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    Matthew 18:20
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About Us


Our goal as a congregation is to conform our lives to God's character and, by being transformed into God's likeness, to transform the world around us into a place where God's will is made real like it is in heaven. (Matthew 6:9-15)

Toward that end, we are not focused on conforming to a set of beliefs, but to a way of life. This way of life expresses faith in God in all that we do. We are God's servants to the extent that we actually live for him. (James 2:14-26)

We are a diverse congregation both ethnically and socially. You will see our diversity reflected in pictures of activities on this website. We believe people are valuable because they are God's children not because of their skin color or income level. (Galatians 3:26-29)

God is amazing and he knows best how you and I should live. We in the Dover Church of Christ strive to live according to God's character and invite you to join us on the journey. If you want to know more about who we are and what we are like, I invite you to visit us for one of our gathering times. The best way to get to know a group of people isn't by reading about them but by talking face to face. Our doors stay open!

Our Gatherings

The Dover Church of Christ is a Christ centered congregation of God's people. Although we are located in the city of Dover, our membership consists of families throughout the Delmarva area. This congregation holds dear the values of discipleship and family. Our focus during all of our meetings is to strengthen and equip our members and those that are visiting with every tool necessary to grow and develop as children of the one true living God. No matter the age, race, or gender, our commitment is for all that attend our services to come away encouraged, challenged, and inspired to do the work of the Lord.

Our Ministries

  • Children's Ministry
  • Teen Ministry
  • Campus & Single's Ministry
  • Married's Ministry
  • Spiritual Recovery Ministry
  • Women's Ministry
  • Seniors & Disabled Ministry

How We Conduct Services

  • Singing Praises - Ephesians 5:19

    A worship leader will lead the church in singing. Songs will be projected on the overhead or can be found in the song book located below the chair in front of you. Our singing style is called "acappella", which simply means that we sing without instrumental accompaniment.

  • The Lord's Supper - 1 Corinthians 11:23-24

    Each Sunday, the Lord's Supper is celebrated to remember Christ's death for our sins and his resurrection from the dead. All believers are invited to join us. First, unleavened bread will be passed and then a tray with small cups of grape juice.

  • Tithes & Offering - 1 Corinthians 16:1-2

    We take a collection each Sunday to finance the work of the church. Guests are welcome to participate, but should not feel obligated in any way. Instead, the green visitor cards can be dropped in the collection plate at that time to let us know that you came to join us.

  • Sermon - Acts 20:7

    Our minister or another designated speaker will present a 30-45 minute lesson from the Bible to help us understand God's word more fully and apply biblical teachings to our everyday lives.

Times & Locations

Sunday worship services meet at 11 am and 6 pm at our main building located at 1156 South Governors Blvd. in Dover. Please refer to the map below for directions. For further questions, please contact us by phone at (302) 674-2838 or send us a request here.


Kurtis Cherry


George Chandler


William Craig


Ben Mattocks

Associate Minister

Mike Sofia


Mark Groce




This site hosts all sermons preached at Dover Church of Christ. To access sermons before 2016, please click here.

2016 & 2017

The Farmer In the Dell

January 1st, 2017

William Craig

Normalcy, Never Again

January 15th, 2017

William Craig

Sour Grapes

January 22nd, 2017

William Craig

A Rabbi, A Minister, and A Priest

February 5th, 2017

William Craig

No Identity

February 12th, 2017

William Craig

What More Must I Give Up?

February 19th, 2017

Ben Mattocks

Eat More Chicken

February 26th, 2017

William Craig

Sacrificial Investing

March 5th, 2017

Brad Waugh


March 12, 2017

William Craig

What's Past Is Prologue

March 19, 2017

William Craig

Whine & Spirits

March 26, 2017

William Craig

One Cube or Two?

April 2, 2017

William Craig

No Pain, No Gain

April 9, 2017

William Craig

Suspended Belief

April 16, 2017

William Craig

Nap, Eat, Repeat

April 23, 2017

Ben Mattocks


March 6, 2016

William Craig

A Living God

April 3, 2016

William Craig

Foundations of Discipleship

May 1, 2016

William Craig

Spiritual Foundation (What's Beneath You?)

June 19, 2016

William Craig

Casting Lines Instead of Drawing Them

July 10, 2016

William Craig

Total Recall

July 24, 2016

William Craig

Blind Faith

September 11, 2016

William Craig

Have Faith in the Vision (Trust the Process)

September 18, 2016

Ben Mattocks

Serving the Same God

September 25, 2016

William Craig

Preparing For the Vision

October 2, 2016

Ben Mattocks

Jesse Has No More Sons

October 9, 2016

William Craig

Family Affair

October 16, 2016

William Craig

Health & Wellness

October 23, 2016

William Craig


October 30, 2016

William Craig


November 6, 2016

Ben Mattocks

All Politics Is Local

November 13, 2016

William Craig

Relationship Goals

November 20, 2016

William Craig

Chip Off the Old Block

December 4th, 2016

William Craig


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  • 1156 South Governors Avenue, Dover, Delaware 19904
    United States of America

  • (302) 674-2838

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