First Baptist South Hill is a service-centered congregation of believers seeking to better the communities in which they live. We do this through a multitude of church ministries, including:


Athletic Ministry consists of different sporting activities sponsored by the church (ex. basketball, softball)

– Leader: Carla Benson
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Couples Ministry is to assist married and engaged couples in successfully building a respectful and loving relationship with one another based upon biblical principles.

– Leader: Min. Dorteo Davis and Letitia Davis
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Drama Ministry – The Drama Ministry uses real-life situations through acting to illustrate biblical principles.

– Leader: Rev. Barbara Dolgia
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Extended Hands The Grief & Bereavement Ministry provides comfort, support, and spiritual guidance to those who have experienced a significant loss.

– Leader: Rev. Barbara Dolgia
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Family Ministry assists the pastor by providing family-oriented seminars throughout the year. This ministry sponsors programs which are incorporated into the regular church service (ex. Friends and Family). Assist the pastor in whatever task he gives them to do.

– Leader: Joy Slight
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Food Services provides scrumptious delectable delights for meetings and church services. They are always seeking experienced certified chefs, bakers, and cooks to join their bright and cheerful staff.

– Leader: Minister Barbara Samuel
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Greeters’ Ministry Mission Statement

The mission of the Greeters Ministry of FBCSH is to lovingly and cheerfully extend heartfelt greetings of welcome to everyone as they enter the building and set the atmosphere for worship by spreading the joy of the Lord.

– Leader: Mary Gaffney
– Email:  (757-580-3129)


Health Ministry offers health-related assistance and limited medical support at regular church services and funerals. It provides health information on a regular basis and sponsors an annual health fair to promote healthy living among our church family.

– Leader: Karen Whitfield
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Hills Kidz (Children’s Church) is a “child-centered” ministry.  Children are taught the truths of the bible and how they apply to them in their everyday live.  Children are encouraged to explore the word of God for themselves through various fun filled activities and lessons.  They are also taught about the special gifts that God has given them and encouraged to use them to show the love of God to others.  The children will be challenged to find a way to apply what they learn and to share it with those who may not know the Lord.

– Leader: Rosetta Johnson
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Hospitality Ministry consists of members who greet everyone with a smile on Sunday mornings and offer assistance to guests. They give the welcome at the regular worship services.

– Leader: Renaye Freeman-Cherry
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Intercessory Prayer is a ministry which consists of members who are called by God to intercede in prayer for others. This ministry prays for the Church, family, pastor, ministries and individual needs of others.

– Leader: Linda Weaver
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Male Chorus is always looking for men and teenage boys who have singing talent and are willing to commit to a ministry that is always busy singing to glorify God.

– Leader: Alan Hinesand Joshua Head
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Mass Choir is looking for a few good men and women who are energetic, gifted, and talented. They serve on Sundays and fulfill many engagements throughout the week.

– Leader: Delores Hines and Joshua Head
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Media Ministry is recruiting individuals to serve as sound technicians and individuals to assist with duplication and distribution of CD’s, DVD’s, tapes, etc. Training will be provided.

– Leader: Jeremy Johnson
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Men’s Fellowship is inclusive of all males in the church. The ministry is called “The King’s Men.” It sponsors Men’s Day, and addresses men’s issues and set a positive example for young men and boys in the church.

– Leader: Deacon Aaron Evans
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Missionary Ministry assists with needs for people locally and in foreign lands. It prepares the repasts at funerals, visit the sick and shut-in, visit nursing homes, intercede in prayer for others, and provide food and clothing to local shelters.

– Leader: Wilhelmenia Jones
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Pastor’s Aide is a ministry which, based upon biblical scripture, looks after the interest of the pastor and his family.

– Leader: Stephanie Holmes
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Praise Dancers (Everlasting Praise)

Our Vision: To allow the worship arts to be a vehicle for personal and spiritual growth. Allowing it to be a place of rest and refuge while expressing the true love of Christ to everyone.

Romans 12:1

– Leader: Denise Knight
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R.I.S.E. (Reach Intellectual Success in Education)

The Tutoring Ministry is a sub-ministry of the Family Ministry’s Parenting Our Gifts initiative. We seek to enrich the academic foundation of the students
through educational reinforcement in a spiritual atmosphere. Our goal is to equip each student with the necessary tools to be empowered for all their academic endeavors.

Leaders: Lisa Rogers and Darlene Jackson-Jones
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Scouts for Boys and Girls

The Boy Scouts of America prepares young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the
Scout Oath and Law.

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

– Boyscout’s Leader: James Washington
– Girls Scout’s Leader: Frances Farthing, Evelyn Maclin, Teresa Mayo, and Kathleen Washington

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– Girlscout Email:, and


Security Ministry is looking for dedicated saints, male and female, to assist in securing God’s house. We firmly believe in prayer, praise, unity, and fun while serving God with a smile.

– Leader:  Eric Orr and Kenneth Douglas
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Seniors Ministry (Golden Vessels) provides a loving Christian environment which enhances the quality of life for our seniors through individual and corporate growth.

– Leader: Rev. Joyce Nyhaug
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Singles Ministry ensures Single Christians spiritual needs are met through church activities.

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Survivor Circle – Dealing with the cancer diagnosis involves a transition. Negotiating a new reality, time helps people adjust to their cancer diagnosis. Key supportive strategies and steps help cancer patients and also caregivers move through the initial phases of the cancer diagnosis. Each cancer journey contains challenges and opportunities. Educating and empowering yourself with quality, comprehensive strategies is incredibly important. As you begin to move beyond the diagnosis of cancer in your journey, you will feel better. One of the hardest time periods involves beginning to navigate the cancer journey and making cancer treatment decisions. Take it step by step. Know that we are with you, always wishing you optimal health and healing.

– Leader: Regina Davis
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Ushers – The church needs ushers. There are 5 usher boards: First Sunday, Children (Second Sunday), Third Sunday, Men (Fourth Sunday), and Teen Ushers (Fifth Sunday). If you have a gift of caring for others and you love to work with people, the usher ministry needs you.

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The Vision Riders information
The Vision Riders will seek to promote Christian values and Christ likeness, to members of the motorcycle community through fellowship and fraternity.  The Vision riders will further seek to show God’s love through community outreach and charity efforts.

Founder:  Rev. Michael R. Toliver
President: James Parker  757-718-2949
Vice President:  Floyd Logan 757-609-1783

Secretary:  Veeta Barnes

Women’s Fellowship – The Women’s Fellowship seeks to provide women with a sense of belonging, encourage a closer spiritual walk, and to realize their true purpose through fellowship and outreach. The Women’s Fellowship sponsors monthly activities that pertain and address issues unique to women.

– Leader: Carla Mabry
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Youth Choir consists of young people ages 6 to 17 years of age. They sing on fourth Sunday and they minister outside of the church as nursing homes, etc.

– Leader: Joshua Head
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Youth Department

Club 6-7-8 (Middle School Age )

Middle age children are in a place of self-discovery and growth.  Our goal is to develop, empower, and strengthen our youth in their walk with Jesus and to help them to see that they are uniquely created for a purpose greater than themselves.  Through fun small group interactions and age appropriate bible lessons they will discover who God is for themselves.


T.L.C. – Teens Loving Christ (High School)

Our high school ministry is designed to increase the spiritual growth of our youth through discipleship, outreach, bible study, and mentorship.  Our goal is to empower them to become the leaders that God has created them to be through giving them a greater understanding of who they are in Christ and   how to use their gifts to build the kingdom of God.

– Leader: Rosetta Johnson  and Minister Jason Knight
– Email :  and  ygpreacher7@yahoocom