About Us

Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”


Matthew 28:19-20

chester baptist Church exists...

To honor and glorify God by obeying Jesus' command to make disciples of all people groups. We accomplish this through our Mission and Core Values.

Our Mission

create devoted followers of jesus christ.

We achieve this by:
  • Reaching our community and beyond with the good news that Jesus saves (Luke 15, 19:10)
  • Teaching believers through the Bible how to love God and love their neighbors as themselves (Col. 1:28; Matthew 22:37-40)
  • Sending those believers back out into the world to share with others the story of how Jesus saved them (Rom. 10:13-15; Acts 1:8)

Our Core Values

Foundational
  • The Bible: authoritative, our standard for truth and obedience
  • Christ-Centered Living: loving the Lord God with our whole hearts
  • Dependency on God for every area of our lives
  • Prayer: individual and corporate prayer as crucial in doing God's work
  • Equipping Believers for a passion-driven, gift-based ministry
  • Missions: taking Christ to the nations by giving, praying, and going 
Ministry
  • Loving Relationships: acceptance, caring for others, forgiving
  •  Worship: joyful, heartfelt, reflective
  • Sunday School: for spiritual growth and relationship building
  • Strengthening Families: along with strong youth, children's, and young adult ministries
  • Empowering Leadership
 Affiliates
  • Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
  • Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia and for Virginia Baptists (BGAV)
  • Southern Baptist Convention
  • Middle District Baptist Association
  • Virginia Baptist (State) Association
missions & activities
  • Companion Supper
  • Shepherd's Center
  • Chesterfield Colonial Heights Association for Social Ministries
  • Food pantry
  • Thanksgiving bags of groceries
  • Operation Inasmuch
  • Stop Hunger Now
  • Backpack ministry
  • Shoebox ministry of Samaritan's Purse
  • Boy scouts
  • Cub scouts
  • Bible Studies
  • Prayer meetings