Inspiration Baptist Church in Rock Hill was presented the Douglas Echols Community Beacon Award on Nov. 19 for the church’s use of resources in meeting the needs of the area homeless. From left: Rock Hill mayor Doug Echols, Carol Dry, pastor Roland L. Dry Sr., and Carol Harvey of the Catawba Area Coalition for the […]
Rhonda Littleton, minister to children at Summerville Baptist Church, has published “A Home for Me,” a book designed to raise awareness for a ministry by the same name, A Home for Me, a church-connected network that promotes fostering and adoption. The book features play-dough images that reinforce a narrative of love, safety and home — […]
First Bethany Baptist Church in McCormick is using fire-safety home visits to share God’s love. The church is active in South Carolina Baptist Disaster Relief, and several members are former or current volunteer fire fighters. But it is their passion for serving the needs among the lost with simple, life-saving assistance that led to the […]
Temple Baptist Church in Lancaster prepared 634 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse for Christmas 2017. The shoeboxes were displayed in the church’s sanctuary.
Darrell Alcorn (left) was ordained to the ministry Oct. 29 by Brownsville Baptist Church in Blenheim. Pastor Bobby Byrd is shown presenting Alcorn with a certificate of ordination.
Mt. Hermon Baptist Church in Galivants Ferry, Carolina Association, baptized 12 people in 2017, the largest number of annual baptisms in more than five years. Pictured are eight of those who were baptized in 2017.
Selma Baptist Church in Woodruff broke ground for a 15,000-square-foot family life center Oct. 22. The property for the building was donated by church members Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Bagwell.
Luke Morrison and his wife, Shannon, have joined the North American Mission Board as apprentice church planters with Tapestry Church in Atlanta, Ga., working with the homeless. They previously served at Shamrock Baptist Church in Bethune. They have five children: Lucas, Bella, Leila, Titus and Stokes.
The Martha Franks WMU group at Eastlan Baptist Church, Greenville, assembled 44 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Eastlan serves each year as a collection location for the ministry. Pictured are WMU members Jane Hicks, Jan Burdette and Sandra Lord.
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.