The Community Classroom

The Community Classroom exists in Shiremanstown so that the Bible Baptist Church congregation can reach into the lives of our neighbors, meet some of their tangible needs, build friendships with these families and allow them to see the love of Jesus demonstrated through our lives. 

The vision for a facility from which Bible Baptist Church could touch the lives of Shiremanstown community members has been on the hearts and minds of the congregation and leadership for many years. Planning for such a ministry began in the summer of 2015. In the fall of that year the property adjacent to the church property became available for sale. BBC enthusiastically raised the money necessary to purchase that lovely home, giving the Community Classroom a visible and convenient location in the center of the borough.  The Community Classroom is located next to the church at 205 West Main St. Shiremanstown.

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Adult ESL

The Community Classroom offers English classes on all levels as well as citizenship classes.  

Wednesday evening classes are held at Bible Baptist Church (3rd floor at the back of the building) at 6:30 pm.   FALL session will begin on September 5.

Various classes are taught at The Community Classroom each morning. FALL session will begin on September 4

Please call 717-761-0400 to register

after school tutoring

The Community Classroom partners with Northside Elementary School and Elmwood Academy to offer after school homework assistance to qualifying students in grades 1-5. 

Preschool story time

Preschool story time is offered at The Community Classroom for children ages 2-5 with an accompanying adult on Tuesdays at 10:00 am.  Story time will recommence in the fall.

Summer mornings at the community classroom

Thanks for another great year of summer learning at The Community Classroom!  Check in for information about Summer 2019 in May.


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