Archived Church News 2018


The 23rd Edition of "The Messenger" Newsletter is Online

Click on this icon to see the latest edition of "The Messenger" newsletter.The Messenger Newsletter that is mailed to all Dover Baptist Church members, is now available on-line for all to see. Hopefully, this will help us to reach out to the community and allow the un-churched to see what we have to offer here at Dover Baptist. In order to view the newsletter you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. It is a free download from the hyperlink above.

NOTE The calendar for March has a couple of errors in the dates. The calendar on this website has the correct dates.


Carols and Candles Christmas Service 2018

Sunday evening, December 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Dover Baptist Church celebrated the birth of Our Lord, Jesus Christ, with our annual Carols and Candles candlelight service. Approximately 100 of the faithful showed up to help pack the house for this heart warming event. What better way to get in the Christmas spirit than by joining together with fellow Christians to celebrate the birth of Our Savior, Jesus Christ. Everyone who attended was surely blessed. If you could not make it, here are some photos to show some of what went on. Click to photo at left to take a look.

Baptist Men Enjoy Annual Christmas Dinner 2018

On Thursday evening, December 13, 2018 at 6:00 PM, the Baptist Men and their wives attended their annual Christmas Dinner which was held this year at Our Best in Smithfield, Kentucky. Thirty two (32) people showed up for the evening of fun, food and fellowship in the hometown or our Minister of Music, Bro. Bradley Gray. To see what went on click on the photo at left. Baptist do know how to have fun.

WMU Christmas Dinner 2018

On Tuesday evening, December 11, 2018 at 6:00 PM, the women's WMU met at Claudia Sander's Dinner House for their annual Christmas Dinner.  Twenty eight (28) ladies attended this gathering. Good food and good times were had by all. Christians do have fun contrary to what some may think or say. To see some more of what went on, click on the group photo of the ladies at left.

Christmas Dinner for Deacons and Their Wives

The Annual Deacons Dinner for deacons and their wives was held on Friday evening, December 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the Family Life Center. Chairman of the Deacons, Billy White with spouse, Charlotte White, were the hosts for this occasion. There were beautiful decorations, party favors, great food and good Christian fellowship among all. Deacons are the servants of the church and this is one night they are allowed to celebrate their service to others. To see more photos from the dinner, click this pic.

Christmas Decorations at Dover Baptist Church

Here are some photos taken while the church was empty on the night of December 3, 2018. Our church really looks lovely with all its Christmas decor. Really puts you in the spirit about the birth of Our Lord. The decorating committee did a wonderful job! Click on the photo at left to see them all.

Lottie Moon Offering 2018 (UPDATE !!!)

According to treasurer, Linda Swift, Dover again exceeded it's goal for Lottie Moon giving. We took in $1430 for 2018 beating our target for giving by $230. Great job Dover!!!

Oh!!! It is Lottie Moon Offering time again. This is the way we support international missions as Southern Baptists. Our goal this year is $1,200. To find out more about Lottie Moon and our current mission activities, click this link.

Matthew 28:19 (KJV) 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

Dover Baptist Baptizes Chris Miller

On Sunday, November 18, 2018, Dover Baptist Church had a really good crowd for Sunday services. The HUGE choir sang and Brother Bradley Gray sang a solo as the special music. After the service, Chris Miller, son of Wayne and Linda Miller, came down front and asked to be baptized. Chris had already chosen Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior but had not been baptized yet. Chris was presented with a copy of The Bible and his Certificate of Baptism by Brother Early. After the presentation, everyone was asked to stay and sing a hymn while Bro. Ben and Chris adjourned to the Family Life Center to prepare for baptism. To see more click the photo at left.

Dover Baptist Celebrates Thanksgiving with Annual Dinner

On Sunday evening, November, 11, 2108, Dover Baptist Church held it's annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Family Life Center. We had a great turnout for the dinner. The FLC was very nicely decorated and there was plenty of food and fun for everyone who attended. Hats off to everyone who made this such a successful event. To see some of what went on, click on the photo at left.

