Pine Pleasant Baptist Church, Saluda, recently recognized Corbie Long (second from right) in honor of his graduation from W. Wyman King Academy. Pictured with Corbie are his father, Chris (second from left); mother, Lisa (right); and pastor Burton Campbell (left). Corbie plans to attend Newberry College in the fall.
A worship song written by Jarod Espy, music ministry assistant worship leader at First Baptist Church of Spartanburg, will appear in “How Excellent,” a book of music for choir, praise teams, church orchestra and worship from Prism Music Publishing in Nashville. Espy said his composition, “Song of Grace,” is a corporate worship song written in […]
First Baptist Church of Kingstree held a dedication service Jan. 11 for a new family life center. Pictured, from left: Scott Feagin, building committee chairman; George Avent, trustee; Lester Branham, interim pastor; Aubrey Williamson, trustee; and Harry Adkins, associate pastor/minister of music.
The Ann Neil WMU group from Fairfax First Baptist Church recently donated a number of pillowcases to an area children’s hospital. These pillowcases were made by Dottie List, a member of the group who recently passed away, and contributed by her daughter, Michelle Galbraith.
Shiloh Baptist Church in Aiken held a mortgage-burning service on April 12. The church paid off a $250,000 loan for an “Extreme Church Makeover.” The 10-year note was paid off four years early thanks to the faithful giving of church members. Pictured, from left: Henry Chennault, transitional pastor; Myra Carter, vice president of Southern Bank […]
Edgefield First Baptist GA girls visited Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in February. They hosted a pizza party with Valentine cookies and cheered on the residents during a basketball game. They also donated towels, washcloths and clothing.
The first ever “Snow Day” at Red Dam Baptist Church in Hardeeville had a great turnout, and the main attraction was a 12-foot-tall snow-covered slide made all the more enjoyable by warm sunny weather. The objective of the event was to draw people from all around the community to the church in hopes of sharing […]
The Woman’s Missionary Union of Waccamaw Baptist Association held a children’s ministry day on Feb. 14. The children and their leaders put together 200 food packets for the homeless and participated in an interactive program to learn about what it means to be homeless.
Please explain to me why one would want to deal with three airports — waiting, running and riding for roughly 24 hours, sleeping only briefly. Or ride an old bus with a very hard seat, cramped between luggage for five hours, over roads that were often not paved and often painful to bump across! Or […]
In a new book, “Five First Words of Jesus,” Schuyler Peterson examines the earliest statements on record from the Savior of the world. “In these phrases, we discover the keys to understanding his mission as well as our own place and destiny in the world,” said Peterson, senior pastor of Southside Baptist Church in Spartanburg. […]