Richland Springs pastor Steve Jones retires

Steve Jones retired from the pastorate of Richland Springs Baptist Church in Saluda, where he has served as pastor for almost 25 years. Jones served the Lord in ministry for over 45 years and was pastor of several churches in the area. He attended the University of South Carolina and Charleston Southern University. With Jones […]

Gaston churches work together to clean highway

Approximately 50 people came together Saturday, April 30, for a successful litter campaign in the Gaston community. Brady Henderson, pastor of Gaston First Baptist Church, was joined by Pastor Luke Beasley of Harmony Baptist Church and members to canvas the Hwy. 321 area of the Gaston town limits.

Gaston First Baptist delivers ‘baskets of thanks and love’

Members of Gaston First Baptist Church delivered “baskets of thanks and love” and full fruit baskets to more than 20 homebound members in November, an outreach planned by Hannah McGill, fiancée of Pastor Brady Henderson. Pictured are Hannah and Pastor Brady as they visit Lucy Mae Sturkie Gantt, the church’s oldest member at 98. Also […]

Cowpens First breaks ground for new sanctuary following Dec. 2020 fire

First Baptist Church, Cowpens, held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new sanctuary Nov. 14. “After the loss of its previous building, we are excited for the opportunity to begin in this new facility serving God’s people,” said Interim Pastor Kermit Morris. On Dec. 26, around 2 p.m., the Cowpens First building caught fire. Damages were […]

Enoree Baptist installs McCoig as pastor

Anthony Dale McCoig was installed as pastor of Enoree Baptist Church in Travelers Rest in October. With McCoig are (left) Steve Crouse of North Greenville University, interim pastor; and (right) Randy Bradley, director of missions for Three Rivers Baptist Association, who both participated in the installation service.

Ringel Heights collects 2,020 shoeboxes in 2020

Ringel Heights Baptist Church, Georgetown, has collected shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child for many years. Church member Carol Rogers has taken on this ministry project, encouraging others each year to join her in seeing that children around the world are reached by the gospel and have gifts to enjoy at Christmastime as well. For several […]

Alice Drive breaks ground for second campus

Alice Drive Baptist Church in Sumter broke ground on Sunday, Nov. 1, for a second campus. The land on US Hwy 15 South was given to the church by the Dunlap family of Sumter. In February 2017, Alice Drive launched its Pocalla campus, which initially met in a portion of Pocalla Springs Elementary School for […]