March 2014 Dover Church News
Antioch Baptist Church held a “Souper Bowl” contest and collected 490 cans of soup for FISH; held Scout Sunday with Troop and Pack 528 leading Worship Service; and helped with CARITAS at Sandston Baptist Church. The youth held a Lock-in with movies, games, food and fellowship.
Ashland, First Baptist Church held a men’s breakfast. The Trinity Sunday School Class hosted Pastor Vijay Singapogu, an ordained Baptist minister and founder of Hope Outreach Ministries in Hyderabad, India.
Black Creek Baptist Church held a Deacon Ordination Service for 10 new deacons; held a movie night featuring the movie Unstoppable for teens and adults and a special presentation of Firebirds for the children. The youth attended a youth revival service at Mechanicsville Christian Center; traveled to Wintergreen for a day of snow tubing; and partnered with the CIA’s to pack hygiene bags and food items and distributed them to the homeless.
Broadus Memorial Baptist Church held a Men’s Retreat, held a FUN!Friday for the children (babies through 5th grade) in order for the parents to have a “date-night”; and held a “Preparation for Marriage” Weekend. The youth held a Super Bowl Party; and attended “Winter Jam 2014″ in Norfolk.
Colosse Baptist Church held a “Sweetheart Banquet”. The youth went on a ski trip; attended “Winter Jam 2014″ in Norfolk; and held a Spaghetti Lunch Fundraiser.
Corinth Baptist Church “Young at Heart” Seniors joined the Providence United Methodist Church’s Elderberries to a performance by the Bifocal Players at the church in Quinton.
Emmaus Baptist Church held their Annual Valentine Banquet and Church-wide Talent Show; recognized all service workers during a worship service; and collected $341.55 for aid to the Philippines. The youth collected donations in “soup pots” on Super Bowl Sunday with all donations going to the local chapters of Meals on Wheels.
Fort Lee Baptist Church held a baked potato and salad luncheon. The children went bowling at Bowl America.
Four Mile Creek Baptist Church held a “Ladies Night Out” at Carini’s Italian Restaurant; and held a “Woman’s Connection” with dinner, laughter and fellowship. The children and their parents held a Valentine Party.
Goochland Baptist Church youth held their annual “Soup’er Bowl Party”; and joined
Berea Baptist Church to listen to George Dennehy give his testimony.
Hardy Central Baptist Church held a dinner and was entertained by a Frank Sinatra impersonator-New York Style. The Jam and Jelly group served approximately 95 at their meal.
Hillcrest Baptist Church held their Superbowl Party; held a Valentine’s Day event with entertainment by “Glory Bound”. The youth traveled to Wintergreen and spent the day snow tubing.
Hopeful Baptist Church Golden Circle Group hosted the Montpelier Fire Department who presented a program on fire safety in the home and automobile with a soup and salad luncheon following the program.
Hunton Baptist Church youth will hold a BBQ Fund Raiser on Saturday, March 1. The church will celebrate “Homecoming” on Sunday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a covered dish lunch in the fellowship hall. There will also be a program of special music and a slide presentation of the past years.
Kentwood Heights Baptist Church youth attended “Winter Jam 2014″ in Norfolk.
Mechanicsville Baptist Church held a Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Brunch after their Worship II service.
Mount Olivet Baptist Church sent a mission team to Wise County on a Remote Area Medical Mission Trip; sponsored a Dinner and Movie Night for grades 3,4, and 5; and received $13,460 for the Lottie Moon offering. The youth collected “gently” used and new shoes of all sizes for the Remote Area Mission Trip to Wise County. The Ruth Evening Circle had lunch at Ruby Tuesdays in Ashland and presented Ben Banks, manager, a small gift and thanked him for his support to Operation Christmas Child.
New Bethesda Baptist Church held a Senior Resources Event which was coordinated with the Hanover County Council on Aging. The youth held a Super Bowl Party.
New Life Baptist Church held a “Soup and Sandwich Sunday” with everyone bringing a crockpot of soup and/or sandwiches.
Northside Baptist Church “Loaves & Fishes” food ministry gave out out 101,283 pounds of food in 2013. The church will host Gaither Homecoming Singer Ivan Parker in concert on Friday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. (for more information, call the church at 804-746-4952).
Oak Hall Baptist Church held a Movie Night; and is now holding monthly Community Dinners. The OAK (Offering Acts of Kindness) group made eye glass covers out of old neckties for the elderly; delivered handmade warm caps/hats, gloves and scarves to Henrico County Schools. The children made blankets/lap robes for the shut-ins; and made Valentines to be mailed to the shut-ins.
Parham Road Baptist Church held a Bag Lunch and Prayer Walk; held a Sweetheart Dinner; and held a Christian Hip Hop Concert with Ty Berkeley and Jordan Dillard.
Pioneer Baptist Church held a Valentine’s Banquet; held a breakfast sponsored by the Brotherhood; and hosted “The Harvesters”, a Southern Gospel Quintet, in concert. The youth traveled to Gatlinburg; and held a Super Bowl Party. The WMU Missions group provided a food basket and monetary funds for a family within their church for their February Mission Project.
Poplar Springs Baptist Church 60+ Senior Adults toured the Richmond Aviation Museum and then had lunch at Cracker Barrel in the White Oak Shopping Center.
Ridge Baptist Church RA’s sponsored the February Food Drive.
Second Liberty Baptist Church hosted Friday Night at the Movies which featured movies based on true stories and in celebration of Black History Month; and are holding Mid-Day Adult Bible Studys on Wednesdays.
Shalom Baptist Church held a Valentine Banquet. The middle and high school youth held Valentine parties. “Girlz Night” was held for Kindergarten through 5th grade girls with a trip to Jumpology, games, snacks and a sleepover.
Sharon Baptist Church held Children’s Ministry Day.
Walnut Grove Baptist Church collected over 800 pounds of food for the Backpack Ministry with partners Fairmount Christian Church, New Song United Methodist Church, Mechanisville United Methodist Church, and Hanover Helping Hands and were able to help a total of 50 children and 5 schools; and raised money to provide 30 students of the Church of the Manger in Pavas, Costa Rica with new school uniforms.
West Point, First Baptist Church held a special Valentine’s Banquet; held Children’s Ministry Day; and held the Second Parents’ Night Out for the children with a movie and snacks. The youth attended “Winter Jam 2014″ in Norfolk; and attended “DiscipleNow at Ramoth Baptist Church in Stafford.