Coronavirus Vaccine Information

January 25, 2021

Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium (BDCC) Coronavirus Vaccine Request Form BDCC will be administering the COVID-19 vaccine in the community for PHASE 1B. This is for residents that live in the city of Philadelphia ONLY. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) has not yet identified who will be in this criteria. Therefore, submission of the…

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Re-Opening Survey Results Available

June 15, 2020

Hello BBC, Thank you for your participation in the BBC Re-Opening survey. We know these times have been challenging and it is important to the church that your voice and concerns are considered in the creation of our Re-Opening strategy and plan. The survey response rate was above industry expectations which promotes greater reliability in the results and…

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Thank You for Participating in the Re-Opening Survey

June 5, 2020

Thank you for your participation in the BBC Re-Opening survey. The response rate was very high which promotes greater reliability in the results and these results will be used as a direct input for developing our Re-opening strategy and plan specific to the needs of BBC. We will align the survey results, responses to the…

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We have never stopped being the church

May 27, 2020

Note: Pastor Quann is one of many Pastors all over the city of Philadelphia who agreed to this letter in response to comments from the 45th President of the United States of America. On the Pronouncement of the Essential Quality of Churches and the 45th President of the United States of America. The nation’s 45th…

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BBC Re-opening – No Plans Yet

May 22, 2020

You may have heard the recent news regarding Philadelphia and surrounding counties possibly moving to yellow status on or around June 5, 2020. We want to ensure everyone understands that BBC will continue to build out a strategy and plan of action and will not open the doors to the church until a firm plan…

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COVID-19 and Voting

May 16, 2020

As we have been faced with this COVID-19 pandemic, we are grateful to God for the countless first responders and all of those who are serving others. This crisis is one we shall never forget, and we are grateful to God that this too shall pass.  Equally important is our opportunity to vote on Tuesday,…

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COVID-19 Testing in Montgomery County

April 27, 2020

A drive-through COVID-19 testing location is open on the Central Campus of the Montgomery County Community College in Whitpain Township. This site provides self-swab COVID-19 testing, by appointment only. To view a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services instructional video about self-swab testing, visit For testing appointments, call 610-631-3000 or visit and click…

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Reassessing Our Priorities

April 14, 2020

As we are still faced with the devastation of COVID-19, it has given us the opportunity to reassess our priorities.  All of us have been impacted in one way or another.  Countless people have been diagnosed with this illness, some severe and some who were tested and found their case is mild, and many lives…

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Our Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

March 17, 2020

As pastor I want to provide a weekly update regarding our response to the Coronavirus.  Our worship services for Sundays, March 22 and March 29 will not be held in the sanctuary.  Accordingly, our 9:00 am worship services will be livestreamed. Our mid-week Bible Study and Lenten Ecumenical Services have been cancelled. The Church Office…

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Joint Statement of Bethlehem and Salem Baptist Churches

March 12, 2020

The Bethlehem Baptist and Salem Baptist Churches are heeding the best information of public health officials, the Commonwealth’s governor and  our best judgment in suspending church services for this coming weekend and until it is deemed safe and appropriate for corporate worship to resume. While we have relied upon government sources, our decision to temporarily…

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