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 […]

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 […]