Spiritual Gifts Test - Would you like a better understanding of your spiritual gifts and where and how to apply them (1 Corinthians 12:4-5, 1 Peter 4:10, Romans 12:4-6a)? Click Here for a free online assessment.

Tutors Needed - 2BC is currently seeking volunteers to help tutor elementary to high school students in the following subjects: Math, Science, Language Arts/English and Foreign Languages. We will be conducting background checks on all potential volunteers.

T-Shirt and Pillow Case Dress - The T-Shirt and Pillow Case Dress project has begun. Dresses will be sent to an orphanage in Haiti. Participants may get information from the front desk in the lobby and monetary donations are always appreciated. Please contact Minister Darryl Jeffrey with any questions.

Lead Gardener Needed - Eden's Community Garden is in need of a Lead Gardener. If you have a passion for vegetable gardening and at least 6 to 8 hours per week to devote to garden projects, submit your name to Eden's Community Planning Committee at

Shorts and Shirts for Haiti - The Missionary Ministry needs shorts and shirts (boy sizes 2-20) for young boys in Haiti. Any Missionary member will accept donations or short sets.

Church Mother - Congratulations to Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Anderson on being named the Church Mother of Second Baptist Church.

VMI/COW Program Information - Click Here to view/print the VMI/COW program information.

Coronavirus Info - If the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) conditions in Richmond, VA and surrounding areas do not escalate, we will be open on Sunday, March 15th for both services. If we should have to close for safety concerns, we will notify you by 6:00 A.M. Sunday. If closed, we will broadcast the 11:15 A.M. abbreviated service on Facebook Live. We are recommending that you use our Givelify app or donation button on our website - This will reduce the handling of currency which is a common conduit of germs and possibly the virus. We are, however, encouraging you to view us on Facebook Live if you are in the high risk group for COVID-19. Please Click Here or go to the CDC Website for more information about this high risk group. May GOD bless you and keep us all safe.

Congratulations 2020 Graduates!! - High School Graduates: Derek Boyd, Hermitage High School; Justin Coleman, Lloyd C. Byrd High School; Colby Myles, Clover Hill High School and John Williams, Carver College and Career Academy. College Graduates: JaNell Chavis, Mary Baldwin College and Charlton Wallace, John Tyler Community College.

New Church Hours - Beginning July 1, 2020, the new church hours are as follows:  Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays-10:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M., Saturdays-9:00 A.M.-12 Noon, Closed Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays. YOU MUST WEAR A MAST TO ENTER THE BUILDING. THE BUILDING IS CLOSED FOR ALL FUNCTIONS.

Eden's Garden - The garden is open on Saturdays from 9:30 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Orders must be placed by 5:00 P.M. on Friday by sending an email to Items available are: String Beans, Beets, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Spring Onions, Kohlrabi and lettuce (butter crunch). Quantities are limited. First come, first served. See you at the Garden!

2020 Scholarship Application - The PROC Foundation, Inc. (Professionals Reaching Out To The Community) is accepting applications for an  HBCU Scholarship. Click Here to view/print the application and for more information.

COVID-19 Testing - Testing for COVID-19 will take place here at Second Baptist on Thursday, October 29th from 4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. (rain or shine). Anyone 5 years and older can be tested. Call the COVID-19 Hotline to register at 804-205-3501 Monday thru Friday from 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. This is a free confidential drive thru testing.

Holiday Grief And Bereavement - There will be a Virtual Learning Class for Spiritual Growth and Development on Saturday, October 31st from 10:00 A.M.- 12 Noon. This group session will be sharing suggestive holiday activities that may prove helpful to all participants. You may register at or call 804-502-0133.

Thanksgiving - The Missionary Ministry is requesting donations of grocery store gift cards in lieu of collection of canned good this year. They may be dropped off during church hours. Those that are requesting Thanksgiving assistance may send a request (one per faminly) to from October 19th thru November 11th. Click Here to View/Print the flyer.

Feeding Our Seniors - Second Baptist will deliver nutritious meals to your home between 12:30 P.M. and 2:00 P.M. on 10 select Fridays over the next few months beginning October 30th. Requests may be made by sending an email to A Deacon will contact you by phone to confirm participation in the program. Upon request, gluten free meals will be provided. Delivery will be COVID-19 safe: drivers will wear masks and package transfer will be in a contactless manner.

Discipleship Courses - The New Disciples Ministry is now accepting registrations for the Fall 2020 virtual course offerings as follows: "The Godly Woman As Disciple" for 8 weeks on Mondays beginning September 14th. To register, email or call 804-502-0133

New Members Class - New Members virtual classes are held every 1st and 3rd Sunday at 10:00 A.M. New members will be notified.

Video Sermons - Enjoy inspired sermons again by visiting our website and select "Sermon Excerpts." Weekly Livestream services may be viewed by clicking on "Latest Sermons" on the main page of our website. Listen weekly to the Biblical teachings. Great for our traveling, sick and shut-in members.

2BC Food Pantry - Establishing a 2BC Food Pantry is the first project being undertaken by the Caring and Sharing Initiative. Also, you may Click Here to view/print the food pantry list of items being asked for according to your last name. You may also Click Here to view the list of currently needed items.

Media Ministry - The Media Ministry is seeking several volunteers for audio, video production and intermediate PowerPoint skillset for Sunday service presentations of song and scripture software. Please contact Sandra Claxton for more information ASAP or email

Caring and Sharing Ministry - If you need access to food, emergency housing, clothing or employment resources, the Caring and Sharing Ministry is here to help. Complete an intake form located on the Book Store counter. Please contact Angela Meekins at 804-271-1610 or by email at for more information.

Church Announcements - All announcements placed in the church bulletin must be received no later than Tuesday evening via email at

Memorial Bricks - The Mature Life Ministry is preparing to order bricks for our Memorial Wall. Please purchase a brick in remembrance of a deceased loved one or a tribute to an organization. This is an ongoing effort to support CFC and the tribute will last forever. For questions or purchases, please see one of the following members: Thelma Anderson, Marsha Carter, Jean Hill or Rebbie Hutchins.

Church email list - Please join our church email list by sending an email to for important updates, schedule changes and cancellations sent directly to your email or mobile device. Both our website and Facebook page will give you the latest church information.

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