A Story of Faith and Pansies

A Story of Faith and Pansies

– By Sara and Karyn Sealy (mother and daughter) – This summer story began last November when my daughter and I planted pansies at our church, Mt. Calvary Lutheran, in Johnston. After church, one Sunday, we changed clothes and unloaded the truck with two flats of pansies that we grew in a horticulture class in […]

Matt Herring Gets Sprayed as a Send-Off

Matt Herring Gets Sprayed as a Send-Off

Matt Herring has been Edgefield First Baptist Church’s Minister of Music and Youth for the past three years.  He and his wife Laura are moving next week to Charlotte/Mooresville, NC, area to West Methodist Church.  There they will find a fast growing church with lots of young people, such as the EFBC ones in the […]

Rev. Dr. Goodman Leads Revival at Mount Canaan

Rev. Dr. Goodman Leads Revival at Mount Canaan

The Rev. Dr. Charles E. Goodman, Jr., serves as the senior pastor/teacher of the Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church of Augusta, Ga. He will be speaking at the revival services at Mount Canaan Baptist Church (Trenton) beginning on July 14. Dr. Goodman, told in a news release sent from Mt. Canaan, holds a wealth of scholarly […]

Russ Wilkes Accepts Call to Summer Missions in Kenya

Russ Wilkes Accepts Call to Summer Missions in Kenya

Russ Wilkes, an 18-year-old member of Edgefield United Methodist Church, has accepted an opportunity to serve with Love Africa Missions this May as a Summer Missions aid.  Russ is the son of Russell and Julie Wilkes of Columbia Road, Edgefield, and the brother of Parker Wilkes.  He is the grandson of Jack and Martha Wilkes […]

A Resurrection Recipe for the Young

A Resurrection Recipe for the Young

The day before Good Friday (Maundy Thursday), the four-year-olds in the God’s Little Angels class at the First Baptist Church, Edgefield, were busy learning how to make Resurrection Muffins, under the guidance of classmate Mary Judith’s grandmother, Judith Hamilton of Johnston. She guided them through the Easter story and what each part of the muffin […]

Rev. Ernest M. Gordon 50 Years in the Pulpit

Rev. Ernest M. Gordon 50 Years in the Pulpit

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church is announcing the retirement of Rev. Ernest M. Gordon. Rev. Gordon has been a pastor for 50 years. He has led Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church for 46 years. Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church will be helping Rev. Gordon celebrate his 50 years of leading the lost to Christ with a retirement ceremony […]

Steven Hendrickson, NSO’s Principal Trumpet to Perform at Spann UMC in Ward

Steven Hendrickson, NSO’s Principal Trumpet to Perform at Spann UMC in Ward

Although he is usually seen with the National Symphony Orchestra in white tie and tails, when he performs in the local area he is dressed more informally.  This is Steven Hendrickson, principal trumpet for the National Symphony Orchestra which is based in the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.  Not only is Steven a musician, among […]

Sweetwater Baptist to Host Wild Game Supper

Sweetwater Baptist Church will host their 8th Annual Wild Game Supper, Saturday, March 8, starting at 5:00.  This year’s event will feature Hank Hough, Dan the Animal Man, and King’s Cause.  Hank Hough, of Kingdom Dog Ministries from Spring, Texas, will be showcased at the adults’ service.  He will use his black labs to teach […]