Oakland provides required school uniforms to 200+ students

Oakland provides required school uniforms to 200+ students

A few years ago, some members at Oakland Baptist Church in Rock Hill realized that some parents couldn’t afford to buy the required school uniforms for their children. The project has evolved from being run from the loft of a member’s home to the Fellowship Hall at the church where this year more than 200 students were provided the clothing they needed.

Winston King found his calling in the operating room

Winston King found his calling in the operating room

Winston King, a member at St. Andrews Baptist Church in Columbia, found his vocational and spiritual calling 42 years ago while working night shift as an orderly. And today, as a nurse anesthetist, an eager young mind in an aging body still watches surgeries while helping vulnerable patients sleep and remain safe.

FBC Anderson’s Baraca radio ministry  started in April 1934

FBC Anderson’s Baraca radio ministry started in April 1934

Since 1934, FBC Anderson has offered a Sunday morning hour-long radio Bible study class. The broadcast includes prayer, Bible reading, and a variety of music led by the Baraca Chorus, along with the lesson from the Bible. Lawrence Webb, the teacher of the class for 29 years, tells the story, in his own words.

Foster children ministry big part of FBC Belton

Foster children ministry big part of FBC Belton

It started with a mission trip to visit an orphanage in Belize. Now foster care is the passion for members at First Baptist Church in Belton as they use this platform to serve the least of these, led by children’s minister Jennifer Wilson.

FBC Pendleton has its own woodchucks

FBC Pendleton has its own woodchucks

Members of FBC Pendleton know the answer to the old riddle of “How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Almost 100 truckloads last year to heat the homes of six households.