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"then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose." Philippians 2:2

Hey! We're So Glad You're Here

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Dover Baptist Association is a local family of over 60 churches in 7 counties in the central Virginia area.  In this fellowship, we love to:


  • share and celebrate news with one another

  • exchange best practices and learned lessons

  • join one another's efforts in shared ministry and mission efforts

  • bolster one another in the Spirit

  • support pastoral and leadership staff

Our Headquarters in Ashland, VA

Dover offers numerous resources such as:

  • consultation for church growth, Sunday school, and problem-solving

  • church administration guidelines and resources

  • church start/planting coordination

  • guidelines for ordination of pastor/staff

  • pastor/staff search process resource guide

We also provide:

  • pulpit and interim pastor supply list

  • job postings and search committees

  • church professionals support

  • conflict resolution and mediation

  • leadership development opportunities

  • practical tools for administrative needs such as baptisms, safety, church planting, etc.

  • scholarships and grants for students and ministry/mission initiatives

What Dover Baptist Association looks like in action:

Reaching out within our community...

Supporting impactful ministries...

Empowering others to serve others...

Connecting the Body of Christ...

Creating spaces for missions and evangelism...

Investing in our next generation of Baptists...

Sharing the Gospel together...

Honoring our heritage of unity in diversity...

Encouraging our servant leaders...

Representing our community in global efforts...

Why Dover? Because there's so much more we can do together for Christ's Kingdom!

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