Palmetto Baptist Association hosted a Missions Expo on May 21 at Whitefield Baptist Church in Belton. The meeting featured a message by a former missionary to Eastern Europe and displays from South Carolina Baptist Convention ministry partners and organizations. Mike Baker is director of missions for Palmetto Association.
On June 4, Pentecost Sunday, in a gesture meant to symbolize their joining with the Holy Spirit in building a “spiritual house with living stones,” members of Earle Street Baptist Church wrote their names on small stones — hundreds of them — that will literally become part of the foundation for a new addition at […]
It’s not high tech and doesn’t replace the church’s much larger brick-and-mortar library, but this tiny structure is open 24/7. The prayer of church members at College Street Baptist Church in Walhalla is that it will help share the love of Christ and spread the gospel message outside the church’s walls. Church member and Gideon […]
When we asked South Carolina Baptist churches in an online survey to tell us what activities they had planned for the summer, it was no surprise that Vacation Bible School came in at number one, with 84 percent of 25 responding churches reporting they will hold VBS. A majority of churches have also scheduled youth […]
Benjamin Littlejohn, pastor of Eastlan Baptist Church in Greenville for the past 15 years, will retire July 30. He plans to continue as a guest host on the Christian television program, “Niteline,” on WGGS-TV 16. He also plans to serve as an intentional interim pastor and will continue his missions work in the Caribbean. Littlejohn […]
Eau Claire Baptist Church in Columbia is partnering with a new ministry, Koinonia, in seeking to serve children and families in the inner city. More than 80 children are enrolled in the summer enrichment program, and the church hopes to continue with an after-school program this fall.
Robbie Baxley (left) was licensed to preach June 11 at Mullins First Baptist Church. He is pictured with pastor Chadwick Ivester.
Maggie Partridge, a senior at North Greenville University, is serving as children’s ministry leader at Heath Springs Baptist Church in Moriah Association. Partridge is from Lincolnton, Ga., and is pursuing an interdisciplinary major in early childhood education and Christian studies
Hank Bates, right, student minister at Clearmont Baptist Church in Westminster, was licensed to the ministry April 30. He is pictured with Dale McCoig, pastor at Clearmont.
Fairfax First Baptist Church is hosting a new summer camp aimed at reaching minority students in Allendale County. “We are calling it Camp Impact, and are praying that God will use this bold step for us to step out in outreach to impact our community,” said pastor David Janaro. “Our county consistently ranks at the […]