Founder's Award

The Founder's Award is presented to small churches (under 175 members) based on a weighted score taking into account total registrations, first year registrations and attendance by the church's Pastor. Below is a list of the winners, going back to the first presentation in1980. Small churches are also eligible for competition for the Past President's and President's Awards.

Year
Winner
1980
Christ Memoria, Dover
1981
FBC, Holloway Terrace, New Castle
1982
FBC, Chambersburg
1983
St. Paul's, Conshohocken
1984
FBC, Chambersburg
1985
Elizabeth
1986
Elizabeth
1987
Christ Memorial, Dover
1988
Spring Grove Baptist
1989
Tie - Hispanic Church of Philadelphia and The Baptist Temple, Blue Bell
1990
Christ American, Spring Grove
1991
Christ American, Spring Grove
1992
Christ American, Spring Grove
1993
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
1994
FBC, Canton
1995
Moreland Baptist Church, Muncy
1996
Wayne Park Baptist Church, Erie
1997
Olive Branch Baptist, Belle Vernon
1998
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
1999
Good Shepherd, Bear
2000
Good Shepherd, Bear
2001
Olive Branch Baptist Church
2002
Olive Branch Baptist Church
2003
Fassett Baptist Church
2004
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2005
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2006
Christ American, Spring Grove
2007
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2008
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2009
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2010
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2011
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2012
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2013
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville
2014
FBC, Hollidaysburg
2015
FBC, Apollo

 

Statistics:

  
Church with most awards
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville with 9
 
Church with most consecutive awards
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville with 7 (2007 - 2013)
 
Churches that have won Founder's and President's Award in same year
St. Paul's, Conshehocken in 1983
Christ's American, Spring Grove in 1990
Good Shepherd, Bear in 2000
Immanuel Baptist, Edwardsville in 2004 and 2011
FBC, Hollidaysburg in 2014
FBC, Apollo in 2015
 
Churches that have won Founder's and Past President's Award in same year
St. Paul's, Conshehocken in 1983
 
Churches that have won Founder's, President's and Past President's Award in same year
St. Paul's, Conshehocken in 1983

 

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