Work Day Starts
Early Due to Forecast For Bad Weather
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
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
Easter Egg Hunt "Eggstravaganza"
Set to Go
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.
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
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
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!
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.....
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)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Brother Bradley Gray Celebrates 5
Year Anniversary with Dover
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
Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
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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