Location: Marshville, North Carolina
Pastor: Rev. Caroll Anthony
Weekly Worship: 11:00 AM, Eastern
Fast Facts: Philadelphia Baptist Church traces it roots back to 1773, when a landowner wanted to have a church for his family and those in the area. The church building is in its third location, but all have been within about 2 miles of its original location. The church currently uses a food pantry, a clothes closet, a bus ministry, and a sewing ministry to reach into its community. Teams also travel to Honduras for a medical/dental mission almost every year and to Virginia each year at Christmas for a backpack ministry. The church’s vision comes from a statement made by a deacon in the past: “We have been here a long time. We must decide if we are going to be a landmark in this community or a lighthouse to this community.” That statement has become a part of the DNA at Philadelphia. Please pray that they will be a lighthouse and not a landmark.
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