Churches

Purity Baptist

Chester County Ministerial Association

African Methodist Episcopal

  • Brooklyn AME Zion, 211 Ashford St., P.O. Box 886, Chester; 377-8443.
  • Brown’s Chapel AME Zion, the Rev. Otho L. Smith presiding elder for Chester and York district, 728 Charity Road, P.O. Box 976, Chester; 581-8751.
  • Camp Welfare AME Zion, Camp Welfare Road, Great Falls; 482-3501.
  • Cedar Grove AME Zion, Smith Road 82, Chester.
  • Chestnut Grove AME Zion, 1664 Stringfellow Road, Chester; 377-7617.
  • Greater Foundation AME Zion, 1852 Neely Store Road, Catawba; 329-4343.
  • Metropolitan AME Zion, the Rev. Margaret Powell, 182 York St., Chester; 385-2809.
  • Mount Ararat AME Zion, the Rev. Sharon Jenkins, 4626 Mount Ararat; 789-5968.
  • Mount Hebron AME Zion, 256 Columbia St., Chester; 581-0582.
  • Mount Moriah AME Zion, 193 North Main St., P.O. Box 188, Richburg; 789-5163.
  • Mount Nebo AME Zion, 5454 Richburg Road, Richburg; 789-5478.
  • Mount Vernon AME Zion, 1487 Mount Vernon Road, Richburg; 789-5841.
  • Mount Zion No. 1 AME Zion, 1626 Landsford Canal Road, Richburg.
  • Paradise AME Zion, the Rev. Hattie Gordon Davis, 106 Dearborn St., Great Falls.
  • Pleasant Grove AME Zion, the Rev. Randy Billie, 1018 Gibson End Road, P.O. Box 134, Great Falls; 482-3544.
  • Pleasant View AME Zion, the Rev. Claudette K. Felder, 1736 Old Columbia Road, Chester; 385-2124.
  • Red Oak AME Zion, the Rev. Ralph Cunningham, 4415 Edgeland Road, Edgemoor; 789-5024.
  • Rehoboth AME Zion, the Rev. Carl A. Glenn, 2640 Lancaster Highway, Richburg; 789-5631.
  • Rossville AME Zion, the Rev. John S. Gary, 3599 Mountain. Gap Road, Great Falls; 482-2291.

Assembly of God

  • Evangel Temple Assembly of God, the Rev. Mike Sollers, P.O. Box 44, 22 Nickey Road, Great Falls; 482-4751.
  • Faith and Love Christian Center, 540 Great Falls Highway., P.O. Box 913, Chester; 377-8302.

