2015 Hepler Scholarship Applications — Due March 13

Deadline Friday, March 13, 2015 for W. Paul Hepler Scholarship Applications. Click below for a copy of the W. Paul Hepler Scholarship Application 2015 Paul Hepler Scholarship Application 2015 Paul Hepler Scholarship Guidelines

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Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Honors Rev. Dr. Barbara Filling

by: Mark Dixon, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Fourteen years ago the Reverend Dr. Barbara M. Filling was traveling and waved her hand eastward and said to God, “Lord, there must be a church out there needing a pastor. Please lead them to call me.” Surprisingly Mount Pleasant Baptist Church was led to call a woman […]

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Job Openings

Biltmore Baptist Church seeks an immediate part-time Pianist, part-time Choir Director and part-time Youth Minister. Please e-mail with resume and salary requirements. Emmaus Baptist Church seeks a part-time Minister of Youth and Children. E-mail for more information. Four Mile Creek Baptist Church seeks an Interim Youth Director. Please contact Pastor Sam Grozdanov at […]

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Tax and Compensation Planning Seminar

February 18 | 9am-Noon Virginia Baptist Mission Board All aspects of compensation will be covered to help minimize your risk and potential for substantial penalties resulting from non-compliance with State and Federal Tax Laws. read more

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Grief Support Group Opportunity

Second Sunday of Each Month, 5:00 pm Cool Spring Baptist Church, Room B-80 9283 Atlee Station Rd., Mechanicsville 23116 If you, or someone you know, has suffered the loss of a loved one, this group may be the perfect place to work on the healing process with experienced leaders and those who have suffered similar […]

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January 2015 Church News

Ashland, First Baptist Church held “Cookies with Santa”; held a Blood Drive; joined the College, Young Adult and Career Builder classes by wearing the tackiest Christmas sweater; and held Christmas Eve Services. The MOSAIC group traveled to the River Theater and saw It’s A Wonderful Life. The youth had a “Christmas Cookie Bake”; took a […]

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Dover Expresses Sympathy to the Family of Dr. James Ellis

(source: 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 […]

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IRS Announces Business Mileage Rate Increase

(source:;-Business-Rate-to-Rise-in-2015) The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2015 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2015, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup or panel truck will be: 57.5 cents […]

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Dover DMWU Update

There is a line in the song “Grown Up Christmas List” that goes: Well, heaven surely knows, That packages and bows, Can never heal a hurting human soul. This Christmas give sacrificially to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/International Mission Emphasis offering. You can be assured that 100% of your offering will go toward supporting missionaries […]

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“Crazy Hair Tour” Returning to Richmond in 2015

First Things First of Greater Richmond Hosting in 2015: “The Crazy Hair Tour” The Crazy Hair Tour is coming back! This show for moms and their tween daughters will be hosted in the West End on January 22 at the Robinson Theater on January 23. Visit for more information.

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Prayer Focus:

Baltimore Baptist Association

Union of Christian Baptists of Macedonia

Week of: January 25
Berea Baptist Church
Larry Frakes, Interim Pastor

Week of: January 25
Beulah Baptist Church
Ed Shepard, Pastor

Week of: February 1
Biltmore Baptist Church
Dennis Stamey, Pastor

Week of: February 1
Black Creek Baptist Church
Joe Kendrick, Pastor