Down the Road - Events

July 27-31

Spring Branch Baptist Church, Hartsville, “Good News Farm” Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 843-335-6651.

August 2

Friendship Baptist Church, Pauline, 250th anniversary and homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Catered lunch following the service. Special music by the “Band of Brothers.” A history of the church, “Friendship’s Story,” will be available for purchase. Friendship is the 11th oldest Baptist church in South Carolina and the oldest in Spartanburg.



August 3

Pine Pleasant Baptist Church, Saluda, revival, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Mac Brunson of First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Fla. For more information, call pastor Burton Campbell at (864) 980-7768.

August 30

Spring Branch Baptist Church, Hartsville, gospel singing featuring the Praisemen Quartet from Bishopville, 6 p.m. For more information, call 843-335-6651.

August 30

Pinewood Baptist Church, Pinewood, concert by Eighth Day (, 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, but a love offering will be taken. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Nursery provided. For more information, call the church office at 803-452-5373 or visit the website at

September 14

Rock Springs Baptist Church, Easley, one-night crusade featuring Fred Luter Jr., pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, and past president of the Southern Baptist Convention, 7 p.m. Pre- service music by the crusade choir and orchestra at 6:45.

September 20

Oakland Baptist Church, Chesterfield, 100-year birthday celebration, 3 p.m. Guest speaker: Robert Dickard. Special music: Slope Valley Singers.