HISTORY OF WHITE OAK BAPTIST
  • 1980 - Home Bible studies begin led by Norwood Waterhouse
     

  • 1986 - Church planter Darrel Williams begins weekly worship services
     

  • 1989 - Church planter Robert Cline assumes pastoral leadership of White Oak
     

  • 1991 - After meeting in seven different locations, White Oak begins renting space from the Advent Christian Church of Wallingford 
     

  • September 20th, 1992 - White Oak holds a church constitution service
     

  • 1994 - Mark Angerosa assumes pastoral leadership 
     

  • 1999 - White Oak purchases 20 N. Whittlesey Ave from Advent Christian Church for $50,000 
     

  • 2000 - White Oak makes its first international missions trip to Haiti
     

  • 2003 - White Oak enters into a 3-year partnership with South Georgia Street Baptist Church of Amarillo, TX to assist us with major renovations in the building
     

  • July 2006 - White Oak's largest outreach takes place at Community Lake where over 450 people hear the Gospel message
     

  • November 2007 - White Oak holds a building dedication service following the completion of its renovations
     

  • July 2015 - Christ Community Church of Cheshire approached White Oak Baptist Church of Wallingford and made a most generous offer: Expand your ministry by using this property God has blessed us with, and we will support you by coming under your leadership and care. 
     

  • October 18th, 2015 – Both Churches Vote to Approve the Merger 
     

  • November 1st, 2015 – White Oak Leads Worship in Wallingford While Conducting Orientation Classes and Worship in Cheshire
     

  • April 24th, 2016 – Members of the Former Christ Community Church are Received into the Membership of White Oak Baptist Church
     

  • June 5th, 2016 – Joint Worship Begins at our Cheshire Campus 
     

  • Today - White Oak continues to grow as a worshiping, welcoming and disciple-making community

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