Rev. Dr. Bass is the newest staff member of the Abington Presbyterian Church. She will serve as the part time minister of Congregational Care. As the minister of Congregational Care, her main focus will be the older adults, the sick and the bereaved members of Abington Presbyterian Church. She will be coordinating and walking alongside of the Care Team, the Older Adult Ministry and the Deacons.
Rev. Dr. Bass began her career as an educator, teaching Mathematics and Computer Science for 25 years and serving as a high school assistant principal for 6 years in the School District of Philadelphia, where she retired in 2005. She earned her Master of Divinity degree and Doctor of Ministry degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and is ordained in the PCUSA.
Since her ordination in 2011, Rev. Dr. Bass has served as the pastor of two Presbyterian churches in the Philadelphia Presbytery and as the moderator of a church in transition. She serves on the Committee of Nominations in the Presbytery and just ended her term as a commissioner to the Synod of the Trinity. Her experience includes, but is not limited to, preaching, teaching, performing funerals ad weddings, visiting and serving communion to the sick and shut-ins, working with Deacons and praying for church leaders and members of congregations.
She is married to Aaron C. Bass, Jr. and between them they share five adult children, Naja, Clyde, Aaron III, Jared and Sharita. Dr. Bass says that their children are a blessing and they make us Godly proud.
Jade enjoys travelling around the world with her husband. They have travelled to Egypt, Turkey, Alexandria, the Mediterranean, Europe and the Caribbean. She enjoys the culture of other countries. She also enjoys sitting on tthe beach and meditating on the goodness of the Lord and how God continues to shower us with his grace, mercy, forgiveness and love.
To contact The Rev. Dr. Jade King Bass, Part-Time Minister of Congregational Care please use the form below.
Or call: 215-887-4530