Announcements 9-20-17


​ROYAL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – Do you recognize the signs of suicide, bullying or teen dating violence? When is depression more than just a passing phase? Would you know how to help a friend or loved one? The Royal Missionary Baptist Youth Church Ministry will host a free workshop for parents and youth ages 7-17 on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9:00am- 2:00pm. During a panel discussion and topical break-out sessions, a collaboration of local professionals will be sharing their knowledge and experiences on preventing teen suicide, bullying, peer pressure, teen dating violence and how to build relationships.

Dan Jenkins Clinical Counselor of MUSC, lead panelist for preventing bullying and peer pressure, Cynthia Williams LPC, NCC, lead panelist for preventing suicide, and Sydney Binney, Community Domestic Violence Liaison from My Sister’s House lead panelist for teen dating violence and building relationships. There is limited space available. You may register or visit on line at . Registration closes on October 13, 2017. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. The workshop will be held at Royal Missionary Baptist Church Educational Building, 4761 Luella Avenue North Charleston SC- Pastor Isaac J. Holt Jr. DD Senior Pastor.  For more information contact Norva Myles, Youth Church Director at [email protected] or 843-743-9622.


THE LOWCOUNTRY EDUCATION LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE ​(LOC) ​ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF OUR SATURDAY SCHOOL BEGINNING IN SEPTEMBER 2017! ​We are looking for Black Educators, Community Activist, Entrepreneurs and all concerned to volunteer​!​ The Saturday School curriculum for the students will run for 20 weeks with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Self-Awareness, Art and Culture. We will also be offering a Parent(s) Academy for the parents (six week program)! Thank you in advance to those who want to affect a change in our community! For more information call Sis. ​Veronica D. at 843-8​70-0645 ​or Bro. ​Earl at 843-708-2585​. You may also visit us online at or email [email protected]!


CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH 152ND ANNIVERSARY CONCERT – THE CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY CONCERT CHOIR LEAD BY DR. ISAIAH MCGEE, DIRECTOR WILL BE IN CONCERT CELEBRATING THE 152ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH at 4p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the church(620 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403). Enjoy an evening of Classical, Popular, and Gospel Music! This concert is FREE and open to the public. The Claflin University tradition of musical excellence achieved world recognition when the school’s concert choir performed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. “With your early support of this world class performance, we will further the cultural vibrancy of our city and enrich the lives of these young ambassadors of a South Carolina HBCU, Claflin University” – Mayor John Tecklenburg. John and Sandy Tecklenburg, Concert Honorary Chairs


JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 94TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY – “Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love. “ 1 John 1:3

The Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church family cordially invite you to join us in celebrating our 94th church anniversary September 20th– 24th, 2017.

Wednesday & Thursday, September 20-21, 2017 – 7:00pm

Speaker: Rev. Charles K. Cuthbert

Pastor Emeritus, Bethlehem Baptist Church (North Charleston)

Friday, September 22, 2017 – 7:00pm

Speaker:  Rev. Dr. William A. Salley,

Pastor, Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church

Sunday, September 24, 2017 – 11:30am

During morning service

Speaker: Rev. Herbert Beard

Executive Pastor, Royal Missionary Baptist Church

We will celebrate this milestone with words of wisdom and comfort through the preached word, by lifting our voices in praise and thanksgiving to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and by giving as the Lord has blessed us.  Thank God for being on our side!  We pray that your pastor and church family will come and celebrate with us each night or will come to one of the appointed services.  God bless you!


Sis. Tamara Murray Wright, Publicity Chairperson; Sis. Miriam Wright, Publicity Co-Chairperson; Deacon Joseph E. Dean, Anniversary Chairperson; Deacon William Carter, Anniversary Co-Chairperson; Rev. Dr. William A. Salley, Pastor


WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN CHARLESTON COUNTY IS SEEKING A MUSICIAN. Please contact Devonne Hammond at 843-870-0414 and/or you may forward your resume via email to [email protected]


WANTED:  A DOWNTOWN CHURCH NEEDS A PART -TIME CHURCH ORGANIST FOR 2 SUNDAYS A MONTH. If interested, please call 843-571-4407 for more information.


ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH PASTORAL SEARCH – The St. Matthew Baptist Church Family is presently seeking applicants for the position of Pastor. The position will become vacant on December 1, 2017. We are requesting your assistance in reaching potential candidates. The applicant should possess strong leadership abilities, and most importantly, be committed to the Word of God.  The applicant must be a motivating minister and teacher. The applicant should provide leadership in all aspects of church growth, development and formulate innovative means for increasing membership. The applicant should have the ability to establish programs that will address the needs of all ages, gender and socioeconomic backgrounds.

St. Matthew Baptist Church was founded in 1900 and has a very rich and impressive history. We are located at 2005 Reynolds Avenue, North Charleston, South Carolina 29405. The church has a strong missionary commitment to the community and is actively involved in numerous civic activities.

We are desirous of an ordained minister or one who is willing to be ordained in the Baptist Doctrine.  The successful applicant should have graduated from an accredited college or university and possess a Bachelor’s in Theology and three (3) years pastoral experience.  Applicants without a Bachelor’s in Theology should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in some area, a minimum of two (2) years in seminary training and three (3) years pastoral experience. The prospective applicant should possess administrative experience.

Please submit resumes with a postmark or e-mail stamp no later than MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017 to:




(843) 744-4181 (p)

Or via email to: [email protected]

(all electronic submissions should be in PDF and e-mail stamped by midnight October 30, 2017)


THE BURKE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1970 IS LOOKING FOR CLASSMATES. Meeting are held on the third Thursday of each month. For more information contact Susan Vandross at 843 834 4552.


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