LTC Angie White Speaks at Dover Baptist Church

Lt. Col. Angie White (Army National Guard) spoke Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Dover Baptist Church about her experiences running a chapel in Erbil, Iraq during her recent deployment. She also had a brief sermon after the presentation. This was part of the Dover Baptist Church Veteran's Day Celebration. To see some photos from Sunday click the photo at left. Great job Angie!

Dover Baptist Church Calendars Available Now

Want a new calendar featuring your beautiful and historic church? They are now available. Barbara Waits is now making these for anyone who would like to purchase one. There is a sign up sheet in the church foyer if you would like to buy one or more. There is also a sample for you to peruse. Great job!!! We have some very creative members at Dover Baptist Church.

Another Soul Joins the Fold

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, young Gabe Turner dedicated his life to Jesus Christ and was baptized. Before the baptism, Gabe was presented with a Holy Bible by Brother Early. Congratulations young man!!! The most important decision of your life has been made and you made the right choice. Amen!!! To see more of that day, click the photo at left.

2018 Fall Festival

On Saturday evening, October 27, 2018, Dover Baptist Church held their annual Fall Festival. There were lots of games, food and fun for everyone. We had a HUGE crowd of over 250+ people. The entire parking lot was filled to the brim. We had to have overflow parking at the parsonage. Kids had Trunk or Treat and the evening ended with hayrides and smores. To see some pics from the event, click on the photo at left.

Dover Baptist Church Staff Page Updated on the Website

At the Sunday, October 14, 2018 business meeting, the congregation approved the Nominating Committee recommendations for 2018-2019 by a unanimous vote. Thanks to Secretary, Charlotte White, these documents showing who is on what committee are now available on-line on the church website. Go to the staff page and click on the committees and deacons button near the botttom of the page or click the icon at left.

Fall Festival is Coming Up Soon

Come join us at the annual Fall Festival at Dover Baptist Church on Saturday, October 27, 2018 starting at 5:00 PM. There will be Trunk or Treat, Bonfire and s'mores, games, prizes, food, a hayride, cake walk and chili supper. Rain or Shine. Don't forget to sign up to help with this year's Fall Festival. The sign up sheets and flyers are in the Family Life Center. We need your help to make this year's festival more successful than ever! Now what talents did God bless you with? Be sure and mark your calendars now. Hope to see you there!

Round Up Sunday

We had a rip snortin' good time at church on Sunday, October 7, 2018 celebrating God in the cowboy way. We had a great crowd show up (90 people). We had great singing, preaching and afterwards some great Christian fellowship and a meal. The choir sang, "Because He Lives, Amen." Great! Brother Ben Early opened the service with announcements and the scripture. He wore his western duds too. Bro. Bradley directed the choir. After worship, everyone mosied on over to the Family Life Center from so grub. A great time of fun and food. There was plenty to go around and people were encouraged to take some home afterwards. Here are some pics from the service. To see more click on the photo of Bro. Ben.

Eliza Broadus Update!!!

We have surpassed our goal this year of $1,100 with over $1,300 dollars donated to this vital state mission offering. Great job everyone who was able to give to this worthy mission. We were able to stick a LOT of leaves on the poster!

Switching Roles

On Sunday morning, September 30, 2018, Brother Early and Brother Gray switched roles. Bradley lead the service and gave the message and Bro. Ben performed the worship minister duties. Both of these gentlemen did a great job having reversed roles. Here are a couple of photos from the service. We had 73 in attendence! Amen.


Dover Participates in 5th Sunday Sing at Mt. Pleasant

On Sunday evening, September 30, 2018, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church hosted the 5th Sunday Sing event along with Dover Baptist Church and Burks Branch Baptist Church. There was a BIG crowd for the sing-in. Lots of good Gospel music, lots of good food and fellowship was had by all. The weather was beautiful, the church was beautiful and Dover brought a really big crowd. Mt. Pleasant Pastor Bill Taylor started off the 5th Sunday Sing with some hymns sung by the congregation. Dover Baptist Church Choir sang several really good songs. A BIG choir turned out for the event. Everyone enjoyed the after service meal provided. Everything was very good and no one when home hungry. To see more of what went on, click the photo at left.


