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.
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, […]