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First Baptist Church

East Ridley Ave. & Ward Street.
Ridley Park, PA

Phone: (610) 532-6700


Former Pastors  |  Church History  |   Membership Directory

If you have any information and or pictures that you would like to contribute about the history of this church, please forward it to john@oldchesterpa.com

Former Pastors: Pastor John Spencer (current 2001)
Church History: The following information courtesy of "Joker" Jack Chambers, jokerjak908@yahoo.com

"I called and spoke to Pastor John Spencer who has been around the area for about 20 years. Ridley Baptist was formed in 1874 by a group from Ridleyville (an area located about Route 420 and Rt.13 (Chester Pike) in what is now known as Prospect Park.  In 1830 the group started the Ridleyville Church, and some of the group started the Ridley Baptist while another portion of the group returned to what was called Prospect Hill Baptist in the 1890's."


2001 John A. Bullock III.

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