Down the Road - Events

September 18

First Baptist Church, Ridgeway, homecoming, 11 a.m. Guest speaker: Brian McKillop, interim pastor in 2004. Lunch following the service.

September 23

Town Creek Baptist Church, Aiken, will host a free simulcast for women, “CryOut!16,” 7-10 p.m. Experience the power and joy of corporate prayer as together we cry out to God to do in us and in our nation what no man-made effort can accomplish. Participants include:

  • Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth (Revive Our Hearts Ministries)
  • Dr. Bob Bakke
  • Stephen Kendrick
  • Dr. Tony Evans
  • Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Janet Parshall
  • Mary Kassian
  • Kay Arthur
  • Worship leaders Josh Davis, Keith and Kristyn Getty

Limited childcare is available on a first-come, first-served basis by calling the church office at (803) 649-9792 by 12 p.m., Sept. 16 for reservations. For more information, visit

September 24

Ebenezer Baptist Church, Florence, is hosting “Aging with Joy and Grace,” a conference for adults age 45 and up, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Free event (free lunch included). Conference will consist of three sessions, with 10 different practical workshops to choose from, as well as health screenings and exhibits. A closing general session will follow lunch, featuring guest speaker Gary Hollingsworth, South Carolina Baptist Convention executive director-treasurer. Registration deadline is Sept. 19. For registration forms, call the church office at 843-669-1802 or register online at For more information, contact Harold Watson, senior adult associate at Ebenezer, at 843-669-1802, ext. 118, or

October 2-6

Princeton Baptist Church, Honea Path, revival, 7 p.m. nightly.

Featured speakers:

  • Danny Burnley, Laurel Baptist Church, Greenville (Sunday)
  • David Gallamore, Rock Springs Baptist Church, Easley (Monday)
  • Gary Hollingsworth, South Carolina Baptist Convention (Tuesday)
  • Mark Riser, Matlock Baptist Church, Jackson (Wednesday)
  • Mac Brunson, First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Fla. (Thursday)

Offerings received nightly for the new handicap-accessible parsonage for Pastor Gregg Loner and his wife, Dee, who is disabled due to a brain aneurysm in August 2015. Call 864-940-4586, 864-360-6733 or 864-554-1623 for more information.