Special Prayer Requests
Let us remember the sick & shut-in
during our times of prayer.
Sis. Vertalia Brown
Sis. Norma Campbell
Sis. Faye McDowney
Deaconess Irma Jackson
Sis. Mary Mayer
Deacon Charles Stanley Parker
Sis. Eliza Pender
Sis. Marzette Pender
Deaconess Mable Scott
Bro. James Vaughan
Sis. Theresa White
Sis. Sandy Williams
Worship Services at
Antioch Baptist Church
Have been Cancelled
Until Further Notice
Go, my people, enter your rooms
and shut the doors behind you;
hide yourselves for a little while
Until His wrath has passed by.
Rev. Dr. Larry Finch, Sr., Pastor
Phone (540) 775-2379
Saturday, August 15, there will be a Community Food Drive in Port Royal VA at the Town Hall located at 419 King Street. Prayer starts at 7:45 am and set up at 8 am and food distribution will begin at 10 am. Signs will be posted on the main highway. Please share this notice with others so those in need can get a box of food.
If you would like to volunteer or donate please contact Mrs. Ursula Holmes. Wear mask and gloves (will have extra gloves). Contact Mrs Ursula Holmes, if you have questions.
At a June 4, 2020 Joint Board Call Meeting, the Antioch Baptist Church decided not to resume services at this time but to reevaluate the resumption of service after school starts. The Trustees will provide a recommendation at a Joint Board Call Meeting in early September of 2020.
The church building is closed but the spiritual church is still functioning. Pastor Finch posts a weekly sermon to FaceBook each Sunday. Pastor Finch, Deacons, Deaconess, Trustees and Missionaries are standing by to support the members of Antioch whenever possible. Members should inform the Pastor and the chairman of the Deacons if:
There is an update to the Sick and Shut-in list
There is an update to the prayer list
A member experiences a severe financial need such as a loss of job or reduction in work hours making it difficult to pay bills/rent.
The Antioch Baptist Church 2020 Revival and Homecoming/Rally Day has been cancelled. Although services are cancelled, the Trustees request that each member donate $100.00 in support of Homecoming and Rally Day. If you are unable to donate this amount, please follow your heart and give according to your circumstances.
The Sunday School is investigating virtual Sunday School events and plans to provide back to school gift cards to each student currently on the roll.
Members may provide donations by:
Contributing electronically Electronic Donations (or see the Church FaceBook page for details.)
Mailing checks or money orders to the following address:
Antioch Baptist Church
P.O. Box 36
King George, VA 22485-0036
Rev. Dr. Larry Finch Sr., Pastor
James T. Johnson, Chairman of Deacons
Aubrey Bland, Chairman of Trustees
From the Governor's Office
Virginia Governor Ralph S. Northam issued executive order 65, which allows individuals to attend religious services subject to the following requirements:
i. Religious services must be limited to no more than 50% of the lowest occupancy load on the certificate of occupancy of the room or facility in which the religious services are conducted.
ii. Individuals attending religious services must be at least six feet apart when seated and must practice proper physical distancing at all times. Family members, as defined above, may be seated together.
iii. Mark seating in six-foot increments and in common areas where attendees may congregate.
iv. Attendees shall not pass items to other attendees, who are not family members, as defined above.
v. Any items used to distribute food or beverages must be disposable, used only once, and discarded.
vi. A thorough cleaning and disinfection of frequently-contacted surfaces must be conducted prior to and following any religious service.
vii. Post signage at the entrance that states that no one with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19 is permitted in the establishment.
viii. Post signage to provide public health reminders regarding social distancing, gatherings, options for high risk individuals, and staying home if sick.
ix. If religious services cannot be conducted in compliance with the above requirements, they must not be held in-person.
Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Psalm 127:1