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Gloucester City, New Jersey Anniversary

Posted on Apr 24th, 2017 - 0 Comments

April 24  This month the First Baptist Church of Gloucester City, New Jersey celebrated 150 years of faithful service under the leadership of Pastor…

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Baptists in Germany

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2017 - 0 Comments

April 22, 1834: Johann Oncken was one of the first Baptists in Germany to be baptized. Hamburg. Born in Germany, but raised in Scotland and England,…

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Founder of Gordon College: A.J. Gordon

Posted on Apr 19th, 2017 - 0 Comments

April 19, 1836.  A. J. Gordon was born in Hew Hampton, N.H. For over 30 years he pastored two churches in Boston.  A respected evangelist, he…

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Anti-Slavery Document First in America

Posted on Apr 18th, 2017 - 0 Comments

April 18, 1688:  Settlers in Germantown, PA adopted an anti-slavery document, the first one in America.  American Baptists have made Policy…

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