Growing in Commitment, Rooted in Faith

Growing in Commitment, Rooted in Faith

For over 70 years, River Road Church, Baptist has been Growing in Commitment and Rooted in Faith. We have inherited deep roots of thoughtfully faithful ministry, and for that we give thanks to God. In return, we seek to grow in giving of our time, our talents, and our treasure. Thank you for your commitment!

Commitment Sunday
October 28, 2018

A Good Decision?

Early in our marriage, (53 years ago), we were members of another church in the city. We had been exposed to the some of its staff members while in college and consequently joined that church. Several years later, after our family expanded to include two children, we...

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Priceless

Anybody remember those old MasterCard commercials with the “Priceless” tagline? That’s how we think about giving to River Road Church, Baptist. We can’t put a price on “church” – the way a beautiful service moves us, our Sunday School class bringing us dinners after...

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To God be the Glory

We sometimes refer to ourselves as MethoBapterians—because during our younger days we worked in church music in Methodist, Baptist, and Presbyterian Churches. Moreover, we felt at home in each of those churches. Given that experience, we are confident that today there...

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Roots in Richmond

In 1994, Janet and I moved to Richmond from upstate New York. We left 94 inches of snow behind and came to Richmond where Pansies were blooming - we’d moved to paradise! However, when you move to a new town you have to start over. This includes finding a new church....

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Why Would We Not?

The drill on Sunday mornings looked something like this: when child #1 was ready for church, he/she sat on the living room sofa until time to go….child #2 and child #3 followed suit. Once fed, cleaned up, and dressed, we were to stay that way. When both brothers and I...

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