History Sunday, April 10, 2016 — A chance to celebrate the rich heritage

that led to Shiloh Old Site's inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places

News flash

Donations are needed for our Girl Scout trip

Our Girl Scouts are preparing for an end-of-the-year trip to Atlanta in late June, but they don't yet have enough money to go. Donations would be much appreciated.

You can make a charitable, tax-deductible contribution online by clicking here, then scroll down to the section called "Shiloh Youth Programs" and enter the amount that you'd like to contribute toward the Girl Scout trip. Then scroll to the bottom and click "Continue."

You will receive an immediate email receipt.

Church Aid Club's indoor picnic will be June 6

Our Church Aid Club will hold its biennial indoor picnic in the multipurpose room at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 6, 2016. All are welcome for an evening of "good eats" and good fun.

Vacation Bible school will be June 20–24

Our annual vacation Bible school will be held at 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 20–24, 2016. Children, youth, and adults of any age are welcome.

"Outback" fellowship and family day July 24

Our annual "Outback" fellowship and family day will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2016. Dress is casual at the worship service that day, and the service itself will be followed by a picnic in the riverfront park next to the church, with additional seating in the multipurpose room for those who prefer.

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

History celebration photos

We have a new page that features a number of outdoor photos taken during the celebration of Shiloh Old Site's inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The celebration was held in front of our building on Sunday afternoon, April 10, 2016. To take a look, click here.


Discover more about our inspiring history

We have a new web page by our archives and history committee that offers an inspiring look at our congregation's long and significant history, including our many involvements in the struggle for social, political, and racial justice. Many photos are included. To learn more, click here.

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.

Update your personal information

We 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. Open the form by clicking 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, including newly added information about some of them, click here.

Video excerpt: "My Soul's Been Anchored"

Click below to see and hear our Men's Chorus singing "My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord" during a fellowship service at Piney Branch Baptist Church in Spotsylvania, Virginia, autumn 2015. Willie Collins, a member of the Men's Chorus, sings the lead. Phyllis Nelson is the pianist.


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