Thank you for taking the time to visit our web site. Onley Baptist Church is a vibrant and friendly Southern Baptist Church, located at 25501 West Main Street in the town of Onley, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. I have had the privilege to Pastor this wonderful group of people since January 2000 and have seen God do many exciting things during this time.
I want to personally invite you to join us for worship at Onley Baptist Church. Don't worry about what to wear. Whether it is blue jeans or a coat and tie, you will fit in and feel welcome. We seek to worship the Lord in spirit and in truth as we study His word and apply it to our everyday lives.
We have Sunday School for all ages each Sunday morning from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Our Worship Service starts at 11:00 a.m. On Wednesday evenings at 6:15 p.m., we have our children's ministry, "Treasure Cove." We also have Youth Group and adult bible studies at 6:30 p.m.
If you have any questions after surfing this site, please feel free to contact us. I look forward to seeing you this Sunday!
John A. Burr, Pastor
1 Kings 18:2 (NIV)
So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe in Samaria,
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The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. Even Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child in her old age, and she who was said to be unable to conceive is in her sixth month. For no word from God will ever fail.”
“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Then the angel left her.
Mary Visits Elizabeth
At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear! But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy. Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”
And Mary said:
“My soul glorifies the Lord
and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,
for he has been mindful
of the humble state of his servant.
From now on all generations will call me blessed,