The Myrtle Baptist Church of West Newton

Rev. Brandon Thomas Crowley, MDiv, STM | Senior Pastor
Rev. Howard Haywood | Pastor Emeritus

21 Curve Street West Newton, MA 02465 | 617.332.5870


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Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. (Romans 12:12)

Spiritual Philanthropy – Dover Legacy Scholars Program

Many of you will recall that during the Vision Sunday service we heard a presentation from Jennifer Price, principal of Newton North High School, about our partnership initiative with the school via the Dover Legacy Scholars program. This program is dedicated to academic excellence and achievement of Black and Latino/a students, named in honor of…

ANNOUNCEMENTS – April 5, 2015

MYRTLE BAPTIST CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Greetings Parents of College Students! This is the time of year that the deacons put together care packages for our undergraduate college students to help them get through this season of finals and the end of another year. We like them to know that their Myrtle family…

Inclement Weather Cancellation

Please be advised that due to the blizzard conditions expected this weekend, Sunday School and morning worship services are cancelled for Sunday, February 15, 2015. We are grateful to God that in spite of the weather, we are still able to come together in spirit. In lieu of gathering physically for morning service, we will…


FASTING & CONSECRATION REVIVAL January 25-31, 2015 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO FAST AND PRAY? 1. To fast means to put God first. There are times when we eat, drink, and sleep as a way of enjoying the blessings of God. But there are also times when we have to turn our backs on those…

“Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community” Town Hall Meeting

Myrtle Baptist Church in partnership with the Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is sponsoring a Town Hall Meeting on police brutality in light of events in our nation’s recent past that have refocused our attention on issues of racial justice. This event is designed to enhance conversation and improve relationships…

Annual City Mission Society MLK Day of Service

Our Sunday School is once again organizing our efforts to participate in annual City Mission Society MLK Day of Service. The day of service will take place on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 9am-2pm. Please see Rev. Alicia Johnson on Sunday for a registration form. There are 18 spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis….

Announcements – December 28, 2014

MYRTLE BAPTIST CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS December 30, 2014 Numbered offering envelopes for members of the church for the period of January 4 to December 27, 2015 are be available in the Agape Room. Please pick your envelopes up as soon as possible. If you have questions, please see our church collector Bro. Gerald Jones. Wednesday, December…

FOLLOW-UP – Long Island Shelter Closure

As promised, this post is a follow-up to the Long Island postcard campaign held during the worship service this past Sunday morning. Thank you to everyone who participated by filling out a postcard on Sunday. While those cards have been mailed to the Mayor’s office, our efforts for this cause continue. Here is an information…