PRINTER'S NO. 2730

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA


HOUSE RESOLUTION

No. 475 Session of 2007


        INTRODUCED BY SHIMKUS, BENNINGTON, BAKER, BOBACK, BRENNAN,
           CALTAGIRONE, CLYMER, CONKLIN, CRUZ, FLECK, GALLOWAY, GEORGE,
           GIBBONS, GOODMAN, GRUCELA, HERSHEY, JAMES, KENNEY, MAJOR,
           MANTZ, McILHATTAN, MENSCH, MILLARD, PALLONE, PASHINSKI,
           PHILLIPS, PICKETT, RAMALEY, READSHAW, ROEBUCK, RUBLEY,
           SAINATO, SANTONI, SAYLOR, SIPTROTH, K. SMITH, M. SMITH,
           STABACK, SWANGER, THOMAS, WANSACZ, J. WHITE, WOJNAROSKI,
           YOUNGBLOOD AND PARKER, OCTOBER 23, 2007

        INTRODUCED AS NONCONTROVERSIAL RESOLUTION UNDER RULE 35,
           OCTOBER 23, 2007

                                  A RESOLUTION

     1  Designating November 8, 2007, as "75th Anniversary of Baptist
     2     Bible College & Seminary Day" in Pennsylvania.

     3     WHEREAS, Baptist Bible College & Seminary in Clarks Summit,
     4  Lackawanna County, prepares students for Christian ministry
     5  careers with an independent Baptist affiliation; and
     6     WHEREAS, Founded in 1932 in Johnson City, New York, Baptist
     7  Bible College & Seminary moved in 1968 to its 121-acre Clarks
     8  Summit campus; and
     9     WHEREAS, Baptist Bible College & Seminary offers
    10  undergraduate, graduate and seminary studies, with a total
    11  enrollment of 1,134 students; and
    12     WHEREAS, Men and women from this Commonwealth comprise 42% of
    13  admissions; and
    14     WHEREAS, Campus operations involve 300 vendors from this


     1  Commonwealth; and
     2     WHEREAS, Each year more than 4,000 visitors participate in
     3  special summer programs; and
     4     WHEREAS, "Celebrating God's Faithfulness" is the theme of the
     5  75th anniversary celebration; therefore be it
     6     RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives, with respect for
     7  Baptist Bible's leadership cultivation and community outreach,
     8  designate November 8, 2007, as "75th Anniversary of Baptist
     9  Bible College & Seminary Day" in Pennsylvania.














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