Church Calendar - June 14, 2017

Anniversary Services

St. Mary Baptist Church (474 Hwy. 125, Martin) will celebrate its 143rd anniversary on June 25 at 11 a.m. The messenger will be Rev. Anthony Gadson, pastor of St. Peter Baptist Church in Elko. For more info, call (803) 584-4254.

Faith Ministry Church in Denmark will celebrate its 13th anniversary on Sunday, June 25 at 10 a.m. during the worship service.

The E.I. Washington Inspirational Choir of the Macedonia Baptist Church (3572 Dexter Street, Blackville) will celebrate their 25th Choir Anniversary on June 25 at 2:30 p.m.

Ned Branch Missionary Baptist Church (187 Ned Branch Avenue, Barnwell) will celebrate its 90th Usher Anniversary on Sunday, June 25 at 2:30 p.m. The message will be given by Rev. Phillip Thomas, pastor of Second Baptist Church of Barnwell. Refreshments will be served.

First Lady Honored

Young Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church in Williston will honor its First Lady Doris Young on Sunday, June 25 at 3 p.m.

Women’s Events

Gateway Church (8678 Marlboro Avenue, Barnwell) invites ladies to the Women’s Salad, Scripture, and Soup luncheon every first Wednesday of the month from noon to 2 p.m. A fun and fellowship filled Women's Bible study.

Ebenezer Baptist Church (3670 Legion Road, Blackville) will host a Women’s Conference on June 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenters will be Evangelists Gwendolyn Neal and Lillian Young. Theme is ‘Women of Strength’.


Tabernacle Baptist Church (3076 Dexter Street, Blackville) will have revival services nightly at 7 p.m. June 19-21. Speakers will be: Rev. John Young of St. Thomas Grove and St. Paul Baptist churches of Barnwell on Monday, Rev. Legons of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Blackville on Tuesday, and Rev. Keitt of Brown Chapel Missionary Baptist of Barnwell on Wednesday.

Culbert Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Williston will have their annual revival on June 19-22 at 7 p.m. nightly.

Brown Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (Hwy. 70, Barnwell) will have its annual Summer Revival July 5-7 at 7 p.m. nightly. Revivalists for the three nights will be (Wednesday) Rev. Dr. Herman Wallace, pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church of Blackville; (Thursday) Rev. Harris T. Barker, pastor of New Home Baptist Church in Barnwell; and (Friday) Rev. Sanka Davis, pastor of Rome Baptist Church in Barnwell.

Vacation Bible Schools

Union United Methodist Church (245 Union Circle, Kline) will have Vacation Bible School June 12-16 from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Jordan Baptist Church in the Red Oak Community of Barnwell will have daily Vacation Bible School on June 12-16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For transportation, contact Deacon Herman Peeples at (803) 259-0072.

Grab your stargazing tools and head out to Barnwell First Baptist Church for VBS 2017 the week of June 12-16 from 6-8 p.m. Friday will be commencement and "Family Fun Night." Register online at or in the Activity Center on the first night of attendance. Parents should bring their child/children in on the first night of attendance. For questions or more info, contact Dana Bell at (803) 259-1128.

Sunshine Baptist Church in Blackville will have VBS June 19-21 from 6 to 8 p.m. nightly. Transportation can be provided. Contact (803) 671-2013.

Capernaum Missionary Baptist Church in Denmark will hold its Vacation Bible School June 19-23 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church (4830 Jones Bridge Road, Blackville) will have Vacation Bible School June 19-23 from 6 to 8 p.m. nightly with a game day on Saturday, June 24 at 3 p.m. The theme is “The Faith Run: On Course with God”.

Reedy Branch Baptist Church (411 Reedy Branch Road, Barnwell) will have Vacation Bible School June 25-27 from 6 to 8 p.m. each night. The theme will be “VBS: Beach Blast”. Children of all ages are welcome. They will have refreshments each night.

Hagood Avenue Baptist Church in Barnwell will have VBS June 25-28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The theme is Sonquest Rainforest and it is for children age two through sixth grade. Snacks will be served. Register at the church beforehand or the night of.

Word of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church (85 North Street, Bamberg) will have VBS July 10-14 from 7 to 9 p.m. ending with a Fun Day on July 15. The theme is “Maker Fun Factory”. All ages welcome! More details will be available on their website soon:

Life Tabernacle Church (361 Jackson Street, Barnwell) will have VBS July 14 and 15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and conclude on July 16 at 1 p.m. The theme is “Camp Out: Getting S'More of Jesus!” and it is for children ages 2-10. Snacks will be provided. No registration is required.

True Faith Baptist Church (8446 Rivers Bridge Road, Olar) is having VBS July 16 to 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. nightly for preschool age children to teens. There will be music, games, crafts and more. The theme is “Deep Sea Discovery: God is With Me Wherever I Go”. Call or register online at