Lakelands Baptist Association
The Voice of Southern Baptists in the Lakelands of South Carolina
Mailing address:
PO Box 1312
Greenwood, SC 29648
Physical address:
310 Panola Ave.
Greenwood, SC 29646
New Office Hours

The office hours have changed. Please note the new hours as follows:

Monday –Thursday

Phone: 864-227-6261

Fax: 864-227-3253


Rev.David W. Little, Associational Director of Missions

Mrs. Sherrie Booth, Administrative Assistant/Treasurer

Mrs. Brandy Jones, Financial Secretary 


History of the Lakelands Baptist Association


On September 30, 1870, 30 official messengers gathered in Damascus Baptist Church in the Phoenix Community of what was the Abbeville County, and organized the Abbeville Baptist Association. They adopted a constitution and stated the object of the Association in these words: “The object of this Association shall be the extension of Christ’s kingdom by the promotion of piety in the churches and by the diffusion of the knowledge of salvation.” One hundred and thirty-three years later, the Association has grown from 13 churches to 47. These 47 churches are in 3 counties: Abbeville, Greenwood, and McCormick.

Forward to today, on October 17, 2005 at the 135th Abbeville Baptist Association’s annual meeting it was voted to change the name of the association. The new name becoming the Lakelands Baptist Association. It is more descriptive of our location; Abbeville County has split into three counties (Abbeville, Greenwood, and McCormick) since the 1870’s. The messengers felt the name included the three counties known throughout the area as the Lakelands.



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May 28th: LBA Office Closed in observance of Memorial Day

May 29th: Summer BCM Begins at the Lander BCM Center at 5:30pm


June 10th - 14th: VBS at South Main from 6pm - 8:30pm

June 12th-13th: Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas Texas

June 17th-22nd: Associational Mission trip to West Virginia

June 21st: Deadline to register for Suicide Intervention Workshop at South Main

June 24th - 29th: VBS at Emerald Baptist

June 24th: Joint Revival (between McCormick FBC and New Hope MBC) at McCormick First Baptist at 6pm

June 25th: Joint Revival (between McCormick FBC and New Hope MBC) at New Hope MBC at 7pm

June 30th: Suicide Intervention Workshop at South Main Baptist from 9am - 3pm


July 4th: Association Office closed for Independence Day

July 10th: Senior Adult Team Meeting at 10am at LBA

July 12th: Prayer Intercessors Meeting at 10:30am at LBA

July 15th - 19th: VBS at Woodfields Baptist from 5pm - 7:30pm

July 30th: LBA Men's Rally at 7pm...location TBD






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