WEATHER ALERT: Tuesday morning Bible study
is canceled due to snow, Tuesday, January 27, 2015
ON THE RIVER AT 801 SOPHIA STREET IN DOWNTOWN FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA
Service for Keziah Walker will be January 31
Shiloh Old Site will host a memorial service at 12 noon on January 31 for Keziah Walker, a beloved and faithful member of Shiloh Old Site who died in her home on January 14, 2015. All who knew Keziah or her family are welcome to attend the service, A luncheon repast will follow the service.
Click here to read the obituary as published in the Free Lance-Star.
Youth to see 'Selma' movie on January 31
Shiloh Old Site's youth ministry will view and discuss the movie "Selma" on Saturday, January 31, 2014.
All youth are invited to meet at 11:45 a.m. at the Paragon 12 Theater at 51 Towne Centre Boulevard on January 31. The movie starts at noon. After the movie, there will be lunch and discussion at a nearby Pizza Hut.
There's a sign-up sheet on a table outside the multipurpose room at the church building. Or interested youth can contact Deaconess Mary Edwards or Sharon Carnette Spruill to indicate that they are planning to attend.
Service for Gladys Todd will be February 7
Gladys Todd, who has long been Shiloh Old Site's most senior member, passed from this earth to greater glory on Tuesday morning, January 20, 2015.
Although we have lost her sweet spirit, courageous determination, and rich knowledge of this community's history and its civil rights struggles, we were blessed with her presence for almost a hundred and two years.
Click here to read the article about her passing that appeared in the Free Lance-Star. The article includes several comments by our pastor emeritus, the Rev. Lawrence A. Davies.
Click here to read the historically rich obituary published in the Free Lance-Star.
Click here to read an article about Gladys Todd published around the time of her one hundredth birthday.
A memorial service is planned for noon on Saturday, February 7, 2015.
On-line giving to Shiloh Old Site is now available
It's fast and easy to donate on-line to Shiloh Old Site.
We have a new on-line giving page (click here) that allows you to transfer money directly from a checking or savings account to the church. You can make either one-time or repeating gifts (such as every week or every month).
You can give to the general church budget, or you can specify some or all of your gift to go to specific groups or ministries within the church. The choice is yours.
The system is certified as meeting the highest levels of financial security. You'll get an e-mail confirmation of your gift, and your gift will also be included on your year-end contribution statement.
Giving on-line is not only easier for you, but it also increases the efficiency and accuracy of internal record-keeping.
Click here to visit the new page.
A word of welcome
We are pleased and honored…
We are pleased and honored to welcome you to Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), located at 801 Sophia Street in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Whether you are younger or older or somewhere in between, whether you live alone or are part of a larger family, we think you'll be pleased with what you find at Shiloh Old Site.
We are a fellowship of people who believe that God has no outcasts. We are convinced that there should be no walls of exclusion, no barriers to God's grace. At Shiloh Old Site, everyone is welcome. Because there are no bounds to God's love, we put no bounds on ours. So no matter who… [more]
New on this site
Learn about Lott Carey's global mission work
We have a new page about our support of the Lott Carey Foreign Mission Convention. The page includes a 5-minute video in which former U.S. ambassador (and Shiloh member) Pamela Bridgewater-Awkard tells why she loves and supports Lott Carey's work around the world. To learn more, click here.
Take advantage of fast and easy online giving
We have a new page on our web site that provides a fast and easy way to contribute online to Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site). You can set up a one-time gift or a repeating transaction. You can give to the overall budget of the church or designate for a particular program or ministry. To learn more, click here.
Learn about our new pastor
We have a new page on our web site with biographical information on our new pastor, the Rev. Aaron L. Dobynes, Sr., his wife Ginger Dobynes, and other members of his family. Rev. Dobynes's first official Sunday as our pastor was June 1, 2014. To go directly to our new pastor page, click here.
Update your personal information
We now have a handy on-line form that you can use to submit (or update) personal information about yourself for use in the church records. This includes name, address, and contact information, as well as a number of personal preferences concerning contribution records and the like. The form can easily be opened by clicking here.
The "Remembering Miss Julia" video
We have a new page that introduces the popular "Remembering Miss Julia" program. This program provides a dramatized overview of our congregational history. To learn about how the program was developed and to watch a video of the most recent presentation, click here.
Shiloh Old Site's "Photo Albums"
We have a new page that features links to various photo collections from our life together. There are small images and links to larger images. To see what we have so far, go to the menu bar along the top of this page. Click on "Photo Albums" under the "What We Do" tab. Or, if you prefer, click here.
The Shiloh Old Site "Scrapbook"
We have a new page that offers links to memorable articles, web pages, and other resources connected with our members, programs, ministries, and the like. We'll be adding more from time to time. The "Scrapbook" is available under the "Who We Are" tab at the top of this page, or you can simply click here.
A Moment in Time: 1854
A Moment in Time: 1890
A Moment in Time: 1914
We have some new pages that convey this congregation's history at particular moments in time. You'll find descriptions of important events, photographs, maps, and even listings of names, reflecting some of the people who played either larger or smaller roles in this congregation's history. The first "Moment in Time" page that we created focuses on 1890, the year that we rebuilt our damaged sanctuary, a year of great energy and vision. You can view the "Moment in Time" pages by clicking on them under the "History" tab at the top of this page, or sample the 1890 page by clicking here. Or, to sample our "Moment in Time" page that focuses on 1914, click here. Or for a listing of members in 1854, click here.
Sunday service, November 30, 2014
Click the white-triangle "Play" button to view a slightly abbreviated version of our 11 a.m. service on Sunday, November 30, 2014, including music, prayers, greetings, and a message by Pastor Aaron Dobynes on the subject, "When the Verdict Isn't Right," using as his text Micah 6:8. The music is provided by our L.A. Davies Chorale.
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