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Our Covenant

Believing in God, our heavenly Father, and accepting his only begotten son Jesus Christ as our Savior, we unite in this church for worship, fellowship, study, and service, combining our energies that we may further the purposes of our Lord more effectively.

We will strive at all times to walk in the way of Christ and in every circumstance to follow his example in both outward and inner life. We will cultivate a reverent and prayerful mind and a heart attentive to the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

We will seek to live together in brotherly love, sharing one another's joys and burdens. We will seek constantly to commend Christ to all men by our manner of living and we accept as our privilege the sharing of the Gospel with others, in our family, our community, and our world.

We will support this church by our prayers, by our regular attendance at its services, and by our cheerful contribution of time, thought and substance.

We moreover engage that when we remove from this place, we will, as soon as possible, unite with some other church, where we can carry out the spirit of this Covenant, and the principles of God's word. These things we now covenant to do, the Lord helping us by his grace. We fervently pray that he who has begun a good work in us will be with us in all our journeys.

Choir Information

The choir provides the music for Sunday worship. No experience is necessary; just a desire to serve the Lord through song.

Missions and Outreach

Missionaries: Carlos & Mayra Bonilla | Bill & Kristie Campbell | Ruth Fox - Regional Missionary for Education |


Abington Baptist Church continues to be blessed to have wonderfully gifted and talented servants ministering to the church and community

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Mark McDowell

Our Pastor

Rev. Mark S. McDowell was ordained and officially installed as the Pastor of Abington Baptist Church on November 7, 2015. Pastor Mark began serving at ABC in 2012 as the Associate Minister and took over as Pastor in January 2015.

Pastor Mark graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2006 and has served in professional ministry for more than a decade in: Christian Education, Youth Ministry, Pastoral Care & Counseling, Associate Ministry, and Senior Ministry.

Along with his wife and daughter, Pastor Mark is blessed to be a part of the family of faith that is Abington Baptist Church.

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Rita Carrigan

Church Administrator

Rita Carrigan joined the staff in 2012. Having a business degree didn't prepare her for the diverse position of church administrator but she has come to love the members of the church, the spirituality surrounding the job, along with the "be prepared for anything" nature of the job.

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Roger Castellani


Roger Castellani serves ABC as Organist/Accompanist at our Sunday Worship Service. He began on April 25, 2021. Roger comes to us with significant experience and training in classical Organ. His last position was in a NJ Methodist Church, before that in a Lutheran Church on Cape Cod. He has also played in an Episcopal and Catholic Church in Brooklyn, NY.

He has studied Organ under several teachers including Dr. Carol Weitner, DMA, for 8 years, with Dr. Stephen Hamilton, former Dean of NYC American Guild of Organists (AGO) for two years, and 9 years with Gregory Eaton at the Episcopal General Seminary in NYC. He has obtained the Service Playing Certificate from the National AGO and holds B.A and M.S. Degrees in Physical Science and Chemistry from St. John's University (NY) and the University of Portland, Oregon.

Roger lives in Center City, Philadelphia. He has three adult children and he includes bicycle riding and working out as one of his favorite pastimes when he is not practicing for Sunday Service.

Listen to our Sermons

    "In All Circumstances"


    1 Thessalonians 5: 12-18

    "In and Out"


    James 1: 19-27

    "Giving Thanks"


    Psalm 118

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From 611 in Abington: Turn onto London Rd (by Target). Follow it to the end and take a left onto Shoemaker then a right onto Edmund Rd. The church is straight ahead.

1501 Huntingdon Rd. Abington, PA, 19001



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