June 9, 2020

On Sunday, June 7, 2020, Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III, pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptists Church, preached a sermon entitled, "Movement Beyond The Moment."  This sermon attempts to invite listeners to consider ways to understand both the gravity of this moment and the oppor...

June 1, 2020

On Pentecost Sunday 2020, Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III, pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptists Church, preached a sermon entitled, "Power To The People."  With demonstrations and fires from protests still burning in cities around the country in response to the recent murders of...

April 6, 2020

Enjoy this sermon by our pastor, Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III

March 25, 2020

Thank you to City Councilman Brandon Scott for providing this map of youth food distribution sites, senior lunch sites, and other services that citizens of Baltimore can take advantage of during this time.

So many of us are paying attention to what’s going on with the coronavirus. The Governor of Maryland confirmed earlier this week that three people from Montgomery County that were on an international cruise in Egypt have contracted the virus and are now receiving care....

February 14, 2020

This past Sunday, as part of our #DoItForTheCulture Black History Month observance, we recognized HBCUs, Sororities, Fraternities, and other social groups of the African American community.  More than 300 people packed Pleasant Hope for the festive day of worship and c...

January 27, 2020

Without consideration for your time, your schedule, your hopes, or your preference for how life should be arranged, death can just barge in and change everything in an instant. No notice. No heads up. No warning. Just immediate change.

After a meaningful and memorable w...

January 15, 2020

Pleasant Hope Baptist Church has been the home of Orita's Cross Freedom School since its inception in 2012.  "Orita" is a West African Yoruba word that means "where the ways come together."  At Orita's Cross Freedom School, young people experience an African-centered l...