Valerie Carter, a longtime Baptist minister and social worker, will be recommended as the ninth executive of Woman's Missionary Union of Virginia durnig a called meeting of the organization Feb. 8.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 19:00

HERITAGE: Lost lessons

They are old and yellowed mimeographed lessons probably intended for use in an adult Sunday school class or maybe a new members’ class. They cover four topics: Salvation, Christian Life, Members’ Responsibilities in the Program of the Church and “the Principles and Beliefs of Baptists.” It was the last lesson which caught my eye. It is interesting to see how Baptist principles were presented and taught to a generation past.

Published in 2009 Archives
Tuesday, 15 December 2009 19:00

HERITAGE: While in Fredericksburg

The Baptist General Association of Virginia has met three times in Fredericksburg but there is no one living who attended any of the meetings. The last one was held in 1874 and the thoughts on many minds were the hardships in trying to cope in the poverty of the post-War period.

Published in 2009 Archives
Friday, 09 October 2009 20:00

HERITAGE: Miss Alma’s cententary

This week in our history Alma Hunt reached her centenary. Miss Alma died in June 2008 at age 98. If she had lived another 16 months she would have observed her 100th birthday on Oct. 5.
Published in 2009 Archives
Sunday, 22 November 2009 19:00

HERITAGE: Thanksgiving at Farmington

There have been many Thanksgiving days and other times of solemn and joyful gatherings at the old plantation known as Farmington in rural King and Queen County about 50 miles north of Richmond. The family will return for Thanksgiving 2009. The five grown children and the many grandchildren will gather. The lady of the manor will greet them all, but this Thanksgiving will be different from those of years past.

Published in 2009 Archives
Saturday, 28 February 2009 19:00

HERITAGE: Bright eyes

Everybody loves Gracie Kirkpatrick, the vivacious, bubbly, compassionate community missionary of the Richmond Baptist Association. For 31 summers she has directed the association’s unique ministry known as Camp Alkulana.
Published in 2009 Archives