Church News


Work Day Starts Early Due to Forecast For Bad Weather

Work Day got an early start this year, due to the forecast for rainy weather on Saturday, March 25th. Billy White ask for volunteers to meet him at the church at 9:15, AM on Wednesday the 23rd to spread mulch at the church. Several people stepped up to help. Billy and Charlotte White were there. Billy brought the mulch over with his truck and dump cart trailer. Bro. Nathan Mayfield and Greg Bell emptied the contents of the trailer into wheelbarrows and buckets so that Charlotte, Beth Wood, Wayne Miller and Jimmy White could spread it around the various areas of the church grounds. To see what went on, click the photo at left.


Venmo Now an Option For Those Wishing to Donate Electronically


Recently, we have had requests for electronic transfers of tithes and offerings. To accommodate this request, our church treasurer has set up a Venmo Account for Dover Baptist Church. To find the  instructions for the transfer process, click on the Venmo image at left. We are also adding an icon to the lower left hand portion of the website, next to the church's Facebook and YouTube icons for you to access Venmo in the future.


Easter Egg Hunt "Eggstravaganza" Set to Go


Join us on Saturday afternoon, April 8th, from 2:00-4:00PM for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be lots of fun for your children and family. Along with the Easter Egg Hunt, there will be free games and more too! The church is currently accepting donations of candy, individual snacks, crackers, chips etc. for the little ones. We will also need some help filling the eggs with said candy, If you would like to volunteer or help in any way, contact Michelle Turner.


Baptist Men Get Busy Working


Our church's Baptist Men decided to work instead of meet for Bible Study this month. Here are some the projects that got completed. Great job to all those who helped make this happen! According to church secretary and volunteer worker, Charlotte White, "Bill White Jr. and his tractor, Billy, Jimmy, Wayne, Pastor Nathan, Jesse, Daniel and Darrell worked on the parking lot. Some also worked on the flowerbed weeding. Jesse, Wayne , Greg, Beth and Charlotte during the day making 11 total participants." To see more of what went on, click the pic!


"Old Song's Sing-A-Long" is a HIT!!!!


Had a good crowd for the "Old Song's Sing-A-Long" on Sunday evening, March 5th. The music started right on time at 6:00 PM. Bro. Bradley Gray was the emcee and one of the musicians. We had a six piece band who played almost 30 hymns and favorites. We had a good mix of visitors too! To see more, click the pic!


Wind Knocks Over Large Tree at Church


During the recent high wind event, the church lost one of its large trees out front by the road. Volunteers from the church have cut it up and now need to remove the debris. Click the photo at left to see some more pics. You don't have to wait till Work Day to do work for the church.


2023 Work Day Coming Up!


Join us for church-wide Word Day on Saturday, March 25th. Bring your tools, rakes, shovels, gloves and be ready to help clean up the church and grounds prior to Easter Sunday. The cleanup starts at 9:00 AM and usually goes to around lunch. Lunch is normally provided for the workers too. See you in your best overalls!


It's That Time of Year.....


It's Annie Armstrong Easter Offering time again! This year's goal for Dover Baptist Church is $1,200. This offering goes towards mission work in spreading the Gospel in North America. To find out more about the mission, click this link. 


Old Songs Sing-A-Long (Okay it's a Hymn Sing)


On Sunday evening, March 5th at 6:00 PM, we will have a special music service of just favorite hymns and old songs. We'll have a live 6 piece band accompanying all of us as we sing these great songs in worship to our God and Savior! Invite your friends and neighbors to join us for this special and fun service. Let Bradley know your favorite old song or hymn by this coming Sunday (Feb 26th) to be sure that it is part of this service! See you at church!


Prayer Meeting/Bible Study is Growing Steadily


We have been having some great prayer meetings and Bible study on Wednesday nights. We are getting around 30 people to attend weekly. We go through the Prayer List and pray for those in need of prayer, we add/subtract to it based on outcomes. After prayer meeting, we discuss the previous Sunday's sermon in depth. Here you can ask any questions you have about the texts we have covered. You can also go through the reflection questions on the back of each Sunday's bulletin. In order to be better Christians, we must know more about God's Word. The meeting is very casual so come as you are. You'll be glad you did.   


Dover Valentine's Banquet a Big Hit!


On Saturday night, February 18th, at 6:00 PM, Dover Baptist Church held their annual fund raising Valentines Dinner in the Family Life Center. There was a good turnout for the event. There was also lots of good Christian fellowship, food and music. The dinner is a fund raiser for the youth to help them afford going to camp this summer. Click the pic to see more.


Dover Baptist Church Gets New/Updated Sign


Recently, our old church sign was replaced with a brand new, metal one. The new sign should hold up much better than its predecessor which was made of wood. The service times have also been updated on the sign along with our new pastor, Bro. Nathan Mayfield. A BIG thank you to everyone who made this happen. It really looks good and hopefully will help us draw some new folks to our lovely, historic and friendly church!  


New Newsletter From Missionary Nicholas Vat


Our adopted Romanian missionary family, The Vat Family, have put together a newsletter to help keep us and others apprised as to what they are currently doing in the service of Our Lord. Between helping Ukrainians survive their current conflict, to working at this Christian camp and it's offerings. He also has an update on the family. If you would like to find out more about what the Vat's are up to, click the photo of Nicholas. 


NCBN Newsletter Now Available Online!


Want to find out what's going on in our new North Central Baptist Network? (Formerly our association) Then click the logo on the left and you will open up a link to the latest North Central Baptist Newsletter. There is lots of news and information about our church and others within the network. To access their calendar of events click this link.


Brother Nathan Mayfield's First Sunday as our New Pastor


We had a good turnout for Brother Nathan Mayfield's first Sunday as our pastor (8-Jan-23). Brother Mayfield's sermon was titled, "The Shepherd of You Soul." Scripture for the sermon was from Psalm 23. The sermon was a very meaning look at one of the world's most widely known passages in The Bible. The choir got the church service rolling with a rousing rendition of "Look What The Lord Has Done." After the service, we our regular monthly business meeting was conducted. Please join us in welcoming and prayer for Bro. Nathan and Pam as they begin their service for The Lord here at Dover Baptist Church. Let's all make them feel as welcome as long time members! To see more from the service, please visit our Facebook Page.  


Brother Bradley Gray Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary with Dover


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. Happy 5th Anniversary Brother Bradley! You have been a great addition to the ministry of Dover Baptist Church,


Lottie Moon Christmas Offering Exceeded!


As usual, our Dover Baptist congregation stepped up to help with the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Our goal this year was $1200 and we were able to collect $1,290 dollars for this vital mission. The monies collected for the Lottie Moon Christmas offering are used to fund international mission work and is sponsored by the WMU. If you would like to find out more about Lottie and her work, click on her photo at left and you will be taken to the International Mission Board (IMB) website. There you can find out how your money is spent to help others know the saving grace and love of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  



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