The 22nd Edition of "The Messenger" Newsletter is Online

Click on this icon to see the latest edition of "The Messenger" newsletter.The Messenger Newsletter that is mailed to all Dover Baptist Church members, is now available on-line for all to see. Hopefully, this will help us to reach out to the community and allow the un-churched to see what we have to offer here at Dover Baptist. In order to view the newsletter you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. It is a free download from the hyperlink above.


Round Up Sunday Starts October at Dover

Round Up Sunday is will be on Sunday, October 7, 2018. Be sure and wear your best cowboy/girl western duds and come worship with us on this special day. There will be Bar-B-Que served after church services at the Family Life Center. Please invite your family and friend and anyone else you can to come be a part of the worship experience at Dover Baptist Church. Round'em up!!!

Two Families Come Forward to Join Dover Baptist Church

Dover Baptist Church welcomed two new families to the fold this past Sunday. Praise The Lord! Ken and Kathy Easterday (photo far left) were welcomed by Brother Early. They came on transfer of letter from a church in Louisville. Brother Early also welcomed the Bailey family who live on Dover Road. Joining us are; Allison, Caleb, Ashlyn, Chad and Cole. Welcome Baileys! If you are happy to welcome them to Dover Baptist Church, say Amen!

It's Eliza Broadus Offering Time!

It's Eliza Broadus Offering time! Our church goal is $1,100. For every $50 donated, a leaf will be placed on the poster to indicate our progress towards the goal. The state goal is $1.25 million dollars. Our goal amounts to .00088% of the total. This offering goes towards state missions. To find out more about Eliza Broadus, click this link.

Victory Road Performs at Dover Baptist Church

The Victory Road men's quartet performed their brand of Gospel music at Dover Baptist Church last night (26-Aug-18). A decent crowd turned out to hear some really great music. If you missed it, you missed out. Everyone there was truly blessed. Here are a couple of pics from the concert. A great bunch of Christian men.

Dover Baptist Church Constitution and By-Laws Now on Website

If you would like to read the church Constitution and By-Laws, they are now readily available on the Dover Baptist Church website on the Staff Page. Press the button at the bottom of the screen entitled Constitution and By Laws and you will be presented with it. You must have Adobe Acrobat loaded on your computer to view it. The file is in PDF format which you may download onto your own computer. Please read these documents! They are very important to the church and it's functioning. You may also click on this link to go there. Or click the photo at left.

Dover Participates in 5th Sunday Sing at Burk's Branch

On Sunday night, July 29th, the 5th Sunday Sing was held at Burk's Branch Baptist Church. There was a great turnout from all participating churches. Dover members turned out in good numbers and were well represented in the singing department. David Orr, Brother Early and Lily Drury all sang solos. Bro. Gray accompanied on the piano. Here are some photos from the event in case you weren't able to attend.

Lightning Rod Installed in the Steeple

The White Family (Jimmy, Billy and Jamie) installed the lightning rod anchor and cabling on our new steeple this past Saturday. Now we are ready for the weather. (Photos courtesy of Charlotte White.) To see more of the install, click the pic at left.

Steeple Dedication Day/Christmas in July Sunday

The July 29th church service was a combo service. Part Christmas in July and part dedication ceremony for the new steeple. We sang Christmas music, had Christmas decorations, wore Christmas clothing and some of us got Christmas gifts. The sermon was "OBEY: The Prayer of Joseph." from Matthew chapter one. To see some photographs from the service, click the photo at left.

Steeple Pics The Day After.....

