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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Sweetwater Baptist Church is going WILD with their 8th Annual Wild Game Supper, Saturday March 8th, at 5 PM. Special guest speaker Hank Hough (HUFF) of Kingdom Dog Ministries, an unbelievable message, delivered by the most unusual messengers. Hear King’s Cause live in concert. Bring the kids to see Dan the Animal Man. Grand Prize […]
On February 23, 2014, Philippi Baptist Church of Johnston will celebrate 200 years since the church was organized to serve a rural area of the Johnston community. The church began on February 26, 1814, as the “Baptist Church of Christ at Bull Branch”, which was founded by 25 charter members. On that inaugural date in […]
The Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church Youth went to Stone Mountain Park for snow tubing on Saturday, January 18. The youth and adults had a great time tubing, playing in the snow, fun, and fellowship.
Four area churches joined together in a ski trip to West Virginia over the last weekend. The trip was organized by Eric and Helen Thompson. Those going: Harmony United Methodist, Johnston First Baptist, Providence Baptist, Little Stevens Creek Baptist. The travelers all joined together at the ski resort for the photo.
Come As You Are – All Welcome – By Tiffani Ireland – “Home grown and old fashioned.” That is how Sandy Quarles, co-owner with her husband, Wesley, of Sandy Oaks Farm, home of the annual Sandy Oaks Rodeo, describes the church services that occur every Thursday night at the farm. Known as cowboy church, theses […]