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Welcome to the Manna Bible Institute Website
APPLY TODAY!   Applications are now being received for the first semester of the new school year beginning in September, 2014.  For a copy of the school catalog and application forms, call the Registrar's Office at 215-221-5335, e-mail us at, or send us a message from the "Contact Us" page of this website.
We're glad you've take the time to visit our website!  We want to make our school known to you.  Since 1944, Manna Bible Institute has served the city of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley by providing sound, evangelical Bible training to hundreds of men and women who are serving Christ in their local churches and in ministries throughout the greater Philadelphia area and around the world.  Many pastors, ministers, Bible teachers, missionaries, evangelists, and workers in many Christian organizations have graduated from Manna and taken their places 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 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings taught by a well-qualified faculty of dedicated teachers.  The school's main campus is located at 2309-13 N. Broad Street (between York & Dauphin Sts.) two blocks from Temple University's campus.  Manna also operates five extension campuses (one in Chester, PA and in New Jersey in West Atco, Glassboro, Mount Holly, and Willingboro.  Information concerning each campus is provided on this website. 

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Manna's 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."

Jeremiah 15:16

See Photos of the 66th annual Commencement of Manna Bible Institute
on the Photos page of the website.


Registration for Fall Semester, 2014-15 School Year is Tuesday, August 26, 2014 on all campuses, 6:00-8:30 pm.  Thursday classes begin on August 28 and Tuesday classes begin September 2.  Applications must be submitted and approved before Tuesday, August 26
 for new students to begin classes in the Fall, 2014 semester.

Dr. Todd J. Williams
President, Cairn University
Manna's 70th Anniversary Keynote Speaker
70th Anniversary  -  Saturday, September 27​

Manna Bible Institute is celebrating its 70th Anniversary on Saturday, September 27th on the school's Main Campus at 2309 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia.  The keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Todd J. Williams, president of Cairn University in Langhorne, PA.  The celebration begins with a catered luncheon at 12 noon, followed by the anniversary service in the school auditorium.  Alumni and their families, students and faculty on all six campuses, supporters, and friends of Manna are cordially invited to celebrate God's great faithfulness to us over seven decades of Manna's educational ministry in the inner city and beyond.  For reservations, please call the school at 215-221-5335 or fill out the message box on the "Contact Us" page of this website.