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 […]
Stephen Cutchins began his service as senior pastor of North Augusta First Baptist Church on Oct. 22. He holds a doctor of ministry degree with an emphasis in Christian apologetics. He is the author of a book, “Prove It: Defend the Christian Faith.” He and his wife, Wendy, have two daughters, Madelyn and Sarah.
Michael Stansell has been called as associate pastor of Park Street Baptist Church in Easley. He and his wife, Ellen, will make their home in Easley. Alton A. Nix is senior pastor.
Jeremy Roberts has been called as pastor of Brushy Creek Baptist Church in Taylors, near Greenville. The Plano, Texas, native most recently served as pastor of Church of the Highlands in Chattanooga, Tenn. He holds four degrees from Liberty University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Charity, are the parents of Autumn, […]