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 […]

Antioch Baptist Church Gives Away 209 Dozen Donuts

Antioch Baptist Church Gives Away 209 Dozen Donuts

Antioch Baptist Church gave away 209 dozen donuts to the five middle and high schools in Edgefield County last week as part of an outreach ministry. Throughout the week long ministry effort, there were donuts left over – unbelievable, huh? Those donuts were given to the faculty and staff of Parker and Meriwether Elementary Schools […]

A “Blessing of the Home” Service on Main

A “Blessing of the Home” Service on Main

The home of Henry Snead, originally built by Dr. Edward Jones Mims in 1839 (same year the courthouse was built), was the scene of a blessing of the house on Sunday. Father Tom DiMarco officiated as friends and members of the Church of the Ridge congregation gathered for the service.  

Spann UMC Holds 10th Hymn Sing

Spann UMC Holds 10th Hymn Sing

The Lord provided a perfectly beautiful day for the 10th Annual Fall Hymn Sing at Spann UMC in Ward, SC. The first of these services was held during the year of Spann’s 200th Anniversary Celebration.   The purpose was to showcase the grand old hymns from the Cokesbury Hymnal, in use at Spann since 1938. This […]

Revivals Mark the End of Summer

Revivals Mark the End of Summer

For those who may have missed Ethel Butler’s column on Revivals in the print edition (correspondent for pages 2-3 in section 2), it was a special retrospective on the revival preparations of her youth – and well worth going back to that edition. Revivals are a part of church life in this area, and two […]

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