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:

BRN South Jersey churches and pastors gather to identify and encourage leaders of the next generation

On Sunday, April 2, the Baptist Resource Network (BRN) hosted a gathering of seven South Jersey churches. The BRN asked the pastors of these churches to identify and invite the next generation leaders in their churches to this special event. Five of those pastors were able to attend and a total of 26 young leaders attended. The goal of the event was to gather together in one space and encourage the future kingdom leaders of our region! The seven churches represented were Keystone Fellowship – South Jersey, Legacy 242, Fellowship CrossPoint, The SOAR Church, The SOAR Church – Atlantic County, Delval East and One Hope Church.

Women from Stagecoach Road Christian Fellowship reflect on God’s goodness at weekend retreat

Recently, ladies from Stagecoach Road Christian Fellowship in Sicklerville, New Jersey, enjoyed a time of retreating and fellowship in Cape May. They spent time learning to be in awe of the Lord and what He does for us.

BRN pastors hit the court for some one-on-one time

Pastors in the Philly area recently gathered together to watch the Philadelphia 76ers and enjoy a time of rest and fellowship!

BRN EVANGELISM GRANT: Restored Church witnesses seeds planted in Wilkes-Barre community through Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop

Restored Church in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., utilized evangelism grant funds to host an Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop for their community and regional leaders. more

Memorial Baptist Church in Gettysburg, Pa., launches ‘Care Challenge’  

In an effort to show Christ’s love to their neighbors, Memorial Baptist Church in Gettysburg, Pa., is challenging its church family to a new “Care Challenge” every two weeks. The current challenge is to collect coloring books and crayons to distribute to local ER and urgent care centers. Memorial Baptist is also inviting fellow BRN churches to participate in these care challenges in their own communities. Let us know through our News Tips page if you complete a challenge!

Riverbend Community Church in Allentown, Pa., gathers for Palm Sunday services and Easter egg hunt

On Sunday, April 2, Riverbend Community Church in Allentown, Pa., not only celebrated Palm Sunday, but also found and collected Easter eggs! Kids and parents enjoyed a time of worship followed by an Easter egg hunt around the church property.


Wrightsdale Baptist Church in Peach Bottom, Pa., sees three go public with their faith through baptism

On Sunday, April 2, three adults went public with their faith in Jesus by being baptized at Wrightsdale Baptist Church in Peach Bottom, Pa. The baptisms were introduced with video testimonies from each person telling their story of faith. Please join us in celebrating with these brothers and sister in Christ!

Be a part of This Week in the BRN Family

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!