The day after the installation of the new steeple these photographs were taken. There were still a couple of issues yet to be resolved with the 100% completion of the project. However, even at 95% it still looks great. We also made the front page of the Sentinel News newspaper!  Be sure to come to church this Sunday and take a look at it in person. You'll be glad you did.

The Church Gets a Steeple

On Tuesday morning, July 24, 2018, Dover Baptist Church received its new crown. A steeple. Quite a few people turned out to witness this historic event. Attendees were invited to sign the inside of the new steeple for posterity. This was a momentous day for our 206+ year old church! The commemorative boards were also installed in the attic along with a time capsule of things from Dover Baptist Church in 2018. Take a look.

Dover Baptizes Two More...

Dover Baptist Church continues its mission to save souls for The Lord. We baptized two more Christians this past Sunday. Michelle and Addy Turner are the latest additions to the Christian fold at Dover Baptist Church. Husband and father Brian Turner led the way for his family. Be sure to extend the hand of Christian fellowship to Michelle and Addy. We are so proud of them. God is changing lives through Dover Baptist Church.To see more of what went on, click on the photo.

Brother Gray Preaches!

Here are some photographs from Sunday, July 15, 2018. Brother Bradley Gray lead the service and Brother Wayne Miller served as music minister. Brother Early and Gloria were away visiting family and attending a family funeral in Missouri. They are in our prayers..... Bradley did a great job of preaching. We also had some really great special music. Take a look.

Camp Crossings at Cedarmore 2018

To see some photos from Camp Crossing in Cedarmore click on the photo at left. They are courtesy of Linda Miller served as a chaperone for the event. Hannah White and several friends participated in the camp. Take a look. For more information on Crossings camps, go to


Dover Baptist Celebrates the 4th of July With Patriotic Service

On Sunday, July 1, 2018, Dover Baptist Church celebrated our country's independence with a very patriot service that included songs, speeches and a great sermon. Afterwards, everyone celebrated like Americans do with a nice 4th of July dinner at the Family Life Center. We had 93 people (officially) there may have been more. Everyone had a great time. Here are some pics for you to take a look and see what all went on.....


The 21st Edition of "The Messenger" Newsletter is Online

Click on this icon to see the latest edition of "The Messenger" newsletter.The Messenger Newsletter that is mailed to all Dover Baptist Church members, is now available on-line for all to see. Hopefully, this will help us to reach out to the community and allow the un-churched to see what we have to offer here at Dover Baptist. In order to view the newsletter you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. It is a free download from the hyperlink above.


Dover Hosts TRL - "Total Request Live"

On Sunday evening, June 24, 2018, Dover Baptist Church held Total Request Live! which allowed attendees to request songs they wanted to hear/sing and then various people would sing/play the requested songs. Everyone who attended said it was great! To see some more photos from TRL, click on the one at left.



Volunteers Paint the Upstairs of the Parsonage

Remember the kids from Morristown,TN who came last year and painted the FLC? The church received a call from them asking if we had any jobs? We had one. So they arrived at Dover around 3:00 PM and are painting the upstairs of the parsonage. Great group of kids! We have them again on Thursday afternoon and should get it finished. To see more of their good work, click on the young lady at left.

Father's Day 2018/Baby Bottle Day

Father's Day, June 17, 2018, all adult men were presented a nice gift to commemorate the occasion. Congratulations to all you fathers out there! Also Father's Day was the time all baby bottles were to be returned with donations in them for the ALC Pregnancy Center in Shelbyville. From the looks of the basket and the bottles, we had another good year of donations. Updates to follow......

Vacation Bible School 2018

We had a very successful Vacation Bible School this year at Dover Baptist Church. It was held nightly from June 11th-14th. The weather was great and the children had a great time and learned a lot about The Lord. There were good times, good food and good fellowship for all. We also had a great turnout with volunteers who served at the VBS. Graduation ceremonies were held on Sunday, June 17th with a church sponsored barbeque held afterwards at the Family Life Center. We also celebrated the arrival of a new Christian. The children also collected and donated $209.55 to the Sunrise Children's Homes for boys and girls.To see what went on, click on the photo at left.

