Who We Are

We are a community of believers who profess Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior.  We meet regularly on Sunday mornings at 10 am for Sunday School and Worship at 11 am.  Our address is 106 Fawn Rd. Clinton, SC 29325.

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He Loves Us So Much – Herb Codington

2020-3-29 Main Sermon
First Drive-In Church Service
Revelation 1:5-8, Malachi 1:2, Hosea 1:2-3
The incredible depth and breadth of God’s love
First Commandment – Love God with your whole being
He gives us the wisdom and empowers us to carry it out
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The Lord’s prayer – Herb Codington

2020-3-22 main sermon – Herb Codington
pastor of Bethany, Lydia and Todd Presbyterian Churches

John 17:1-26 – longest recorded prayer in the Bible
Jesus prayed for Himself, His immediate disciples and all those who will believe in Him
Believers’ aim in life – to know God
Eternal Life – knowledge of God
Fruits of Knowing the Lord: Desire to know Him more, motivation for the things of the Lord and a contentment and joy in life
Group witness: greater impact and greater revelation/understanding of God’s character
other Scripture references – John 9:23, Hosea 4:6 and 6:6, Daniel 11:32
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Why Do International Missions? – Herb Codington

2020-3-8 Main Sermon – Herb Codington
Fundamental Reasons for Missions:
Missions grow out of the very nature of God Himself
We want to follow the model Jesus laid out of ministry to the least, the last, the lost
We do missions so that all people will become believers in God and experience the fuel joy of worshiping in the presence of the Almighty
The love of God
We are under orders – the Great Commission
A sense of gratitude
The need is still there
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The Church: Its Life and Ministry in Times of Transition – Herb Codington

2020-3-1 main sermon
Ephesians 4:1-6
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The Little Flock Embraces the Kingdom – Herb Codington

2020-2-23 Main Sermon
Luke 12:32-33, Zephaniah 3:16-17, I Chronicles 12:32
Smaller churches –
1. Will we survive?
This concern can be an asset if we approach it in the right way
Causes us to lean hard on God
Causes us to cultivate a sense of urgency
Causes us to learn to minister from a posture of weakness
Makes us dependent on the one who is the source of all things
Will we fail?
God can take our failures and do something good with them. We need to be willing to step out and risk failure.
God offers us grace. It’s all about letting Him love you.
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The Encouragement Factor – Herb Codington

2020-2-16 Main Sermon
Encouragement takes time, takes presence and requires a heart-to-heart connection
Primary purpose of encouragement – empowering and invigorating, enabling a person to stay the course.
Holy Spirit – the Divine Encourager
Encourage daily – in the process you and your life will be transformed as well.
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The Missional Community – Herb Codington

2020-2-9 main sermon
Cultivating a healthy community in mission
Compelling and challenging vision
Engaging together with outward motivation
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Thy Kingdom Come – Herb Codington

2020-2-2 Main Sermon
As we pray, we want to pray believing.
Our citizenship is first to the Kingdom.
The Kingdom and its reality should be promoted and expressed through us to the world.
May the Kingdom be ultimately realized in the second coming of Jesus.
Seek God, not happiness.
If you seek God, you will find happiness.
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The Church’s Reason To Be: Diakonia – Herb Codington

2020-1-26 Main Sermon
Matthew 20:25-28
Jesus is Lord and model of service (to the least)
Good Server is available, attentive, anticipatory, adaptive and appreciative.
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Are we ready to fish? – Herb Codington

2020-1-19 Main Sermon

Are we willing to SERVE IN WEAKNESS?
What has God already placed IN OUR HANDS?
Are we willing to WHERE Jesus says to go?
Are we willing to serve WITH OTHERS?
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