300 Years! Time to Celebrate
as Virginia Baptists
In May 1714 English Baptists sent the first minister to the colony
and he helped plant the first Baptist church in Virginia.
For 300 years there has been a continuous Baptist presence in Virginia.
Join Baptists as they celebrate at two events in May.
7:30 p.m., Friday, May 16
An Evening of Remembrance & Thanksgiving
Grand music, historical addresses and presentations
at River Road Baptist Church, 8000 River Rd., Richmond
Free and Open to the Public. Bring a group from your church.
The meeting also will be the annual meeting of the Virginia Baptist Historical Society.
10-4, Saturday, May 17
Held Outdoors/Indoors on the beautiful campus
of the University of Richmond which was built
exactly 100 years ago by Virginia Baptists.
A Fun Day for Children of All Ages
Celebrate the accomplishments of Virginia Baptists
across three centuries as we give the Glory to God!
Exhibits - Entertainments - Music - Historical Exhibits
A great "outing" for children, youth, women's groups, senior adults - everybody in the church.
10 - 4 Exhibits open
Children's Puppet Show performance at
11:00, 12:15, and 1:00
Heritage Discoveries All Day for Children
Senior Choir of St. Peter Baptist Church
performance at 11:30
Doctors of Jazz - performance at 2:00