Restoration Grant Awarded – Horn’s Creek Church

Restoration Grant Awarded – Horn’s Creek Church

The Edgefield County Historical Society announced today that the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor has awarded a $50,000 grant for the restoration of Horn’s Creek Church.  This grant, which has to be matched dollar-for-dollar, will enable the Society to rebuild the foundation pillars, install a new roof, replace the windows and doors, and paint the […]

McKendree to Celebrate 200 Years

McKendree to Celebrate 200 Years

A Family has helped to Hold the History Not one century, but two have passed since the founding of McKendree Methodist Church, up on Highway 378 between Highway 25 and Faulkner Mountain Road. This church was first called Sleepy Creek Church, known in name by a nearby creek.  It was probably a mile or so […]

One Muslim’s Conversion to Christianity

One Muslim’s Conversion to Christianity

The Rev. Kambiz Saghaey Shares His Testimony at Antioch “A strong Muslim” – that is how the Rev. Kambiz Saghaey described himself to the congregation of Antioch Baptist Church as he spoke to them Sunday morning during their worship service the week before Christmas.  The Rev. Saghaey explained that he was born into the Islamic […]

Pastor Sloan Gordon to be Installed

Pastor Sloan Gordon to be Installed

Cedar Spring Baptist Church, 1836 Hwy 283, Plum Branch, SC, is having an Installation Service for Pastor Sloan Gordon on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 2:30PM. Installation Sermon Speaker is Rev. Michael Butler, Pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, McCormick, SC. Pastor Gordon was born in Edgefield, South Carolina. He was educated through the […]

Churches Changing Communities

Churches Changing Communities

– By Alana Caddell – Churches Changing Communities (CCC), a.k.a. “the best week of the summer,” lasted from July 12 to July 17. The host church – where we all lived that week – was Antioch Baptist. Youth from many Baptist churches nearby attended the event. This is an account of my personal experience with […]

Full of Fun Like VBS – Antioch

Full of Fun Like VBS – Antioch

– By Alana Caddell, Advertiser Intern – If it so happened that someone driving through the backwoods of Edgefield this past week, somewhere between six and eight post meridiem, that someone might’ve seen a multitude of teenagers surrounding Antioch Baptist Church. Starting on Sunday and ending on Thursday, Antioch’s “Five Days O’ Fun” was what I […]

2015 Journey To Easter at EUMC

2015 Journey To Easter at EUMC

The traditional Journey to Easter, produced by the Edgefield Methodist Church in conjunction with the Methodist community and the citizenry of the area, will be held again this year on the weekend of Palm Sunday: on Saturday March 28, at 3:00 p.m.; on Palm Sunday, March 29, at 3 p.m. The location is at Kendall […]

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