Ken Reid, Senior Pastor

Ray Conway,
Minister of Music and Worship

Lauren Beddingfield,
Minister to Children

Brandon Howard,
Minister to Youth

College Street Baptist Church, Walhalla, SC

Our Vision Statement: We are a loving and compassionate family of God who prayerfully commit to go and bring people to Jesus Christ, teach people to be like Christ, show God's love by helping people, and enjoy God in worship.

Please join us each Sunday for Bible Study at 9:15 AM, Morning Worship at
10:15 AM, our Sunday Evening CrossWalk at 5:00 PM, and our
Wednesday Evening Service at 6:15 PM.

January, 2015 Newsletter  ||  February, 2015 Calendar  ||  Newsletter Archive
New: Online Giving  ||  More Information on Online Giving

February Valentine Banquet

Our 2015 Valentine Banquet will be on Saturday, February 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the CSBC Dining Room. There are sign-up sheets for the banquet in your bulletin this coming Sunday. The menu for the evening is: tossed salad, grilled pork tenderloin, baked potato, broccoli casserole, yeast roll and chocolate triffle for dessert. Remember to sign up this Sunday if you are able to attend. Please sign up by February 9th.

Breakfast at Noon! Golden Fellowship February 5th Meeting
Guest Speakers: Rev. and Mrs. Kenny Owen

Golden Fellowship's February meeting will be on February 5th at 12:00 noon. Our program will feature Rev. Kenny Owen and wife Lynn Owen from Westminster First Baptist. Kenny and Lynn have just returned from a 4 month mission trip to Tanzania, Africa and will tell of their many adventures there in service to the Lord. Those attending are reminded to bring a dish that goes with breakfast casserole. Call Ginny Baltzer or the church office if you need more information.

Passion Play Choir Rehearsals Continue

Our Passion Play rehearsals continue each Wednesday evening at 7:15 PM. Our extra Sunday night rehearsals are listed below. We really need all of our members to make every effort to be at each rehearsal. Let’s continue to do our best to make the 2015 Passion Play the very best it can be.

Here are some important dates for the play:
Wednesday evening rehearsals: Each Wednesday evening at 7:15 PM
Sunday Night Extra Rehearsals: February 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15 at 6:45 PM
Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, March 18, 7 PM.
Passion Play Presentation Dates: Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, 7 PM
and Sunday, March 22 at 10:00 AM and 6:30 PM

(Click the picture for a larger view of our 2013 singers, cast, and crew.)

Over 90 singers are expected to participate in our Passion Play presentation scheduled for
Friday - Sunday, March 20 - 22, 2015. The picture above is from the 2013 presentation.

Adult Crosswalk Class - Each Sunday Evening
at 5:00 p.m. in the CSBC Sanctuary
Please join us each Sunday Evening at 5:00 p.m. for the new
How Can I Know
video sessions. These 7 video sessions are from the Bible study by Dr. Robert Jeffress. What are the seven most important questions in life? Perhaps even more important, what are the answers? Utilizing the best research, How Can I Know presents these questions and answers in a logical, concise way that anyone can understand and share with others.

“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have” – 1 Peter 3:15

M*A*R*K Club: Music and Recreation for Kids
continues in January!

College Street Welcomes Our New Minister
of Youth, Brandon Howard

Brandon's first official day of service to the youth of College Street
was on Monday, January 19, 2015.

Brandon participated in his first staff meeting Monday morning, January 19, 2015. (L-R) Lauren Beddingfield, Minister to Children; Ran Conway, Minister of Music and Worship; Rev. Ken Reid, Senior Pastor; Ruth C. Smith, Ministry Assistant; Linda Waters, Outreach Ministry Assistant; and Brandon Howard, Minister to Youth.

Special Recognition Service and Fellowship for
Betty Barker and Gail Medlin

Betty and Gail were recognized in the morning worship service and at an evening reception in the Family Life Center on Sunday, January 18, 2015. Both were honored for their many years of faithful, dedicated, and loving service to our Lord, the congregation, and to the Walhalla community.

To Betty Barker for 50 years of dedicated and loving service to the Music Ministry of College Street Baptist Church, in the position of Church Organist and Pianist.

To Gail Medlin, Food Bank Director of College Street Baptist Church. Thank you for 20 years of faithful service to the families of Walhalla and the surrounding areas. Because of you many hungry families have been fed both physical and spiritual Food of Life.

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New for 2015: An Online Giving option is now available:

Online giving is not replacing any of the traditional ways we already give, but is an additional option to those who prefer to make their donations by computer, cell phone, or other mobile device... Click here for instructions and more information.

The Direct Link for Online Giving:

Christmas at College Street - 2014 Photo Albums

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The Staff of College Street

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The History of College Street Baptist Church

Sunday Schedule:

   9:00 AM Sunday School Fellowship in Classroom
   9:15 AM Sunday School Bible Study for all ages
   10:15 AM Morning Worship / ETC & Children's Church
   3:30 PM Adult Hand Bells Rehearsal
   4:30 PM Student Choir / Ensemble Rehearsal
   5:00 PM New! M*A*R*K (Music and Recreation for
                    Bible Study/Crosswalk/Special Programs

Wednesday Schedule

   5:00 - 6:15 PM Family Night Meal
   6:00 PM Youth Bible Study / Crosswalk/ Children's
   6:15 PM Adult Bible Study  in Sanctuary
   7:15 PM Adult Choir Rehearsal
   8:30 PM Praise Team/Worship Team Rehearsal



College Street Baptist Church
407 South College Street
P.O. Box 340
Walhalla, SC 29691
Office (864) 638-2986
Fax (864) 638-2980


This page was last updated on Monday, January 26, 2015