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:

Calvary Christian Church goes door-to-door to share the good news of Jesus with their neighbors

On Sept. 9, Calvary Christian Church in Philadelphia, Pa., went door-to-door in their neighborhood to share the good news of Jesus! The church talked to community members, walked their community and took time to pray for their neighbors – all while enjoying some good laughs and time together!

BRN HUNGER FUND GRANT: East Shore Baptist Church serves homeless population in ‘Tent City,’ Harrisburg

East Shore Baptist Church strives to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the homeless population living in the “Tent City” area of Harrisburg, Pa. Read More


BRN EVANGELISM GRANT: Harvest Community Church shares gospel with kids at Party in the Park

During the summer, Harvest Community Church in Kittanning, Pa., was invited by Ford City to provide kids activities at a Party in the Park event, giving the church a great opportunity to share the gospel with both kids and parents! Read More

Women at West Hills Baptist Church step out in faith during early Fall retreat

The ladies of West Hills Baptist Church in Coraopolis, Pa., kicked off the month of September with a time of rest at the Laurelville Retreat Center in Mt. Pleasant, Pa. The theme of the retreat was “Stepping out in Faith,” which the ladies put into action as they hiked through the woods and enjoyed the great outdoors!

BRN EVANGELISM GRANT: VBS at Ridgeline Community Church equips kids with the Armor of God

During the first week of August, Ridgeline Community Church in Telford, Pa., helped kids suit up with the Armor of God and learn about Jesus by hosting their largest attended VBS yet! Read More

BRN EVANGELISM GRANT: Kids hear the gospel through ‘Twists and Turns’ at Crosspoint Baptist

Crosspoint Baptist Church in Souderton, Pa., utilized a BRN evangelism grant to host a week of Twist and Turns for kids in their community. Read More

BRN EVANGELISM GRANT: Memorial Baptist Church Gettysburg hones in on evangelism/discipleship skills with year-long program

Memorial Baptist Church in Gettysburg, Pa., has committed to a year-long gospel conversation / discipleship training program and is already seeing progress and people come to the Lord! Read More


Carlisle Baptist Church in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, celebrates new life through baptism with three individuals

On Sunday, Sept. 10, three people at Carlisle Baptist Church in Carlisle, Pa., took the next step in their walk with Christ and were baptized! Congratulations to Colleen Monroy, Morris Nash, and Jimmy Darr on their new life in Christ! Please join us in welcoming these new brothers and sister in Christ!


First Baptist Church of Clarion in Clarion, Pennsylvania, heads down to the river to celebrate multiple baptisms

At the end of August, First Baptist Church of Clarion in Clarion, Pa., went down to the river and celebrated the baptisms of several individuals who publicly declared their faith in Jesus! Please join us in celebrating with these brothers and sisters in Christ and the whole FBC Clarion family!

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!