History


Key Historical Dates:

  • June 25, 1893 – Stoney Creek Baptist Church Organized
  • August 1936 – Church Building used for Sunday School
  • First Sunday in May 1939 – Dedication Day for Church
  • October 31, 1954 – Homecoming and Dedication of Annex
  • March 20, 1955 – Affiliated with North Roanoke Association
  • May 12, 1963 – “Open House” for Pastorium
  • September 27, 1970 – Name Changed to Dortches Baptist Church
  • December 24, 1972 – Educational Building Dedicated
  • June 25, 1983 – Homecoming Observed on 90th Birthday
  • January 21, 1988 – Steeple Placed on Church
  • June 27, 1993 – 100th Anniversary Celebrated

 

Our Pastors

  • J. W. Sledge 1893 – 1896
  • W. C. Nowell J. T. 1896 – 1899
  • Edmondson 1899 – 1903
  • C. A. Upchurch 1903 – 1905
  • Braxton Craig 1905 – 1907
  • T. L. Vernon 1907 – 1909
  • C. G. Lowe 1909 – 1913
  • W. O. Rosser 1913 – 1922
  • G. E. Spruill 1922 – 1924
  • W. B. Yates 1924 – 1927
  • C. G. Lowe 1927 – 1934
  • I. B. Jackson 1934- 1940
  • R. L. Coucilman 1940 – 1943
  • Henry E. Walden 1944 – 1947
  • Norman L. Blythe 1947 – 1950
  • Authur H. Stainback 1950 – 1953
  • Aubrey Quakenbush 1953 – 1955
  • Calvin E. Rains 1955 – 1960
  • Clavin Metcalf 1960 – 1964
  • Grady C. Dickens 1964 – 1976
  • Emmanuel P. Pegram 1976 – 1985
  • Garrett A. Hays 1986 – xxxx
  • Chester W. Rains xxxx – 2007
  • Todd Moore 2008 -2009
  • Phillip Barton 2010 – Present