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2nd Baptist Church to Mark 144 Years

Second Baptist Church in Frankford will commemorate its 144th Church Anniversary at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2013.

Friends, family, and the Frankford community are invited to help us celebrate in worship and praise. Reverend Darrell R. Bradsbery, Pastor of Second Baptist Church will deliver a power packed message beginning with the 11:00 a.m. morning worship service. The historical celebration will continue at 3:30 p.m. with the Reverend Darnell Wise, from Mt. Pisgah Methodist Church, in Vineland, New Jersey.

Second Baptist Church has extended special invitations to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, PA Governor Tom Corbett, Honorable Mayor Michael Nutter, Senator Tina Tartaglione, Frankford’s State Representative James Clay Jr., and Stephanie M. Sawyer, Esquire.

We want you to experience an afternoon of fellowship, and empowerment—don’t miss it! Give God the highest praise and thanks for His wonderful kindness as we celebrate our 144 years—we’ve come this far by Faith.

Dinner will be served after the 11:00 a.m. service.



Second Baptist Church, Frankford, 1801 Meadow Street, Philadelphia, PA  19124.

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EPIC Stakeholders Serves Lots of Information and Dinner


Leon Brantley

The EPIC Stakeholders meeting on February 28th was stocked with a full menu of speakers and a good dinner provided by the culinary crew of 2nd Baptist Church.

On the agenda were:

  • Jennifer Selby for EPICELITE
  • Northeast Hunger Outreach – Noelle Dames from the Coalition Against Hunger
  • Child Abuse Prevention Resources – Karla Eyre (CAPE)
  • Increasing your child’s academic achievement – Marvin Dutton, Marvin’s Educational Services
  • Community Policing – Captain John McCloskey, 15th District
  • Understanding the Impact of AVI – Jason Dawkins, Office of Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez
  • NU’AMVAW – Leon Brantley
  • Veterans Services – Roslyn Campbell

Jason gave the best clearest explanation of AVI that has been made.  Captain McCloskey explained what is going on with policing strategies and how it will help make Frankford better.  Leon Brantley talked about the untold African American history of Northeast Philadelphia.  The other speakers were informative and well worth hearing.

The next meeting of the EPIC Stakeholders will be on Thursday March 28th at 5:30 PM at 2nd Baptist Church at 1801 Meadow Street.