About BBC "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another"

- John 13: 34-35


The mission of BBC is to glorify God through divine worship, study and service.

BBC seeks to maintain a place for the assembling of its members and guests and to win persons to the Lord Jesus Christ by living, teaching and the spreading of His Gospel. 

BBC strives to religiously educate and train its members in the belief and principles of the Lord Jesus Christ while loving God and serving people through outreach to the community at home and abroad.

The vision of Bethlehem Baptist Church is to develop a "Christ­ Centered, Multi-Cultural Church" leading a diverse group of people to experience and cultivate a relationship with Jesus Christ. We seek to equip God's people for victorious kingdom living through proclamation, prayer, worship, teaching and fellowship through carrying out the Great Commission of winning souls to strengthen the family of Bethlehem Baptist Church

BBC History

Founded in 1885

Bethlehem Baptist Church began in the year 1885 with nineteen (19) members who met in the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Fillman of Sumneytown Pike, near Spring House, Pennsylvania. These members were Brothers James Fillman, Philip Woods, Benjamin Knox, John Gordon, Franklin Smith, Joseph Cooper, Alex Thomas, Robert Wingfield, Samuel Dean, Henry Askins, Cornelius Hopson, James Fillman, Jr., and Sidney Campbell as well as Sisters Mary Fillman, Jane Gordon, Mattie Cooper, Anita Jones, Lucinda Jones, and Sister Rosie Knox as treasurer.

Our Pastor

Reverend Charles W. Quann

The Reverend Charles W. Quann has served as the Pastor of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Spring House, PA. since April 1986. Since his calling to The Bethlehem Baptist Church, a Christ –Centered, Multi-Cultural Church, Pastor Quann has directed the development of numerous ministries Reverend Quann was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pastor Quann received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Eastern University, with additional studies at Eastern (Palmer) Theological Seminary in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.