Brett Myers was called as pastor of Hilton Head Island First Baptist Church in April. He succeeds retiring pastor John Keller. Myers earned a master of divinity degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is working toward his doctor of ministry degree at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Kristin, have four young […]
Turbeville First Baptist Church has called Tommy Atkinson as pastor. He has served churches in North Carolina, Peniel Baptist Church in Timmonsville and, most recently, Southside Baptist Church in Sumter. He is married to Faye.
Mark Powers, who has led the music and worship office of the South Carolina Baptist Convention for the past 10 years, has been called as worship pastor at Riverland Hills Baptist Church in Irmo. His last day with the state convention was March 27. Powers is a graduate of Furman University and Southern Baptist Theological […]
The congregation of Unity Baptist Church, Starr, held an installation service on Jan. 28 for their new pastor, David Pickens. A native of Anderson and a graduate of Crescent High School, Pickens earned degrees from North Greenville University and Erskine Theological Seminary. He previously served various ministerial positions at Hopewell and Southside Baptist churches in […]
Johnny Rumbough, director of missions for Lexington Baptist Association, has begun service as interim lead pastor of Pelion Baptist Church in the association. He began his work at Pelion Jan. 28. Prior to joining Lexington Association in 1996, Rumbough served with the North American Mission Board. He is co-founder of a lay missionary small-group training […]
Jack A. Mabry Sr. has retired after serving six different churches in the Upstate as minister of music. His ministry has spanned 56 years. Mabry plans to be available to serve churches in interim music ministry positions. He is a graduate of North Greenville University and attended Limestone College.
Wes Howard has been called as student minister of Kelleytown Baptist Church in Hartsville. Howard most recently served overseas in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the University of South Carolina. He and his wife, Nicy, are the parents of Ely, Billy and John Wesley.
William R. “Bill” West Jr., pastor of Welcome Baptist Church in Pendleton for the past 12 years, will retire in December after 55 years of pastoral ministry. He formerly served as pastor of Pendleton Street Baptist Church in Greenville, Hartsville First Baptist Church and Batesburg First Baptist Church. He and his wife, Alice Brown West, […]
Derick A. Pindroh has joined the staff of Flat Rock Baptist Church in Liberty as associate and worship pastor. He attended North Greenville College and is a graduate of Charleston Southern University. He previously served churches in South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee and Georgia. He and his wife, Missie, have four grown children.
Adam Work began his duties as senior pastor of Marion Baptist Church Oct. 15. He is the first pastor in the church’s history to have grown up as a member of the church. He formerly served the church as youth pastor. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Francis Marion University and an M.Div. from Southern […]