Down the Road - Events

March 25

Red Dam Baptist Church, Hardeeville, will host “Blooming for Christ” women’s conference, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (registration begins at 8 a.m.). Free event, open to the public, for women ages 13 and up, includes continental breakfast and lunch. Keynote speakers: Sandy Lore (9 a.m. session, “In the Garden — Genesis 2.8”), and Fayth Lore (afternoon session, “Whatsover a ‘Daughter’ Sows — Galations 6:7-10”). Door prizes and favors will be given throughout the day. Nursery provided for children 3 and under. For more information, call 843-784-6083, or email

April 1

Charleston Southern University will host the 2017 Endure Apologetics Conference for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors on Saturday, April 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $5. For more information, visit

April 2-5

Pinewood Baptist Church, Pinewood, spring Bible conference. April 2, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; April 3-5, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Albert Allen, First Baptist Church of Newberry. Special music nightly: Julie Daniel, Sherri Hendricks, Sonny Jones, Amanda Jenkinson and Martha Jenkinson. Dinner at 5:45 p.m., Mon.-Wed. Nursery provided. For dinner reservations or more information: contact the church office at (803) 452-5373 or visit the website at

April 2-5

Spring Branch Baptist Church, Hartsville, revival. Sunday, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Jerry Devinney. For more info, call 843-335-6651.

April 7

Charleston Southern University will host the Strengthening Leaders/Strengthening Churches Ministry Conference on Friday, April 7, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Plenary sessions will feature the following speakers: Dino Senesi, NAMB, and Mark A., SCBC. Breakout sessions led by Chuck Fuller of Anderson University, Bill Cashion of North Greenville University, and local pastors. Cost is $15 (free for students). For more information, visit

April 11

North Greenville University will host Dr. Jason Duesing, academic provost and professor of historical theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, who will deliver a lecture titled “Freedom Found Under an Umbrella: The Life and Thought of Martin Luther”— a Reformation 500th Anniversary Reflection. Duesing is the author of “Seven Summits in Church History.” The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Frankie Melton at 803-288-6168.

April 14

Heath Springs Baptist Church, Good Friday service, 7 p.m. Seven area pastors will preach for seven minutes on one of the Cries of Christ from the Cross. Speakers include: Cotton Pate (Frontline Biker Church); Kelvin Hinson (Flint Ridge Baptist); Bobby Massey (Kershaw First Baptist); Kenny Pittman (Fork Hill Baptist); Howard Cureton (Rock Hill Missionary Baptist); Michael Owens (Sand Hill Baptist); and Buddy Thomas (Pleasant Hill Baptist). Special music provided by the Second Calvary Missionary Baptist Church choir, the Karenni refugee choir from Myanmar, and Gene Ghent. Public is invited. For more information, call Frankie Melton at 803-288-6168.

May 13

Charleston Southern University professor Peter Link will provide an overview of the Book of Psalms as part of the Epic Bible Teacher Training series, Saturday, May 13, 8 a.m.-noon. Register at or contact Dr. Link at plink@csuniv. edu.