christ and the whole Edgewood Church family!

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Have exciting things happening in your church!? Let us know so we can celebrate with you and share the good news with our BRN Family. Submit stories of your church accelerating Kingdom movement, loving their neighbors or celebrating baptisms on our News Tips page. We can’t wait to hear from you!