Church Scam Alert

The Hanover Sheriff’s Office would like to make you aware of activity where person(s) are suspected of requesting money from local area churches potentially under false pretenses. The most recent activity was reported at a church located on New Ashcake Road in central Hanover. It has been reported to the Sheriff’s Office that the church received a call from a […]

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December 2014 Church News

Ashland, First Baptist held an outreach movie night and showed the movie Mom’s Night Out; and held their 7th Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner. The men held a breakfast with Mick Outten as speaker. The “MOSAIC” group toured the White House of the Confederacy. The Young Adult Ensemble, the OK Chorale and the Sanctuary Choir presented the Christmas-Chrismon Program and […]

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December 2015 Church News

Biltmore Baptist Church held its semi-annual yard sale in November with proceeds going to church projects. Broadus Memorial Baptist Church participated in the Operation Inasmuch ministry program by performing several community service projects in November. Emmaus Baptist Church is preparing Christmas shoe boxes for Lee County residents in needs. They are also conducting a coat and shoe collection drive. First Baptist Church, Ashland […]

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Dover Expresses Sympathy to the Family of Dr. James Ellis

(source: http://www.richmond.com/obituaries/article_22a73f53-8892-53d4-9a51-f8e8c75d4158.html) Posted: Saturday, December 20, 2014 2:21 pm ELLIS, Rev. Dr. James Welborn Sr., passed away on December 18, 2014 with his loving wife of 56 years, Betty Gentry Ellis by his side. Dr. Ellis was born on July 22, 1926 in Covington County, Ala. He graduated from Auburn University in 1948 with a B.S. degree. In 1954, he […]

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Dover Expresses Sympathy to the Family of Tyler Burkett

Tyler Burkett served as the Associate Pastor of New Bethesda Baptist Church. BURKETT, Richard Tyler, 58, of Mechanicsville, Va., went home with the Lord on December 23, 2015. He was born in Jacksonville, N.C. to the late Karl and Peggy Burkett. Tyler is survived by his wife, Annette; two children, Carson and Mackenzie; brother, Glenn; and sister, Lisa Burkett-Williamson (Jon), […]

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Hold the Date — Virginia Baptist Heritage Festival

The Virginia Baptist Heritage Festival will celebrate all that God has done through Virginia Baptists since sending the first Baptist minister to Virginia 300 years ago The Virginia Baptist Historical Society will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting on Friday evening, May 16 at River Road Church, Baptist.  The following day, VBHS will host a celebration of all that God has […]

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How to Change Lives After VBS

Step 1: Get information of the unchurched children and parents into the hands of the Sunday School (SS) Before parents night get information from registration cards to the church Sunday School outreach director. The information is entered into the SS prospect file. The SS outreach director then forwards the information to the appropriate SS classes. For the children it is […]

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