ON THE RIVER AT 801 SOPHIA STREET IN DOWNTOWN FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA
Watch for street closures Sunday, September 21
Two blocks of Sophia Street near Shiloh Old Site will be closed on Sunday, September 21, 2014, for a street painting festival.
Both the 600 and 700 block of Sophia (just south of the church) will be blocked, as will one adjoining block of Charlotte Street.
Access to the church for either Hanover Street or the north should be fine.
Online giving to Shiloh Old Site is now available
It's fast and easy to donate online to Shiloh Old Site.
We have a new online 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 online 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.
Homecoming is Sunday, October 12, 2014
Our annual Homecoming will be Sunday, October 12, 2014. All are welcome.
The Rev. Craig Conyers, who grew up at Shiloh Old Site (and is the son of Deacon Willie Conyers) will speak at 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Our new pastor, the Rev. Aaron L. Dobynes, Sr., will speak at 11 a.m.
Dinner will be served between the 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. services.
Everyone is invited to "spend the day at Old Site" by attending as many services as they would like, including enjoying the dinner and fellowship that goes with it.
Tuesday morning Bible studies have resumed
The Faith & Hope Club's Tuesday morning Bible studies have resumed. Sessions are held at the church each Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
These Bible studies seek to provide an in-depth understanding of the often-misunderstood Fourth Gospel, including the many ways that this ancient but magnificent book can enrich our modern lives.
All are welcome.
"In desperate times…" (video)
Click the white-triangle "Play" button to listen in as Pastor Aaron L. Dobynes, Sr., uses a text from the Gospel of Mark to explore what it means to turn toward God in desperate times. This is a sermon he delivered on August 17, 2014.
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
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: 1890
We have begun creating new pages that convey some of 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.
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