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We’re glad you took the time to visit the website of Manna Bible Institute!

It gives us the opportunity to introduce you to our school and its educational opportunities. Since 1944, Manna Bible Institute has served the city of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley by providing sound Bible training to men and women who are serving Christ in churches and Christian ministries in the Philadelphia area and around the world. Pastors, ministers, Bible teachers, missionaries, evangelists, and workers in Christian organizations have graduated from Manna and taken their place in the life and ministry of the Church. Servants of Christ are trained here!

Manna is a non-denominational, multi-racial evening school with classes held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in seven locations in the Delaware Valley (in Glassboro, Mount Holly, NJ, and in Chester and Roslyn, PA, and at Manna’s main campus in Philadelphia.   Manna has purchased a new education campus in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia, beginning on August 20, 2020.

New Main Campus of Manna Bible Institute in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia

You’ll find a lot of information about Manna on this website (by simply clicking on the desired topic at the top of this page), but if you need further information, please contact us at any of Manna’s six locations.

We hope the website will be helpful in answering your questions about our Christ-centered ministry of biblical education. We welcome prospective students who desire to “learn and lead” in Christian service to find out about our educational opportunities. A catalog and application form will be sent to you on request. We also encourage caring donors to support our ministry of biblical education.

The CONTACT US page is your opportunity to communicate with us, or you can call the school at 215-221-5335.  The COVID-19 crisis has compelled us to offer all courses during the Fall 2020-21 school year online, but when our new main campus is open for on-site courses, you will be welcome to visit the campus, attend chapel, and sit in on a class or two on a Tuesday or a Thursday evening.  

Again, thank you for visiting our website! Enjoy the tour … and then prayerfully consider your own participation in Manna’s ministry of biblical education. Come, join us as we advance into the future for Christ and the church.

Click here for a message from Dr. Edward Sparkman, President, Manna Bible Institute:

Manna Bible Institute was formed in 1944 to teach the Bible and related subjects in an environment in which men and women would feel welcome and comfortable regardless of their financial or social background.  Manna students receive a biblical education that contributes to confidence, Christian maturity, and spiritual development.  In 1944, the name “Manna” was chosen to celebrate God’s provision of food for the Israelites during their forty years of wandering in the wilderness.  Jeremiah 15:16 was chosen as the School Verse:  “Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and Thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart, for I am called by Thy name, O Lord God of hosts.”

Last Updated on: February 14th, 2021 at 6:28 pm, by mannabuild