• Learn to cook healthy meals 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, May 8-June 5 at SBC (5/15/2018) - A healthy lifestyle begins with healthy cooking. Now, you can learn new skills for better eating from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays, May 8 – June 5, free of charge, at Southside Baptist Church! To register or to request more information, call Michelle with Healthy Chesapeake at 748-6430 or email michelle.healthyches@outlook.com. Registration is required.


Welcome to Southside Baptist Church’s website. We are a friendly church located in the heart of the South Norfolk area of Chesapeake, VA,  just off Interstate 464 at the intersection of Poindexter Ave. and Bainbridge Blvd. We have begun our 66th year of ministry in South Norfolk, Virginia.

Take a few minutes from your hectic day, enjoy some of the best in contemporary Christian music, and discover the Southside difference.

And if there is anything we can do to help you, or if you just need us to offer a prayer in your behalf,  please just drop us a note and we will add you to our daily petitions to the Lord.

Terry Riddle, Pastor


More of Pastor Terry’s Messages


  • Mother’s Day service to recognize moms, dedicate children to Christ (5/11/2018)

    On Mother’s Day, May 13th, we will have a special service to recognize mothers and to allow parents and children to dedicate themselves to Christ.

    The church will recognize the mother with the youngest child present, the mother with the most children present and the oldest mother.

    In our Parent/Child dedication in our Mother’s Day service, parents and children will formally dedicate their lives to Christ.  If you have a child that you would like to dedicate,  please contact the Pastor or call the church office.

  • Grads to be recognized at June 10 service (5/1/2018) - We are looking forward to recognizing our graduates in a special service on June 10. If you know of anyone in our church family who will be graduating from high school or college this year, please call the church office so we can recognize and bless our graduates as they begin the next adventure of … Continue reading Grads to be recognized at June 10 service
  • Welcome new members (5/1/2018) - Please join us in extending our warmest welcome to our new church members! Bless you all for being part of our church family. We look forward to meeting needs and sharing Christ together. Kaylie Adams (4/15/18) Danille Bow (4/15/18) Cloey Bow (4/15/18) Jade Myrick(4/15/18) Jenna Martin (4/15/18) Diantha Samuels (4/22/18)
  • May 2018 News (5/1/2018) - SOUTHSIDE WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP Southside Women’s fellowship will be on Saturday, May 26th. They will continue to meet each 4th Saturday at 11:30 am. WOM AND DEACONS The WOM and Deacons will meet on Monday, May 7th at 6:30 pm. GRADUATES If you know of anyone in our church family that will be graduating from High … Continue reading May 2018 News