Baptist

    • Antioch Baptist, 2452 Boyd Road, Chester; 377-3348.
    • Armenia Baptist, 2679 Ashford Road, Chester; 581-8329.
    • Beaver Creek Baptist, 1213 Halsellville Road, Chester.
    • Bethel Baptist Church, Pastor McKinley Woods, 973 Rhinehart Road, Chester; 377-8398.
    • Bethlehem Baptist, 2995 West Chester School Road, P.O. Box 1235, Chester; 377-8378.
    • Big Calvary Baptist Church, the Rev. Rodney W. Adams, 4134-A Edgeland Road, Edgemoor; 789-3087.
    • Black Rock Baptist Church, the Rev. James M. Wilson Sr., 1006 Old Richburg Road, Chester; 385-5425.
    • Calvary Baptist, 130 Walnut St., P.O. Box 1206, Chester; 377-4368.
    • Calvary Baptist, 760 Calvary Church Road, Chester; 377-4368.
    • Cedar Grove Baptist, 2264 Cedar Grove Church Road, Chester; 385-3752.
    • Cedar Rock Baptist Church, 1289 Ashford Road, Chester; 581-2164.
    • Chester Baptist Association, the Rev. Warren Fowler, Executive Director, 173 North Main St., Richburg; 789-6177.
    • Christian Home Baptist, Pastor Robrick Pendelton, 669 Charity Road, Chester; 581-1607.
    • Cool Branch Baptist, the Rev. John Epps, 10726 S.C. Highway 215N, Blair; 581-4255.
    • Cross Road Baptist Church, the Rev. Willie Davis, 2142 Cross Road, Sharon.
    • Ebenezer Baptist, the Rev. Warren Baxter, 3806 Woods Ferry Road, Carlisle; 581-5415.
    • Emmanuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 233 West End Road, Chester; 581-6021.
    • Fairview Baptist, , 5630-A Woods Ferry Road, Chester; 581-4064.
    • Faith Baptist, the Rev. Mickey Barnes, 1903 J.A. Cochran Bypass, P.O. Box 612, Chester; 385-3333.
    • First Baptist of Blackstock, the Rev. Dennis Willoughby, 907 Durham Road, Blackstock; 581-5858.
    • First Baptist of Chester, the Rev. Clay Waldrip, 102 Church St., P.O. Box 518, Chester; 377-7187.
    • First Baptist of Great Falls, the Rev. Greg Batchelor, 606 Dearborn St., Great Falls; 482-2038.
    • First Baptist of Richburg, 165 N. Main St., P.O. Box 254, Richburg; 789-5000.
    • First Mount Zion Baptist Church, the Rev. Harold E. Harris, 810 Chester Ave., Great Falls; 482-2390.
    • Fort Lawn Baptist, 5742 Church St., P.O. Box 250, Fort Lawn; 872-4546.
    • Friendship Missionary Baptist, the Rev. Willie E. Page, 591 Columbia Road, P.O. Box 441, Chester; 385-5726.
    • Gethsemane Baptist, Dr. Charles Pratt, 807 Darby Road, P.O. Box 1511, Chester; 385-3094.
    • Great Joy Baptist, the Rev. Willie T. Massey, McConnells.
    • Greater Mount Zion Baptist, 2508 Camp Welfare Road, Great Falls; 482-3732.
    • Harmony Baptist, 5403 Harmony Church Road, Edgemoor; 328-8119; 1-866-706-8079.
    • Lake Wateree Baptist, the Rev. Ron Gregory, 5856 River Road at Dutchman Creek Bridge near Wateree State Park entrance.
    • Lando Baptist, 3737 Lando Road, P.O. Box 198, Lando; 789-5066.
    • Leeds Baptist, the Rev. Mike Black, 3231 Leeds Road, Carlisle; 581-0311.
    • Liberty Baptist, the Rev. Joey Shetley, 1542 Liberty Road, Chester; 385-6890.
    • Lincolnville Baptist, the Rev. James A. Owens Jr., 519 Lincolnville Road, Chester; 377-1319.
    • Loving Charity Baptist, 2737 Mountain Gap Road, P.O. Box 41, Richburg; 789-5928.
    • Lowrys First Baptist, the Rev. Mike Schaffer, 3981 Armenia Road, Chester; 581-8195.
    • Mitford Baptist, 467 Forest Lakes Circle, P.O. Box 494, Great Falls; 482-2275.
    • Mount Hopewell Baptist, the Rev. Timothy Cousar, 2435 Blaney Road, Chester; 789-5576.
    • Mount Moriah Baptist, the Rev. Derrick Belton, 789 Meadowbrook Road, Chester; 377-3495.
    • Mount Olive Baptist,176 Center St., Chester; 385-6075.
    • Mount Olive Baptist, 989 Mount Olive Church Road, Chester; 581-3537.
    • Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, the Rev. Earl P. Stringfellow, 5565 Lancaster Highway, Fort Lawn.
