• Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church: 100 years of faithful service

    When Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church recently celebrated its 100th-year anniversary, Pageland Mayor Jason Evans observed the milestone meant 5,200 Sunday morning services, 5,200 Wednesday night services, 5,200 Thursday night services.
    “That’s 15,600 opportunities for service to this community,” Evans said.
    For 100 years that service has been based on faith and family.
    The church, established in 1918, is continually evolving and attracting new members.

  • Church to hold Cross cultural revival this weekend


    For the Progressive Journal

    Macedonia Baptist Church of Jefferson will host a Cross Cultural Community Revival this weekend.

    The scheduled times are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 6 p.m.

    Participating churches include Angelus Chapel A.M.E. Zion, Fork Creek Methodist, Hopewell Missionary Baptist, Jefferson Church of God, Jefferson First Baptist, Jefferson United Methodist, Macedonia Baptist and Sandy Run Missionary Baptist.

  • Toss the map and listen to God


  • First Baptist of Pageland offers new program for children

    First Baptist Church of Pageland is rolling out an entirely new program for children.
    FaithWeaver Friends is a family-friendly weekly program for kids age three through fifth grade. Every Wednesday starting September 7 they will provide dinner from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and FaithWeaver Friends will then be held until 7:30 p.m.
    At FaithWeaver Friends they will sing songs, play games, create special projects and explore Bible stories in fun, interesting ways. It’s fun and if you are a kid, you are invited.

  • New church established in Pageland

    From release
    More than 28 members officially signed covenants of membership to form a new Pageland church called New Life Baptist Fellowship on Aug. 7.
    “We’re a church now,” Pastor Jonathan Cox of Pageland said.
    Before the signing, Cox took the congregation through the Covenant of  Membership and the Articles of Faith for the new church.

  • Reformed Presbyterian Church launched in Pageland

    An Atlanta-area minister and several local residents are starting a new church.

    The Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America will hold its first service this Sunday (Nov. 7) at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Guest Lodge, 910 W. McGregor St.