15 Rose Street
Willingboro, NJ 08046
Rev. Danny E. Scotton Sr., Pastor
Twelve years ago I was installed as the second pastor in the
history of the Alpha Baptist Church's history. At the
time, I wasn't sure what the Lord had in store for us.
Within the first few months, it became very clear that
"God is With Us!" For twelve years, God has
blessed our fellowship tremendously. We have experienced
unbelievable numerical growth as well as financial
growth. Yet, the most important blessing has been the
spiritual growth of the membership. There is visible
Twelve years ago we were in survival mode. Today we are a
thriving church with great expectations as to what God
wants to do with us. We take very seriously the
Scripture that reminds us that, "From everyone who has
been given much, much will be demanded" (Luke 12:48). We
have so much to thank God for. The increase belongs to
the Lord and we are drinking from the saucer (the
Twelve years ago we challenged our community to "Look At
Us!" (Acts 3:4b), and they have. We have truly become a
community church and our community knows it. It is my
pleasure to pastor such a great church in such a great
community. As we become more Missional Minded, we will
see more clearly the needs of our community and become
an even greater instrument for the Lord's Service.
Twelve years ago I accepted the call to pastor Alpha. It
has not been easy, but it has been very rewarding
personally for my family and me. I thank my wife, First
Lady Linda and my sons, Danny Jr. and Terrance, for
sharing me with our church and community. Only I know
the sacrifices they each have made so that I might
pastor Alpha. Thank you Alpha for your love, support and
understanding as I have given my all to serve as your
pastor. I look forward to ten more years, "if the Lord
people in, give them a healthy place to truly worship God,
encourage them to tell someone else about the Good News of
Jesus, train them to apply God's Word to their life and prepare
them to do ministry.
will give the Word to the congregation of Temple Emmanuel (312 Warren
Street, Beverly, New Jersey) for the Fifth Anniversary of Pastor Michael
and First Lady Lillian Young. The service will be Wednesday, September
17 at 7:00PM.
Once again the
Capital Funds Committee (CFC) is inviting Alpha's church family, along
with friends and relatives to join us in an evening of "Prayer and
Worship Under the Stars", Friday, August 8 at 7:00PM. We'll have prayer
for our church expansion, along with powerful, "Fruit of the Spirit"
messages from our diaconate board. Bring your lawn chair, insect
repellant and fruitful spirits out for a powerful evening of prayer!
Contact Brother Robert McCay if you would like to participate in this
Time for sun, fun
and fellowship as the Alpha family hosts our annual picnic, Saturday,
August 9, at 2:00PM!!! Friends and relatives are invited. Alpha members
are asked to bring a covered dish to share. The church will provide hot
dogs, chicken, hamburgers, and fish.
H.O.P.E. Grief Support Group will resume meeting on Tuesdays and continue
through September 6 from 7:00PM until 8:30PM. To register, contact Sister
Monique at 609-877-3252.
A.W.A.N.A. leadership will host the first of two Parent Registration for
Participants on Friday, August 15th at 6:30PM in the C.A.R.E.S. building.
All children must be registered prior to attending A.W.A.N.A.
Ministry Training FALL SEMESTER!!! Ministry leaders, nursery
staff, children's church leaders, youth leaders, Sunday school teachers
and anyone that desires spiritual growth are welcome. Classes will run
12 weeks beginning in September 2014. Limited seating! For more
information, contact Sister Barbara Hooks at 609-871-3180 or
The Vesper Choir, an A Cappella choir is seeking
new members in all voice ranges. The choir is devoted to using their
voices as instruments of praise. Interested persons contact Sister
Margaret Tarver for more information.
Alpha Men's Praise Dance Team
is seeking male members who would like to join them in this Praise
Movement Ministry. The ministry meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the
month. For more information, contact Brother Jewel Dupree at
609-234-0244 or Brother Terrence Sanders at 609-316-1688.