The unveiling of a historical marker at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia on Sunday wasn’t just the commemoration of an historic building; it was an act of friendship between two different houses of worship that have called it home.
Columbia church now home to historical marker
The Rev. Wendell Estep reflects on retirement
Getting the Lord's call
It's more than black and white, Charles Jackson, Jr. and Wendell Estep have formed a wonderful friendship
Downtown has become an exciting place since Estep came to First Baptist Church
Bible and Brew draws a crowd at Lexington brew pub
Patriotic Celebration of Liberty spans 30 years at First Baptist Church
Pisgah Lutheran Church holds a weekly Bible study at Krafty Draft Brew Pub. Parishioners gather in the casual environment for food, fellowship and even a craft beer or glass of wine while Pastor Stephen Mims teaches a lesson from the Bible.
First Baptist Church of Columbia has produced The Carolina Celebration of Liberty for 30 years. It is the longest running event of its kind in South Carolina. More than 100,000 people have attended the event and it has been broadcast statewide on SCETV. From parades to indoor fireworks, the Celebration is a flag-waving patriotic extravaganza that recognizes and honors those who have fought to preserve our freedom as well as those who are presently serving our country.