Kelleytown calls Wes Howard as student minister

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.

Bill West announces retirement after 55 years of ministry

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 Pindroh joins staff of Flat Rock Baptist Church

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.

Marion Baptist calls former member Adam Work as senior pastor

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 […]

Brushy Creek, Taylors, calls Jeremy Roberts as 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, […]

Clear Water Branch calls Mike Catoe as bivocational pastor

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 receives award from Covington Theological Seminary

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 […]