Chatham Baptist Church

Worship for Sunday, Sep 20, 2020

Here is the worship service for Chatham Baptist Church for Sunday, September 20, 2020. The text this week is Exodus 16:2-15, which is the story of God providing quail and manna for the Israelites. Charlotte Paris, the choir director and organist at our church plays and sings two hymns — “Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken,” and “Make Me A Servant.” Kathleen O’Hare, the pianist at Chatham Baptist plays two selections “Surely the Presence of the Lord is in This Place,” and “Here I Am, Lord.” I hope you have a glorious Lord’s Day.

Worship at Chatham Baptist Church for Sunday, September 20, 2020

Worship for Sep 13, 2020

Click the audio file below to hear the worship service of Chatham Baptist Church in Chatham, Va for Sunday, September 13, 2020. The sermon text is Exodus 14:19-31 and the sermon is titled, “When God Fights for You.” It’s the story of God defeating the Egyptian army as they pursued the Israelites who had escaped from Pharoah’s domination. Kathleen O’Hare plays two selections — “All Things Bright and Beautiful” and “Ancient Words.” Charlotte Paris leads us in singing “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy” and closes the service with an organ medley of “God Will Make a Way” and “It is Well With My Soul.” I hope your Sunday is glorious!

Worship for Sep 6, 2020

Here’s the link to the worship service of Chatham Baptist Church in Chatham, VA, for Sunday, September 6, 2020. The sermon text is Exodus 12:1-14. Charlotte Paris, our choir director and organist, plays “All Through the Night” on the organ, and later leads us in singing “Go Down, Moses.” At the conclusion of the service, Kathleen O’Hare plays another rendition of “Go Down, Moses” on piano. We’re still worshipping from home and I hope your Labor Day Weekend Sunday is glorious and safe.

Worship for August 30, 2020

Here is worship for Chatham Baptist Church for Sunday, August 30, 2020. My apologies for not posting this sooner. Our scripture is from Exodus 3:1-15, the story of Moses and the burning bush. Charlotte Paris plays a piece by Felix Mendelssohn, and Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace. Emily Wright, accompanied by Charlotte Paris on piano, sings El Shaddai. I hope your Sunday is joyous!

Worship for August 23, 2020

Here’s the audio for the worship service for Chatham Baptist Church for Sunday, August 23. The scripture is Exodus 1:8-2:10, and gives us the story of Pharaoh who enslaves the Israelites, and the birth and preservation of Moses. Charlotte Paris begins the service by playing “All Creatures of Our God and King” and then leads the congregation in singing “Take My Life and Let It Be Consecrated.” After the message, Kathleen O’Hare closes the service with “Peace in the Valley.” I hope your Sunday is wonderful!

Worship for August 16, 2020

Here’s the worship service for Sunday, August 16, 2020. We finish the story of Joseph from Genesis 45:1-15. Charlotte Paris leads us in the hymn, “O For A Thousand Tongues to Sing,” and Kathleen O’Hare plays “Sheltered in the Arms of God.” You can also listen to this service on WKBY 1080 AM in the Chatham, VA area, or on the radio station streaming site,, at 11 AM on Sunday mornings. I hope you have a wonderful Lord’s Day wherever you are worshipping!

Worship for Aug. 9, 2020

Worship for August 9, 2020 is built around the story of Joseph. Genesis 37 is the reading for today, plus Psalm 105 which references Joseph. Charlotte Paris plays “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” on organ, and Kathleen O’Hare is featured in “O How He Loves You and Me” and “Humbly, We Adore Thee.” The service is 30-minutes long and will be broadcast on WKBY 1080 AM in the Chatham/Pittsylvania County, Virginia area at 11 AM on Sunday, and streamed simultaneously on Or, of course, you can listen by clicking the link below. Have a wonderful Sunday!

Worship for Aug 2, 2020

Here’s our worship service for Sunday, August 2, 2020. Today’s lectionary reading is from Genesis 32:22-31, the story of Jacob wrestling with a mysterious “man.” It’s a fascinating story, but it has some insights for those of us in the 21st century. Kathleen O’Hare is on piano with two selections, This Little Light of Mine, and Amazing Grace. Charlotte Paris accompanies herself on the organ as she sings, Open Our Eyes, Lord. I trust this 30-minute service will be a blessing to you. We broadcast every Sunday at 11 am EDT on WKBY 1080 AM, and Or, you can listen here at your convenience.

Worship for July 26, 2020

Here’s our worship service for the congregation of Chatham Baptist Church for July 26, 2020. Charlotte Paris plays “Triumph and Thanksgiving” on the organ; Patti Merricks sings “Glorify Thy Name;” and, Kathleen O’Hare plays “How Beautiful” by Twila Paris on piano. The scripture for the message is taken from Genesis 29:16-30. Here’s the audio of our 30 minute service, which is also broadcast over our local station WKBY-1080 AM and at 11 am EDT —

Worship for July 19, 2020

Here’s the worship service for July 19, 2020. We invite you to sing along with the first musical selection, “Holy, Holy, Holy,” played by Charlotte Paris on the organ. Kathleen O’Hare plays “Whispering Hope” on the piano before the message. The title for the message today is “Even When We are Unaware, God is Still at Work!” The lectionary text is Genesis 28:10-19, the story of Jacob’s ladder, which is actually a story about Jacob’s dream. Charlotte Paris closes the service on the organ with “Built on a Rock.”