Our Mission

Located on the county line between Alamance and Chatham, we seek to serve our community and demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ to the world. We see our primary area of ministry as Silk Hope and Snow Camp, but we recognize that we are called to serve God throughout the world.

We seek to achieve our mission statement in three words, Love, Live, and Lead.

  • We are to Love God because he first loved us.
  • Live in community because God called us together.
  • Lead others to a changed life because they see God has changed us.

Our Beliefs

1. We believe the Bible to be inspired by the Holy Spirit and is infallible in its teachings.

2. We believe the Godhead to exist in three persons: The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

3. We believe in Jesus Christ as the ONLY begotten Son of God, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His redeeming work on Calvary, resurrection and His personal return.

4. We believe that people receive salvation through faith in Jesus Christ.

5. We believe that the essential baptism is that of the Holy Spirit.

6. We believe the Holy Spirit enables the Christian to live a godly life.

7. We believe all "Born-Again Believers" are children of God.

Friends, often known as Quakers, are a historic Christian denomination. founded by George Fox in 1647, the group soon spread to America, where there are over 130,000 members across the United States.  The Friends derive their names from the words of Christ as recorded in John 15:15, "I have called you Friends." Friends are orthodox and evangelical in their position on all the great beliefs of the church.  We accept the doctrines of the Apostolic church and distinctively emphasize the truth that the Holy Spirit enlightens every heart to reveal its condition and makes the individual sense the need of the Savior, Jesus Christ.  South Fork Friends is a group of people who loves God and honors Christ as Savior and Lord. We regard the scripture as the foundational rule of conduct for our lives.  While we are in agreement with the historic beliefs of the church, we insist that these beliefs should never become static, as merely articles of faith to be subscribed to, but should be dynamic in the lives of God's people, alive out in the world. South Fork is a part of Atlantic Friends Christian Ministries, a new organization with the hope to help disciples make new disciples, leaders mentor new leaders, and churches planting new churches.

Our History

South Fork Friends Church began in 1800 when a group of people began meeting in a log schoolhouse. The school house was located on Little Cane Creek, the south prong of Big Cane Creek, hence the name South Fork. Meetings continued here until a log building was erected near the site of the present building, which was built in 1969. 

Our past at South Fork Friends is a great building block for the future. With each passing day we continue to build on our past, sharing our lives with one another each week. We work toward our mission statement "to lead people to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and to develop a personal relationship with God." Our hope is to love, live and lead others all through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We invite you to come and be a part of our family as we grow together and work with God to build His kingdom on Earth.