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SCBaptists Enhance Education through Community Engagement

South Carolina Baptists have been steadily increasing their involvement in local schools. From April 2023 to April 2024, Heart4Schools and SCBaptists have experienced significant growth in both school partnerships and church participation. In April 2023, SCBaptists were partnered with 503 schools, a number that rose to 590 by April 2024. This increase of 87 schools represents a 17.3% growth over just one year, showing

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Strengthening Partnerships through Mission Manhattan

Over one weekend, SCBaptists served alongside four different church plants in New York City in partnership with the New York Metro Baptist Association. Known as Misson Manhattan, the weekend-long project provided an opportunity for outreach and building relationships to advance the Gospel. In the heart of Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen, One Community Church (OCC) hosted an event

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Answering the Call to Adoption

Kim and Matt had two older children on the brink of adulthood when they felt the Lord calling them to adoption. They had always talked about wanting to adopt but had never actually pursued it.  Born into a tumultuous environment, Chandler entered the world amidst adversity, experiencing withdrawal after being exposed to drugs in the womb.  Trusting

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Fellowship and Renewal at San Diego Retreat for Pastor’s Wives

SCBaptist’s Women’s Ministry, in partnership with the North American Mission Board, recently held a retreat in San Diego, aiming to offer minister’s wives a space for fellowship, spiritual growth, and renewal. The retreat aimed to serve those who tirelessly serve others in their church communities in San Diego, gathering women from both South Carolina and

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A Focus on Every Life at Women’s Leadership Conference

The South Carolina Baptist Convention recently hosted a Women’s Leadership Conference aimed at strengthening and encouraging women in ministry.  Melanie Ratcliffe, Relational Evangelism Director at SCBaptist, explained that the conference was for women involved in ministry in any capacity, including women’s ministry leaders, pastors’ wives, and other church staff positions.   “This conference is one of

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