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Get Free COVID-19 Test Kits
Get Free COVID-19 Test Kits

Help end the COVID-19 crisis by being informed of your health status. You may obtain a free COVID-19 testing kit by going to

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2020 SSSU Scholarship Recipients
2020 SSSU Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to both of our 2020 Scholarship Recipients, Mr. Arkese Claiborne (GPA 3.9) on the left, from Mount Hope Baptist Church, attending Messiah University in Mechanicsburg, PA and Mr. Robert Carter, Jr. (GPA 3.7), from Beulah Baptist Church, attending George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia this summer. Best wishes to them both!

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President Cleo Coleman
President Cleo Coleman

President Coleman engaged in SSSU business.

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Get Free COVID-19 Test Kits
Get Free COVID-19 Test Kits

Help end the COVID-19 crisis by being informed of your health status. You may obtain a free COVID-19 testing kit by going to

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Let's Consult with God Daily
Let's Consult with God Daily

Psalms 143:8 says: "Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life."

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Prayer for Our World
Prayer for Our World

In a world of uncertainity we know that God is able to bring peace to the world.

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Welcome to the SSSU Parksite!
Welcome to the SSSU Parksite!

We have a SSSU beautiful park site available for your use. See our link to find out more about it and the amenities!

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Let's Consult with God Daily
Let's Consult with God Daily

Psalms 143:8 says: "Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life."

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Rental of our beautiful park site is now OPEN on Saturdays only.  Please check at this website and once the project has been completed we will post to this website .  Rent our beautiful park site (located at 7543 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania VA 22551) to host your special event at a most affordable price.  Learn more below!





The Spotsylvania Sunday School Union has reopened the park site for reservations on Saturdays only.  Please 

contact Brenda Dobbins at 


if you have questions.

Thank you.











JJWright Alumni

Association (JJWAA)

Needs Your Support!





Did you know that Virginians

age 60 and older may take college courses without paying tuition? Learn more by clicking the arrow below!





Visit the John J. Wright Educational & Cultural Center Museum


Celebrate History!

"Eloquently Telling the Story of Spotsylvania's Citizens of African Desent.  Pioneers, Visionaries, Entrepreneurs."

Click the sun below for more information






The John J. Wright Museum & Cultural Center 




The Museum is located at

7565 Courthouse Rd,

Spotsylvania, VA 22551

 (540) 582-7583 ext 5545

The John J. Wright Museum

Since our doors have been closed to COVID the John J. Wright Museum Team has:


  • Taken inventory of historical records, identified areas of improvement and developed avenues of execution to ensure preservation

  • Rekindled community relationships, fostered new collaborations and diligently work to facilitate dialogue across racial and cultural

Dusted, sanitized and redesigned the museum’s space to welcome in the new!

Join us on October 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm for the hybrid exhibit opening of, “Tools of the Trade: Marketing, Influence, or Propaganda.” 

Limited number of free in-person exhibit passes will be available become online noon Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 at

The first hybrid Museum exhibit is open until February 2022.  The exhibit provides visitors an opportunity to explore estate collections of paintings, currency, industrial tools, and national distributed print media to provide a greater understanding of marketing, propaganda and the skill of influencing.

The hybrid exhibit will share exclusive behind the scene exhibit content on Facebook.

Like us! Follow Us! Get involved in the perseverance of Spotsy’s African American Experience.

Love us and our community by sharing your family’s stories. Email us at to find out more about joining the Community Curators.










SSSU General Meeting
Jan 29, 2023
Branch Fork Baptist Church, Host Church

6930 Stubbs Bridge Road

Spotsylvania VA 22551
Rev. Dwight Hargrove.,
To participate on zoom dial
Meeting ID-505 488 0636
Passcode 555702
or gaVbu7
SSSU Executive Board
at 10 am
Contact (540) 287-0635 for
Enjoy Reading our
January 2023

SSSU Newsletter! 

Simply click below to view!

Learn About Available

Scholarships & Opportunities

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Join the SSSU







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Study to shew thyself   approved unto God,
a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly  dividing the word                 of truth.

2 Timothy 2:15

King James Version (KJV)


You can Register to Vote online too!

General Election will be held on

Nov 8th, 2022

 Call the registrar's office to find out your status early by calling 540-507-7380 or going to the Board of Elections' website by clicking on the image below

Upcoming Nov 8, 2022 Important Dates:

First day of in-person early voting at your local registrar's office: Friday, September 23, 2022

Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration: October 17, 2022.

Deadline to apply for a ballot to be mailed to you: October 28, 2022. Your request must be received by your local voter registration office by 5:00 p.m.

Voter registration offices open for early voting: Saturday, October 29, 2022. 

The last day of in-person early voting at your local voter registration office:  Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Redistricting Information

  • Use this link to view redistricting plans open to public discussion and prior to Board approval :

  • The Virginia Supreme Court has approved the new Congressional, Senate and House of Delegate boundaries.  View the order and approved maps

  • For additional Redistricting information related to our County, 

  • A county hearing will be held on March 22, 2022 at the Board of Supervisors Meeting

  • go to 

  • We want serve as a County Election Official! (Click the house image below        )

  • Election Day is Tuesday,

  • November 8th, 2022 for the General Election

Early Voting Hours

Monday – Friday: 

8:30am to 4:30pm

Two Saturdays before election: 9am to 5pm















Information About the Mattaponi Baptist Association of Virginia is Available below 

Simply click the image below








SSSU Churches and Affiliated Organizations are encouraged to

share information for this community website monthly by the 15th

of each month for the next month

by emailing us at the address below:

Contact the Spotsylvania Sunday School Union

PO Box 78

Thornburg VA. 22565-0078

Learn how to save on groceries through the SHARE Food Network

Click on the SHARE image

to learn more!

SHARE - Distributes high quality, affordable and nutritious food as a

way to build community and strengthen families. For more information,

contact Mark Williams at 834-7710. 


Upcoming Notices, Events, & Observances


1.  Feb 18, 2023-SSSU Black History Month Celebration at the Ross Building at our Park Site. Time: 11 am – 1 pm
Honored Guest: Sister Cleo Coleman performing as Harriet Tubman.


2. Child can win up to $300 by entering the Virginia Black History Month Association's Children's Writing Contest before Feb 13 2023.  See link below for details.

3. First New Hope Baptist Church will be hosting a series of virtual Bible Study sessions for Young Adults on three Saturdays from 6:00p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST. with Reverend Cherelle Reed on

  • February 11 - "What is Trauma?"

  • March 11 - "The Broken Pieces"

  • April 8 - "Will I ever heal again?"

 For more information, visit  the Church's  

website and visit Reverend Cherelle Reed's website

If you would like to add your church information, please contact us two weeks before the event at

Rental of our beautiful park site is now available. Click on the buttom below for more information.

News from the Baptist General Convention - We are delighted to announce that Dominion Energy has provided a significant grant to BGCVA to assist churches and associations in historical preservation.    If you are interested in this project or have questions, please contact Dr. J. Elisha Burke, Project Director by email at or call him on (804) 228-2421 or (804) 337-7215 (cell).

© 2022 by the Spotsylvania Sunday School Union. All rights reserved.  Music by Desmond Pringle – You Are My God

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