WELCOME TO THE 

ROANOKE VALLEY
BAPTIST ASSOCIATION

WELCOME

The Roanoke Valley Baptist Association is a ministry of 67 churches and 3 church-type missions serving in the cities of Roanoke and Salem and counties of Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, Montgomery, and Roanoke.



On August 7, 1841, 38 messengers from 17 churches met at Zion Hill Baptist Church to form the Valley Baptist Association. Officers elected were: Absalom Cornelius Dempsey, moderator; Cornelius Tyree, clerk; and John Nash Johnston, treasurer. The following resolution was approved: “Though this association was formed with the view of advancing the truth within its own bounds and the state, yet Resolved, that the spread of the Gospel shall not be limited to our own region but that we shall use our best efforts to reach every part of the world.”

OUR BEGINNINGS

Bible Lessons

OUR PASSION

Using “our best efforts to reach every part of the world” remains our passion and commitment. We are churches and missions working together to advance the Redeemer’s Kingdom. 

Church Pews

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to partner with and strengthen churches to advance the Kingdom of God and to meet needs in the community.

Kids in Church

OUR VISION

Our vision is to be a regional network of healthy churches that are innovative and intentionally sharing the Gospel, making disciples and connecting with their community.

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 10th

Ward Haven Discussion

Oakland Baptist Church

3- 5 pm

Q & A at 4 pm

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

Isaiah 41:10

RVBA AMS Search

Click on Ministry Opportunities and then Job Openings

for more info

Teen Prayer Group

HELP US TO SPREAD OUR
LOVE AND FAITH

Consider donating to the Roanoke Valley Baptist Association.

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