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Updated Church Calendar's for January - March 2021

Well the folks that put together the yearly calendar of events for Dover Baptist Church have done their magic for 2021! The calendar's for January, February and March are now posted on the website's Calendar Page. Click on the calendar photo at left to see what's coming up in the life of Dover Baptist Church. A BIG thank you to Darryl Lancaster who put together the calendars for your viewing.

 
Church Sounds and Looks Much Better

Here are a couple of photos showing the changes in the sanctuary. The (Before) photo is from earlier in the year showing the BIG speaker over the pastor's head. The (After) photo is from the January 3rd service at Dover Baptist Church with our new sound system installed. It sounded great and Bro. Early can rest easy now that a 100 pound speaker is now longer hanging over his head. Take a look.

Before After

 
New Sound System Installed

On Saturday, January 2, 2021, four members of Dover Baptist Church removed our existing sound system and installed our new sound system. We have a new mixing board, new electronic keyboard and new speaker system. The installation was performed by; Freddie Sharp, Bradley Gray, Billy White and Richie Drury. It looks great and we will try it out on Sunday, January 3rd. To see some more photos from the installation, click the small photo at left.

 

 

Church News From 2020

 

Dover Baptist Church Crushes Lottie Moon Goal!

Congratulations Dover Baptist Church! We crushed our Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goal of $1,100 by 26%. According to treasurer, Lily Drury, we had given $1,480 as of December 22nd. This money will help spread The Gospel and you have helped!

 
Kidz on Fire Christmas Party 2020 (Updated)

Janice Say, the leader of Kidz on Fire, coordinated a day of fun for the kids group at Dover Baptist Church. They went to Lights Under Louisville on Tuesday, December 12th. Afterwards, a party was held in the Family Life Center with pizza, cake, games, and ending in a gift exchange. Of course, the party didn't start until prayer was said. Also lending a hand with the party were; Carol Gross, Charlotte White, Vickie Anderson, Michelle Turner, Diane Fields, and Garrett Gross. Looks like everyone had a great time! Isn't it time your kids found a church home? To see more of what went on, click the photo.

 
2020 Christmas Cantata

Sunday morning, December 20, 2020, Dover Baptist Church celebrated the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ through music and word. The choir sang the Christmas Cantata, we lit the last (5th) Advent Candle and celebrated the departure of one of our Dover Family and recognized those who contribute to the success of our church. Take a look and see.  

 
Carols, Cantata and Candles

On Friday night, December 18, 2020, Dover Baptist Church held their annual Carols, Cantata and Candles event. We had a good crowd despite the Corona Virus. The choir sang portions of this year's cantata, the 4th Advent Candle was lit by the Dover youth boys, and Brother Ben delivered a short Christmas message. The service closed with the congregation holding up candles and singing Silent Night. If you missed it, you missed out. What a great way to get yourself in the Christmas Spirit. To see more of what went on, click the photo at left.

 
Dover Combined Christmas Dinner

On Thursday night, December 17, 2020 the WMU and Baptist Men held their joint Christmas Dinner in the Family Life Center. The dinner was originally scheduled to be at Our Best in Smithfield, but had to be moved to the church due to Corona Virus related government restrictions. We had a great meal that was catered by Our Best. There was lots of good Christian fellowship for everyone who came. What a great way to kick off the Christmas Season. A BIG thank you to all those who stepped up to make this event happen. To see more of what went on, click the photo at left.

 
Dover's Youth Girls Light the 3rd Advent Candle

On Sunday morning, December 13, 2020, our youth group girls read scripture and then lit the Advent Candle. It is so nice that the youth are coming back to church and helping serve The Lord. Here are some photographs from the service. Unfortunately, we missed getting photos of the children lighting the 2nd Advent Candle last week. The webmaster had left his camera in the car by accident. Anyway, they did a great job and were lead by Janice Say. Her group, Kidz on Fire is the children's program at Dover Baptist Church. We try and include the entire family here at Dover. To see more of what went on, click the photo.

 
Dover Welcomes a New Citizen / We Light the 1st Advent Candle

On Sunday, November 29th, Dover Baptist Church presented Elias Hernandez with some nice gifts to commemorate him passing his U.S. citizenship test and being sworn in as a citizen of the United States of America. Brother Early presented Elias with this gifts which were related to his new status as an American. Later in the service, Bro Early and Gloria along with Bro. Bradley read some scripture and light the first Advent Candle. To see more of what went on, click on the photo.

 
It's Lottie Moon Time

Yes it's time for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering to support international missions. Dover Baptist Church's goal for this year is $1,100. This money is used to fund our missionaries throughout the world. If you would like to find out more about Lottie Moon and what she does, click on the photo. It will take you to the Lottie Moon 2020 website. 2 Corinthians 9:7 states, "Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." Are you a cheerful giver?

 
Thanksgiving Celebration 2020

Dover Baptist Church celebrated Thanksgiving with our annual dinner held at the Family Life Center on Sunday, November 15th. The dinner got started at 6:00 PM. Despite the fear and uncertainty of the Corona Virus, we had almost 60 people attend. Those who did show up were treated to a delicious Thanksgiving meal catered by Our Best Restaurant. There was plenty to eat for everyone along with good Christian fun and fellowship. To see a more of what went on, click on the photo.

 

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