Virginia Baptist Historical Society
Religious Liberty was the emphasis for the VBHS Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 16 at River Road Church, Baptist, Richmond, VA. The keynote speaker was Dr. Amanda Tyler, the new executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty. Fred Anderson, executive director of the Virginia Baptist Historical Society set the historical context of Virginia Baptists in the struggle to secure religious liberty in the 18th century. The Society recognized the 18th century Virginia Baptist churches which are still in existence.