Southern Baptist Convention

Located in the fast growing community of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Goshen Baptist Church exists to glorify our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and to reach those people that do not have a personal relationship with God through the life-saving message of His Son, Jesus. We are also here to help those that are already Christians mature in their faith and walk with God. We make this our purpose as a church and accomplish our purpose of winning souls and helping souls mature in Christ by our mission of "Sharing His Love, His Word, His Way." We hope you will check out the rest of the information on our church, and we hope to see you soon!

Year Founded: 1872
Average Attendance: 140

Mailing Address:
9800 Gordon Rd
Spotsylvania,  VA  22553-3714

Church Staff:

Senior Pastor: Rev. Will C. Dodson, (540) 786-7500

Content last updated: 9/17/2015

Worship Times

  • 08:30 am - This worship service is more of a contemporary worship service, with the music led by our Praise Team. Drama is also included in this worship service once a month.
  • 09:45 am - Every Sunday at 9:45 a.m., Goshen Baptist has Sunday School for all ages, which is a time of education in God's Word, and a time of learning more about His will for our lives.
  • 11:00 am - This worship service is more of a traditional service, with music from the Baptist Hymnal, and special music by our Adult/Youth Choir each week. Drama is included in this worship service once a month.
  • 06:00 pm - On the months with five Sundays, Goshen holds a "Singspiration," on the fifth Sunday, which is a time of worship, devoted solely to music. The music is provided by our various church music ministries, and by individual members. A time of fellowship and refreshments follows these musical worship services.
  • 07:00 pm - Every Wednesday night, our interim pastor, Rev. Wayne Colton hosts a bible study/prayer group that includes a time of worship through bible study, prayer, and music. On the last Wednesday evening of the month, there is a Mission Night, including a pot-luck dinner at 6:00 PM, and a missions study at 7:00 PM

Church Ministries

Adult/Youth Choir

Our Adult/Youth Choir meets every Tuesday evening from 7:00-8:00 p.m. and performs annual Christmas and Easter musicals, and has a special time of music each Sunday at the 11:00 a.m. worship service.

Adults on Mission

On the last Wednesday night of the month, our Adults on Mission group meets at 7:00 p.m. for a time of learning how God is working in the various mission fields around the world. A pot-luck supper is held at 6:00 p.m. before the missions study.

Drama Team

Our Drama Team meets every Sunday at 12:15 p.m. after our 11:00 a.m. worship service. They perform on the last Sunday of the month at both the 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship services.

Girls in Action

Our Girls in Action missions group meets every Sunday evening from 5:00-6:00 p.m. and focuses on how God's love is displayed through the various mission fields around the earth.

Hands of God

Our "Hands of God" puppet ministry meets every Sunday evening from 5:00-6:00 p.m. and perform occasionally during church worship services, and occasionally perform out in the community at various places, including the hospital, and an assited-living home.

Ladies Bible Study/Prayer Group

Every Wednesday, starting at 10:00 a.m., Linda Colton hosts a ladies bible study/prayer group. Currently, they are participating in a book/video bible study series on David, called "A Heart Like His."

Mission Friends

Our Mission Friends missions group is for those boys and girls in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. This group learns about God's great love, particularly shown through various mission fields. The group meets on Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 PM.

Praise Team

Our Praise Team meets every Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. and on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 p.m., and leads the music at the 8:30 a.m. worship service.

Royal Ambassadors

Our Royal Ambassdors boy's mission group meets every Sunday evening from 5:00-6:00 p.m. and focuses on how God's love is displayed through the various mission fields around the world.

Senior Fellowship Luncheon

On the third Thursday of each month, our Senior Sunday School Class hosts a fellowship luncheon for all of our seniors in the church. However, everyone is welcome to attend!

Sounds of Joy

Our "Sounds of Joy" children's choir meets every Sunday evening from 6:00-7:00 p.m. They perform annual Christmas and Spring musicals and sing occasionally at our church worship services.

Visions of Faith

Our "Visions of Faith" youth group meets every Wednesday from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for a time of devotion, prayer, and fellowship. They are also very active outside of Wednesday meetings, including monthly fellowship activities, shut-in visitations, community outreach events, etc.

Women on Mission

On the second Monday of each month, our WOM ladies group has a meeting, a light lunch, and participates in a mission/outreach opportunity within the community.

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