The chief responsibility of the Deaconesses is to serve the people within the church fellowship. They cooperate with the Pastor and Deacons in promoting the spiritual welfare of the church. Their responsibilities include assisting in serving communion and visiting the sick and shut-in members.
To prayerfully use God's gifts and talents to adorn his house of ownership, so that what your eyes see, will bring joy to your soul and a calmness to worship.
"So faith comes from hearing the Good News, and people hear the Good News when someone tells them about Christ." Romans 10:17 The purpose of the Audio/Video Ministry is to support other areas of ministry in making disciples of Jesus Christ. The Audio/Video Ministry is a service ministry to the Pastor, congregation, and sick and shut-ins. The ministry supports primarily Worship, but also other areas of ministry on an as needed basis. The ministry endeavors to provide the best possible technical support to other ministry areas through attentiveness, technological knowledge, and awareness of other ministry goals. The ministry also has the responsibility of managing ...
The Hospitality Ministry serves as the internal care unit of the church. It constantly strives to meet the needs of the entire church family as they arise. The ministry extends a welcoming hand to guest and new members to help them feel at ease and become familiar with existing church programs. There should be someone on duty in the lobby of the church on every Sunday, etc.
Rev. Clinton “TC” Edwards, Jr., 10th Pastoral Anniversary
On March 15, 2015 at 2 PM, we celebrated Pastor Edwards Tenth Pastoral Anniversary. It marked ten years of dedicated service to the Friendship Baptist Church Family. Because of this commemorative milestone, a banquet in his honor was held at the St. John's United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 14, 2015.
The Friendship Baptist Church 97th Usher's Anniversary was held on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2pm. Rev. Henry Curry, from the Old Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church Montmorenci, SC was the guest speaker along with his church family. Mission: To be doorkeepers in the house of God, and guard the same at all times during Friendship Baptist Church's services. “For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness” (Psalms 84:10). Vision: To develop a ministry that provides ushers and usher services ...
Children’s Church Ministry
The Children's Church Retreat September 5-6, 2014 at Camp Kinard, Batesburg, SC was a spiritual experience for all who attended. HELP IS NEEDED ON 1ST SUNDAYS DURING CHILDREN'S CHURCH. IF INTERESTED, PLEASE LET THE CHURCH SECRETARY KNOW BY CALLING 648-9290. THANK YOU. Mission: To bring children to Christ and train them to walk and minister in the power of the Holy Spirit. FOCUS: To expose our children to the total worship experience which will prepare them for participating in the worship service in the church sanctuary. The children participate in singing, prayer, scripture, and lessons. Activities are incorporated to stimulate each child’s participation. The children attend Children’s ...