Donald Davis (center) was recognized by Holly Springs Baptist Church of Pickens on Sept. 17 for 50 years of perfect attendance in Sunday school. Also pictured are his wife, Jean, and pastor Barry Dilworth.
Jack Allen (right) was recently honored by Latta Baptist Church for serving 50 years as treasurer. Pictured with Allen is pastor Rob Pierce. The presentation took place at the church’s 126th-anniversary celebration. SCBC executive director-treasurer Gary Hollingsworth spoke at the service.
Joe Derrick (left), minister of music at Eau Claire Baptist Church in Columbia, was honored with his wife Aug. 27 for 30 years of service to the church.
Francis David Thompson (right), a layman at Mauldin First Baptist Church, received the Order of the Palmetto Oct. 1. Rep. Garry Smith presented the award on behalf of Gov. Henry McMaster. Thompson is active in Gideons International and Habitat for Humanity. He taught 5th-grade boys Sunday school for more than six decades and was closely […]
Nolan Creech (left) was named deacon emeritus Aug. 27 by the congregation of Salem Baptist Church in North. He has served the church in various capacities for 38 years. Creech is pictured with pastor Randy Lucas.
Crooked Run Baptist Church is a smaller membership church with a kingdom-sized vision. The church, located in Fairfield County, is involved with a nearby elementary school, is starting a Sunday evening service for young adults, and participates in both local and international missions. It’s also a congregation that is 193 years old, averages 35-40 on […]
Maple Baptist Church in Conway will host its sixth annual Nativities Exhibition the first weekend in December. The display features more than 200 different nativities from all parts of the world. They range in size from a miniature in an acorn shell to a few outdoor sets several feet tall. The variety of materials include wood, […]
Eric Kuykendall, minister of education at Spartanburg First Baptist Church, received a doctor of ministry degree May 13 at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He holds a master of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a bachelor of business administration degree from Texas A&M University.
Beulah Baptist Church in Hopkins recently celebrated 10 years of mission work in Bamako, Mali, West Africa. Beulah’s work in Mali began in 2007 under the leadership of former pastor Brad Bessent. With the help of the International Mission Board and missionaries on the ground, the team had their hearts opened to the Bambara people […]
Buddy Amerson, pastor of Spring Branch Baptist Church in Hartsville, was honored Aug. 5 along with his wife, Betty, for 40 years of pastoral service to the church. “His tireless work in teaching the Word and helping us to improve our relationship with God has been invaluable,” said a church spokesperson.