Mike Catoe has accepted a call as bivocational pastor of Clear Water Branch Baptist Church in Aiken. He has led several churches over the past 47 years: Double Pond Baptist in Blackville, Central Baptist in Aiken, and Mount Arnon Baptist in Allendale, where he served for 31 years. He is a graduate of Wingate and […]
Ron Jackson, chairman of Parson’s Pantry Ministry and pastor emeritus of East Gaffney Baptist Church, was presented the Lifetime Ministry Recognition Award by Covington Theological Seminary on July 27 at the school’s alumni banquet. Jackson, who has been active in ministry for 51 years, was also presented a doctor of divinity degree from Covington at […]
Steve Hanna has been called as associate pastor/music director for Cornerstone Baptist Church in Aiken. He attended Charleston Southern University. He and his wife, Lisa, a teacher at Town Creek Christian Academy in Aiken, have four children.
Gregory E. Hyler has been called as pastor of First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach. A graduate of Francis Marion University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Hyler previously served Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Dillon. He also served as a North American Mission Board church planter prior to his pastorate in Dillon. He and his […]
Braxton Edwards, left, has been called as associate pastor of young adults and outreach at Mullins First Baptist Church. He will begin his duties Jan. 1, 2018. He is pictured with pastor Chadwick Ivester.
J. Allie McNider has been called as pastor of Mountville Baptist Church. He is a graduate of Carson-Newman University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served churches in six states and has led conferences and served as a consultant for LifeWay Christian Resources. He contributed to the writing of the book “Youth Ministry From the […]
Hank Fanning has been called as pastor of Pineview Baptist Church in Kershaw. He previously pastored West Creek Baptist Church in Batesburg and Highland Baptist Church in Orangeburg. He holds an associate degree from Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute, a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist College in Orangeburg, and a master of divinity degree from Andersonville […]
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 […]
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.