VBS is Almost Here!

This year's Vacation Bible School theme will be Rolling River Rampage. The kids will get to do a lot of fun things, some great food and learn about Jesus and His love from them. Bible school will be held June 11th-14th from 6:15 PM to 8:45 PM and is open to children from preschool to 6th grade. Vickie Anderson will be the director of VBS this year. Bring your children to VBS. You won't regret it.

Dover Baptist Hosts Smithfield Quartet

Bro. Bradley Gray, the worship minister at Dover Baptist Church brought his quartet to church on Sunday night, May 20, 2108 at 6:00 PM. The quartet consisted of Bro. Gray, Elizabeth Jane Irvin, Lori and Chad Potts. They gave an hour long concert of contemporary and traditional Gospel music. Everyone who attended had a great time and was blessed with some really great singing. Afterward, Elizabeth Jane Irvin had her new CD for sale. Click the photo at left for more.

Senior/Graduation Day at Dover

On Sunday, May 20,2018, Dover Baptist Church recognized our high school graduates and they were given Bibles for their future use. After the presentations the families were invited down front for the congregation to meet and greet. Liz Carper (formerly known as Lizzie) and Gavin Poe are our graduates this year and we wish them both the best of luck in their future endeavors. To see more of Graduation Day, click the photo.

The Baptistery Remodeling is Complete

Our beautiful baptistery after all the decoration and adornment. Quite an improvement! Great job!!! Praise Jesus! Now let's get busy and start using it every week! A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make this happen.

Photography For New Photo Church Directory Under Way

The family photos for the new church directory are under way! Photographer Katie Lacer has been busy taking
photos of Dover Baptist's members. Take a look..

Mother's Day 2018

Dover Baptist had a BIG day on Mother's Day. first, 45 people turned out for the Mother's Day breakfast served by worship leader Bradley Gray. The worship service had 94 people in the congregation. Truly inspiring!!! Mothers were celebrated and the mother with the most children there and the oldest mother were both recognized. Robin White had the most children there (5) and Joan Lancaster was the oldest mother in attendance. Brother Early's sermon continued his series on the Beatitudes. Happy Mother's Day to all mothers out there! To see more of what went on, click on the photo at left.


It's Baby Bottle Time Again


Be sure and pick up your baby bottle in the church foyer to help support A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center. Please bring them back with cash or checks in them before Father's Day, June 17th. A Loving Choice Pregnancy Resource Center stands in the gap between a woman’s crisis pregnancy and the choice of abortion. Our ministry shares the hope, love, and grace of Jesus Christ to women & families by providing free, life-affirming services. With an 89% increase in visits over the past year, it is evident that God is working to save and transform lives. Our staff & volunteers are passionate about forming relationships and restoring hope with every woman that comes to ALC.


Missionary Work and Tacos Too!


On Sunday afternoon, (May 6, 2018) Dover Baptist Church missionary Kelli Carper shared her experiences in Honduras while everyone enjoyed a nice taco bar dinner. (Photos courtesy of Charlotte White. Notice the kitchen perspective)

Military Comings and Goings

On Sunday, May 6, 2018 Brother Ben Early recognized soon to be Lt. Col. Angie White on her return from chaplain duty with the United States Army at Erbil, Iraq. The church lit a candle that burned each week in memory of Angie while she was gone. Brother Early presented her with the candle. Then the church recognized our two new recruits that will be joining the armed services. Lizzie Carper and Ben White have both decided to serve their country. A prayer was held for them and everyone wishes them good luck in their military service. To see more of this, click the photo at left.

5th Sunday Sing a BIG Success at Dover

Sunday night, April 29, 2018, Dover Baptist Church hosted the 5th Sunday Sing along with Mt. Pleasant and Burk's Branch Baptist churches. We had a really great crowd (~90 people). There was some great singing and music and afterwards, everyone moved to the Family Life Center for good food, conversation and Christian fellowship. To see more of what went on, click this photo.

