Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find a listing of some commonly asked questions about South Middleburg Baptist Church…

  1. What should I expect if I attend a church service? – On Sundays at 10:45 a.m., we gather together for worship. The song portion of our service lasts for about 20 minutes, while the remainder of the time is spent listening to Bible preaching. Our service lasts approximately an hour and 15 minutes.
  2. Is it okay to bring my children into the Worship service? – Yes, this is not a problem. Some young children may find it difficult to leave their parents in an unfamiliar setting. We hope that families who begin to attend our church will come to appreciate the value of their children developing close friendships with their peers in the context of the local church.
  3. What version of Bible the do you use? – We teach and preach from the King James Bible. We believe that for the English speaking people, it is the inspired, preserved Word of God.
  4. What type of music can I expect to hear? – We sing many of the traditional hymns and songs of the faith. While I would not describe our music as formal, we abstain from contemporary music. We regularly sing songs such as; Amazing Grace, The Old Rugged Cross, There is Power in the Blood, To God Be the Glory, etc…
  5. Is there a dress standard at your church? – There is no specific dress code for those attending our service. We do however, teach and preach that our dress should honor the Lord and follow the Bible.
  6. How big is South Middleburg Baptist Church? – At the time of this writing, we have anywhere from 100-150 people who attend on Sunday morning.
  7. What type of preaching will I hear? -Preaching is the center of the worship service. We believe that expository verse by verse preaching is the most effective method of teaching and preaching the Word of God.
  8. Do you have a teen program? – We have a teen Sunday School class led by Bro. Todd Frank on Sunday mornings.
  9. How long has South Middleburg Baptist Church existed? – The church has been in existence since 1998 and is pastored by Rev. Delton Kilpatrick. South Middleburg Baptist Church came into being because of a burden God gave to Rev. Calvin Childers to start an Independent Baptist Church in the Middleburg area. With his wife Sue, Bro. Calvin set about to do God’s bidding and now the obedience of one man to God’s calling has resulted in a dynamic church in a dynamic setting!
  10. Who leads the church? – While we believe that the church itself is the final authority in all matters of church government, we realize God has given us a pastor to lead us. He is assisted by the deacons of the church.
  11. Where did the pastor attend Bible college? – Rev. Kilpatrick attended Freedom Seminary, Jacksonville University and Andersonville Theological Seminary.