Author: Laura Shaw

New Shower/Laundry Trailer Under Construction

HARRISBURG – It’s an exciting time to serve with PA/SJ Southern Baptist Disaster Relief! The Baptist Association of Southwestern PA has provided funds to build a new shower/laundry trailer. BASWP will be the owners and administrators of this unit and have asked State Disaster Relief Director Kenton Hunt to coordinate the project. He anticipates this unit being available for mission teams to do community outreaches and evangelism as well as Disaster Relief responses. The unit is currently under construction by JD Welding in Mifflinburg, PA, the same contractor who built the NEPBA shower unit and the BASWP mobile kitchen. This innovatively designed mobile...

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Christmas Eve Celebration Preceded by Months of Cooperation Efforts

HARRISBURG – Transcend Church in Harrisburg launched their Christmas Eve service with the help of East Shore Baptist Church, including their praise band and most of the congregation who came to support the church plant in its mission to share Christ to people living in Harrisburg’s poorer inner city area. Transcend began as a Church plant in 2011 after John Weathersby, a Waynesville, North Carolina native, and his wife Briana, who was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, moved to Pennsylvania for a job transfer. The church initially met at their apartment and grew to a group of twelve followed by meetings...

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