That building is not the church, the people are the church: First Baptist a total loss after fire in Cowpens


Cowpens First Baptist Church holds first service after …
It’s often said that a church isn’t a building, it’s a people. The members of Cowpens First Baptist Church proved this adage true Sunday when they gathered for worship, not even a full day after …


Spartanburg Co. church total loss after fire | News …
COWPENS, S.C. (FOX Carolina) – Devastation the day after Christmas, as the First Baptist Church in Cowpens caught fire Saturday afternoon rendering the church a total loss. Fire officials say a …


Fire crews respond to fire scene at First Baptist Church
COWPENS, S.C. (WSPA) – Fire Chief Tony Blanton said a church fire resulted in a total loss, but doesn’t appear to be suspicious after a widespread blaze engulfed the First Baptist Church of …


Fire crews respond to fire scene at First Baptist Church
COWPENS, S.C. (WSPA) – Fire Chief Tony Blanton said a church fire resulted in a total loss, but doesn’t appear to be suspicious after a widespread blaze engulfed the First Baptist Church of Cowpens Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Blanton said the call came in around 2:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon after…


Impacting lives: A Christmastime update from The Baptist Home
Christmas at The Baptist Home is a special time for residents and caregivers alike. Festive decorations enlighten each hall and resident room, while nativity scenes serve as a reminder of the true reason for the season. In years past, church members would fill their cars and trucks with food and supplies and bring them to The Home each Christmas.


Massive fire reported at Upstate church
First responders were called to a fire at First Baptist Church in Cowpens around 3 Saturday afternoon.The church is located on West Church Street. Fire officials said the church secretary …


Florida church is ‘complete loss’ after fire investigators …
A Florida church is a “complete loss,” according to officials there, after a fire on Tuesday afternoon that investigators suspect was due to lightning.


Easter Sunday called off at church destroyed in fire: NC …
Anderson said the church building “will be a total loss,” according to WNCT. The cause of the fire has not been determined and is being investigated by the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation …


Two fires this week at Baton Rouge church: 1st ruled arson …
The first fire occurred in a detached building of the church, a meeting room that was a total loss, department spokesman Mark Miles said. It was determined to be the result of arson, but Miles said…


RISE FROM THE ASHES: How leaders rebuilt First Baptist
After the fire was put out, and investigated, the source was identified: a battery backup CPU unit, or the battery itself. Robbie Barnes, treasurer and long-time member of First Baptist Church Magee, helped to assess the damage. The bulk occurred in the office suite, which housed the pastors and staff members.