Baptist Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Our Challenge

  • Our Challenge:
    We cannot and will not rest until there is a vital, evangelizing, discipling, reproducing church within driving distance of each of the 3 million people in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
  • We exist to strengthen those existing churches and empower them to more effectively share the gospel in their community.
  • In addition, we place a premium on strategically and prayerfully starting new churches in those areas not currently served by a Southern Baptist church.
  • Our association accepts responsibility for 9 counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania from I-80 in the north to the West Virginia border in the south.
  • There are 3 million people living in our association (approximately 2 million unchurched) and only 60 churches
  • There is one SBC church for every 61,225 people in Southwestern Pennsylvania (this number is 1,452 in the state of Alabama)

Our Churches

Download our latest directory of churches, or find a church in the church finder.

Our Tools

The BASWP seeks to serve you by offering the use of a tent trailer, block party trailer, shower trailer, bounce house, sound system, and a portable baptistery for your use. Reservations for these items may be secured on this page.

The requesting party must provide a means of picking up and returning the item requested. 

NOTE: The party trailer requires a full size truck or full size van with a trailer hitch that is at least 20 inches off the ground.  Lower hitches and smaller vehicles will not work.

Shower trailer requires at 1 ton pickup truck and electric brake controls to move along with proper drivers license.

 

Western Pennsylvania Baptist Ministries Foundation

Western Pennsylvania Baptist Ministries Foundation

Western Pennsylvania Baptist Ministries Foundation ​The Western Pennsylvania Baptist Ministries Foundation exists to provide financial support ​for religious, missionary and evangelistic work. Funds can be used for buildings and related facilities as well as operating...

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Creationist Speaker Available June 10th

Creationist Speaker Available June 10th

Creationist Speaker Available June 10th Steve Levinson from Genesis Seminars is available on Sunday, June 10th for any Western PA church who would like to focus on Creationism during their worship service or an afternoon event. He is speaking at other churches...

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2018 Disaster Relief Training Schedule

2018 Disaster Relief Training Schedule

2018 Disaster Relief Training Opportunities New and Renewing Volunteers WHEN AND WHERE: June 9 @ Stewartstown Baptist Church Stewartstown BC Bulletin Insert HOW: Register...

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Join Albert Mohler for Sweet Tea at Geneva College

Join Albert Mohler for Sweet Tea at Geneva College

Sweet Tea & Small Bites Friday, May 4, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Skye Lounge (Student Center) at Geneva College Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr., President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will address pastors and church workers serving on the front line of God’s...

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Georgia Baptists Partnership with Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - The GA Baptists would like to form tighter partnerships with the Pittsburgh region.  Last fall, Frank Nuckolls came to our Southwestern Association annual meeting to start the conversation about partnerships, and he is bringing back a team of pastors and...

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Steve Levinson Creation Seminar @ First Baptist Church

ROCHESTER - Creation Evangelist Steve Levinson is a graduate of Liberty University and is a full-time creation speaker, author and gospel illusionist.  He and his wife Karen have 8 children and 6 grandchildren.  Since 2004 he has traveled to 48 states and 8 countries...

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Domestic Violence Seminar – February 24

Domestic Violence Seminar – February 24

When: Saturday February 24th Time: 10 am - 2 pm Where: Mission on the Mount 213. Bailey Ave Pittsburgh PA 15211-1705 **Coffee and beverages will be available in the morning and lunch will be provided for you** This is a free informational gathering for Church Planter...

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Partnering for the Gospel 2017 – October 14th, 2017

The Divi Builder allows you to create beautiful and unique layouts visually, without touching a single line of code. Vestibulum lobortis. Donec at euismod nibh, eu bibendum quam. Ben Reaoch – Most churches have a ‘core team’ of volunteers.  Maybe it was...

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Ethical Church

Ethical Church

Southern Baptists held their annual convention in Pittsburgh, PA during June 1983. That year the Baptist Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania had fifty-three churches, church plants and home churches. The 2017 directory for our association lists fifty-three...

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