Philippi Baptist Church to Celebrate 200 Years

Philippi Baptist Church to Celebrate 200 Years

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 […]

Ski Trip Taken by Four Area Churches

Ski Trip Taken by Four Area Churches

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.

Cowboy Church at Sandy Oaks Farm

Cowboy Church at Sandy Oaks Farm

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 […]

Pies for Parsonage

Pies for Parsonage

Edgefield United Methodist Church is working toward fundraising for the new parsonage now underway on Buncombe Street. On Tuesday of this week these three  ladies of the church – Mary Elizabeth Ouzts (left), Patsy Gilliam, and Lois Keesley (right), AKA “Rowdy Rebellettes” – were making chicken pot pies, already sold, to the public.  Church member […]

Pastor’s Anniversary

Pastor’s Anniversary

Rev. Sammy  and Cynthia Williams celebrated his Tenth Anniversary as Pastor at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Eureka, S.C. Rev. G.L. Brightharp was the guest speaker for the occasion,  the subject “What Is Your Godly Calling.”

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

The Episcopal Church of the Ridge held its 13th annual Blessing of the Animals at Our Savior Church in Trenton on Sunday, December 13, 2013. Father Tom DiMarco blessed dogs, cats, and a even honey bee. Photos by Robert Norris Click on a thumbnail image below to view full size then scroll through the gallery. […]