Dover Teen Makes the News!

Jerry Lancaster from Dover Baptist Church makes the local news as part of a state championship winning debate team. To read the whole story visit

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Bro. Gray Gives His Testimony

On Sunday, April 9, 2018, Brother Bradley Gray conducted worship services at Dover Baptist Church. He lead the choir, did some preaching and gave his personal testimony.  Bradley is not only a gifted musician, he is also a very good speaker/preacher.  Many in the crowd were moved to tears by his testimony.  We had a good crowd for this service too.  Afterwards, our normal business meeting was held. To see more of the service, click on the photo of Bradley. 


The 20th Edition of "The Messenger" Newsletter is Online

Click on this icon to see the latest edition of "The Messenger" newsletter.The Messenger Newsletter that is mailed to all Dover Baptist Church members, is now available on-line for all to see. Hopefully, this will help us to reach out to the community and allow the un-churched to see what we have to offer here at Dover Baptist. In order to view the newsletter you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. It is a free download from the hyperlink above.


New Steeple in the Works

At our most recent business meeting, the membership voted to add a steeple to our beautiful 206 year old building. Stay tuned for more on this....... (photo not the actual steeple)

Easter Sunday Service

We had a great turnout for Easter Sunday services on April 1, 2018. The choir sang the "I Will Rise" cantata conducted by Bro. Bradley Gray which was beautiful. Brother Early's sermon was, "Risen, Our Hope" from Romans 6. What a great service this was celebrating the resurrection of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! To see some of what went on, click the photo.

Easter "Eggstravaganza"

On Saturday, March 31, 2018, Dover Baptist Church held its annual Easter "Eggstravaganza." There were 28 children and 35 adults at the event. There were Easter Egg hunts, face painting, funny photos, egg decorating and other fun and games. A good time was had by all. A BIG thank you to Kelli Carper who coordinated the event. Thanks also to everyone else who helped make this event a success. It took a lot of work to put together over 1300 eggs and all the other stuff. To see photographs of the Eggstravaganza, click on the eggs at left.

Good Friday Service

Here are some photographs from the Good Friday service held at Dover Baptist Church on March 30,2018. Everyone who attended swore it was one of the best Good Friday services they could remember. If you missed it, at least you can see some of what went on. (Photos Courtesy of Charlotte White).

Spring Work Day

Work Day was held on Saturday morning, March 24, 2018. Most of the cleaning and activity took place inside due to the foul weather outside. Still the volunteers managed to spiff up the church where they could. Preparations were also made for the Easter Egg hunt. To see more of what went on, click on Carol Gross at left.

Four Are Baptized at Dover Baptist Church

On Sunday, March 18, 2018 Dover Baptist Church conducted our normal worship service and had 72 in attendance. There was some great music and a great sermon. At the end of the service four new members and Christians were recognized. After normal services, the congregation adjourned to the Family Life Center for a baptismal ceremony. Dover Baptist Church has added another four souls to the Brotherhood of Christians. To see what happened, click on the photo at left.

Brad Gets Surprise!

On Wednesday night, March 14th, after choir practice, a surprise birthday party was held for our Worship Minister (choir director) after choir practice. Ice cream cake was served and it was a great time for all. Happy Birthday Bradley! To see some more photos, click on the photo at left.

Dover Missionary Commissioned

March 4, 2018 was a very busy Sunday at Dover Baptist Church. The church commissioned a missionary going to Honduras, had a solo for special music and added a new member to our ranks and celebrated The Lord's Supper. Take a look and see..... Click on the photo at left to see more.

Annie Armstrong Offering Time!

Our Annie Armstrong Easter Offering status board in the foyer of the church. The goal this year is $1300. Let's do it!

