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"To God Be the Glory" was the hymn used to open every Evening Worship Service, broadcast live on WXRI-FM, from the South Norfolk Baptist Church auditorium.


Here is "To God Be the Glory," sung on the 50th anniversary of "Songs of Praise," the oldest Christian music program broadcast on the BBC.

(Video courtesy of the BBC)

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Pastors are encouraged to read and use the sermons by Rev. Hughes in their own sermon preparation study. Pastors can use the entire sermon with title, but cannot publish it on commercial basis, which is under 2012 copyright.


"The Pastor's Pen" was a personal note written by Rev. Hughes in the weekly church paper "The Messenger."  Other pastors may use any of that material they wish, even as is, but may not publish any of those on a commercial or private basis, as they are under 2012 Copyright.


All paintings by Rev. Frank Hughes, Jr, on this website, are under 2013 copyright; they are not for public publishing or for sale.

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"Crown Him with Many Crowns"
from St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales

From Moody Church, in downtown Chicago.....


The Choir sings "He will keep Thee in Perfect Peace."

The Congregation sings "Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah."

This website is dedicated to the Glory of God

and to the memory of Rev. Frank Hughes, Jr.,

Pastor Emeritus, South Norfolk Baptist Church,

1101 Chesapeake Avenue,  Chesapeake, Virginia

Rev. Hughes served as Pastor of South Norfolk Baptist Church, February 9, 1947--September 30, 1984.  Born in Currituck County, North Carolina, he attended Wake Forest College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ during a revival at the Knotts Island Methodist Church, at age 12, was baptized in the Currituck Sound, and became a member of the Knotts Island Baptist Church, where the family attended.
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During these days of uncertainty, with the outbreak of the coronovirus, we offer the following words and music of inspiration and assurance.
We encourage all Christians to Pray and read their Bible daily.

"For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind."  (2 Timothy 7:1)

The King of love my shepherd is,

Whose goodness faileth never;

I nothing lack if I am his

And he is mine forever.


Where streams of living water flow,

My ransomed soul he leadeth

And, where the verdant pastures grow,

With food celestial feedeth.


Perverse and foolish oft I strayed,

But yet in love he sought me

And on his shoulder gently laid

And home rejoicing brought me.



In death's dark vale I fear no ill

With thee, dear Lord, beside me,

Thy rod and staff my comfort still,

Thy cross before to guide me.


Thou spredst a table in my sight;

Thine unction grace bestoweth;

And, oh, what transport of delight

With which my cup o'floweth!


And so through all the length of days

Thy goodness faileth never.

Good Shepherd, may I sing thy praise

Within thy house forever.


Two Sermons by Rev. Frank Hughes, Jr.:
"Living on Top of Trouble" and
"How to Handle Your Fear."
Chauncey German, sings, "My Heavenly Father Watches Over Me." (Recorded at South Norfolk Baptist Church).

Chauncey German
former Choir Director,
South Norfolk Baptist Church
First Baptist Church, San Antonio, Texas:
Anthem: "Jesus Paid it All" arr. Sterling sung by the Chamber Ensemble. (Pianist: Jennifer Zaccagni; Organist: Dr. Seth Nelson, D.M.A.)
Postlude: "Fugue in F, BWV 556" by J.S.Bach. (Organist: Dr. Seth Nelson, D.M.A.)
For those unable to attend Sunday Worship,
we suggest watching the "livestream" from the church we attend,
First Baptist Church,
San Antonio, Texas:

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Please remember that the Lord’s work through the church needs to continue with our Tithes and Offerings, even when we are not able to attend in person.  Consider mailing a check to your church, or use your church website to donate online, if available.