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November 7-8

Shandon Baptist Church
5250 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206

2017 Pastors’ Conference

Monday, November 6, 2017

Shandon Baptist Church
5250 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC  29206

 Begins at 9:00 a.m.

Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.  Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy Holy Spirit from me.  Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. – Psalm 51:10-12 (KJV)


  • President:  Dr. Bruce Price, Senior Pastor, Buffalo Baptist Church, Blacksburg, SC
  • President-Elect:  Bennie Durham, Senior Pastor, Marietta First Baptist Church, Marietta, SC
  • Treasurer:  Dr. Schuyler Peterson, Senior Pastor, Southside Baptist Church, Spartanburg


Session One:

  •   9:00 a.m. – Dr. Gary Hollingsworth, Executive Director-Treasurer, South Carolina Baptist Convention
  • 10:00 a.m. – Dr. Mike Hamlet, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, North Spartanburg
  • 11:15 a.m. – Greetings and Closing Prayer, Charleston Southern University

Session Two:

  •   1:00 p.m. – Dr. D. J. Horton, Senior Pastor, Anderson Mill Road Baptist Church, Moore
  •   2:00 p.m. – Rev. Clint Pressley, Senior Pastor, Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC
  •   3:00 p.m. – Dr. Herb Reavis, Senior Pastor, North Jacksonville Baptist Church, Jacksonville, FL
  •   4:20 p.m. – Election and Presentation of 2018 SC Pastors Conference Officers
  •   4:45 p.m. – Greetings and Closing Prayer – Dr. Gene Fant, Jr., President, North Greenville University

Session Three:

  •   5:00 – 6:45 p.m. – Discussion Panel (with pastors from the conference) sponsored by Charleston Southern University; dinner will be provided (5:10 – 6:20 p.m.)
  •   7:10 p.m. – Pastor of the Year Recognition – Anderson University
  •   7:30 p.m. – WORSHIP THROUGH MUSIC – Combined Choirs – Shandon Baptist Church and First Baptist Church North Spartanburg, led by Chris Ellenburg, Minister of Music, First Baptist Church, North Spartanburg
  •   8:10 p.m. – Dr. Mac Brunson, Jr., Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, FL