Put Your Heart In It Month

Sunday School classes had refreshments as part of "Put Your Heart In It Month". David Orr provided the special music singing, "We Bow Down." Brother Early's sermon was "God is Life" from 1 John Chapter 5. See what you missed by not coming? (25-Feb-18, Photos courtesy of Charlotte White)




Planning for VBS 2018 Under Way!

It's never too early to start planning. VBS will be June 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th with our VBS luncheon held the following Sunday. VBS times will be nightly from 6:15p to 8:45 PM. We will need volunteers for the following positions: Assembly Leader, Bible Story Leader, Craft Leader, Snack Leader, Recreation Leader, Prayer Quest Leader, Advertisement Leader, Rafter Leaders (teenagers to lead children from station to station). If anyone is interested in helping again this year, please let Vickie Anderson know. 

Dover Welcomes A New Christian

We are proud to announce that Brian Turner made his decision to follow Christ on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Here is Brother Early and Brian at the conclusion of Sunday's service. Brian is the son of Lea Ann Kamer. Please welcome Brian to the fold of Christian brothers and sisters at Dover Baptist Church! Amen!

Dover is Now More Secure

Our new security system is on-line to keep us safe while we worship together. Unfortunately, we need things like this since Satan and his pawns are very busy in this world trying to shut up and or kill Christians. There are also new LED motion sensing security lights installed around the church campus. Billy and Charlotte White are making it happen in these photos. Great job and thanks to everyone involved.

Choir Looking for New Members

We still have room for you in the choir. Psalm 100 (KJV) Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Can you make a joyful noise?


Wiring Changes Makes Things Sound Better

More work being done on the church to make sure we sound as good as we can. Richie Devon and Reese Drury along with Billy White and Bradley Gray re-running wires and microphones recently. (Photos courtesy of Charlotte White)


The Prayer Room is Upgraded

The new kneeling bench is now in place in the Prayer Room. Thanks to some industrious workers, the old organ bench is now the new Prayer Room kneeling bench. What a great way to continue the legacy of our old organ. The Prayer Room is always open for your prayer needs. Also, keep in mind we have a Prayer Partner of the Week listed in the bulletin each week. (Photos courtesy of Kelli Carper)

The Carpers Sing

The Carper's sang the special music at church on Sunday, 4-Feb-2018 as Brother Ben Early looks on. They did a great job! If you haven't been to Dover Baptist Church lately, you need to stop by and experience it. Very nice Lizzie and Kelli!

Shelby Baptist Association Meets at Dover

Here are some photos from the association meeting held at Dover Baptist Church on January 29, 2018. Afterward there was food served in the Family Life Center. Photos courtesy of Charlotte White.

The Millers Sing a Duet

Wayne and Linda Miller sang a duet for the special music at church on Sunday, January 28, 2018. You may recognize the music but the lyrics are definitely different. They did a great job! To hear a small clip of the song on YouTube, click here.


New Worship Minister Can Sing!

Our new worship minister, Bradley Gray sang the special music at church Sunday. He sang, "I Got Here As Fast As I Could." At the end of the service Brad moved his membership to Dover Baptist Church. (01/21/2018)

Church Says Goodbye

After many years of faithful service, our old church organ was taken to the organ graveyard.  It had become inoperative and with the arrival of our new worship minister, was no longer needed since Brother Gray brought his electronic keyboard to replace it.  Goodbye old friend.  You will be missed. Richie Drury hauled it away on Wednesday night, January 10, 2018 for you history buffs.

Dover Has A New Worship Minister!

On Sunday, January 7, 2018, the membership of Dover Baptist Church called Bradley Gray to be our worship minister/minister of music. He conducted the choir and the church's choral music and then sang a moving solo. Afterwards, the church held a business meeting so that folks could ask Bradley any question(s) they would like. Afterwards, a unanimous vote to call Bro. Gray was made by the congregation. We wish Brad luck in his new position! After the business meeting was adjourned, a nice meal was served in the Family Life Center. To take a look at Brad, click on the photo at left.


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