    • Mount Pleasant Baptist, the Rev. Benjamin T. Murdock, 245 North Main St., P.O. Box 47, Richburg; 789-5970.
    • Mount Prospect Baptist, 2988 Mount Prospect Road, Chester; 385-3621.
    • Mount Zion Baptist, the Rev. Grover Johnson, 6964 Wateree Road, Great Falls; 482-3249.
    • Mount Zion Baptist, 2824 Columbia Rd., P.O. Box 1626, Chester; 377-7336.
    • New Life Baptist, the Rev. Don Etters, 1251 Roof Lane, Blackstock; 377-3337.
    • New Zion Baptist,3788 Countryside Drive, Blackstock Road 32, Chester; 581-0625.
    • Old Wilson Baptist, the Rev. John E. Robinson, 1549 Pleasant Grove Road, Chester; 377-8533.
    • Orrs Baptist, the Rev. Curtis Marshall, 1266 Lancaster Highway, Chester; 377-4960.
    • Parkway Baptist, the Rev. Robert B. Ashley, 823 J.A. Cochran Bypass, P.O. Box 1227, Chester; 581-3875.
    • Pine Grove Baptist 96 Meeting St., Great Falls; 482-4478.
    • Pine Grove Baptist, the Rev. Jerome Boyd, 1339 Halselville Road, Chester; 581-1719.
    • Purity Baptist of Blair, 292 Amber Lane, S.C. Highway 215, Blair, P.O. Box 192, Chester; 635-6686.
    • Red Hill Baptist, 3590 Woods Ferry Road, Chester; 581-3413.
    • Red Hill Baptist, 35 Red Hill Church Road, Chester; 581-0853.
    • Rock Hill Baptist, 2396 River Road, Great Falls; 482-6627.
    • Sandy River Baptist, 1184 Lowrys Highway, Chester; 377-8093.
    • Second Baptist of Chester, the Rev. Steve Bishop, 729 Village Drive, Chester; 377-7149.
    • Second Baptist of Great Falls, the Rev. Jim Allen, 40 Center St., Great Falls; 482-4266.
    • Second Wilson Baptist, the Rev. W.M. Bryson Sr., 344 Ashford St., Chester; 377-4140.
    • St. Paul’s Halselville Baptist, the Rev. John Heath, 2344 West End Road, Chester; 377-1128.
    • St. Paul Missionary Baptist, the Rev. Bobby Featherstone, 2723 Cameron Road, P.O. Box 114, McConnells; 684-1412.
    • St. Phillips Baptist Church, 1867 Old Richburg Road, Chester; 789-3051.
    • Sweet Hope Baptist, the Rev. James Caldwell Jr., 3500 Sweet Hope Church Road, Route 1 P.O. Box 59, Carlisle; 581-1836.
    • Trinity Baptist, 122 Chester Ave., P.O. Box 297, Great Falls; 482-2940.
    • Union Baptist, the Rev. Robert Entzminger, 211 Ligon St., Chester; 377-3591.
    • Unity Missionary Baptist, 1071 Pinckney Road, Chester; 581-0434.
    • Upper Hope Station Baptist, 7970 Ashford Ferry Road, Chester; 581-7218.
    • Weeping Mary Baptist, the Rev. J.C. Edwards, S.C. Highway 321 at White Oak.
    • West Chester Baptist Church, the Rev. Jeff Williams, 1898 Pinckney Road, Chester; 377-1203.
    • Westside Baptist, the Rev. Nate Magloughlin, 523 Rose St., P.O. Box 1049, Chester; 385-3560.
    • Wilksburg Baptist, the Rev. Charles Terry, 3137 Pinckney Road, Chester; 581-2273.
    • Woodward Baptist, 1570 Ashford Road, Chester; 377-3596.
    • Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist, Pastor Donnie D. Dye, 3030 Pinckney Road, P.O. Box 1921, Chester; 581-8303.

    Catholic

    • St. Joseph’s Catholic, Sacramental Priest: the Rev. John O’Holohan; 110 West End, P.O. Box 869, Chester; 377-4695.
    • St. Michael Mission, Sacramental Priest: the Rev. John O’Holohan; 310 Chester Ave., Great Falls; 283-3362.

    Church of Christ

    • Chester Church of Christ, 135 Saluda St., Chester; 581-4085.

    Church of God

    • Church of God of Prophecy, the Rev. Buster Long, 5609 Golf Course Road, P.O. Box 183, Great Falls.
    • Faith Temple Church of God, 1894 Canal Road, Catawba; 789-5023.
    • Fountain of Life Church of God, the Rev. Terry Scruggs, 7156 Lowrys Highway, Chester; 385-3125.
    • Fort Lawn Church of God, the Rev. James Locklair, 2760 Catawba River Road, P.O. Box 15, Fort Lawn.
    • Great Falls Church of God, the Rev. James E. Freeman.
    • Lando Church of God, the Rev. Ed Harris, 3763 Eternal St., Lando.
    • New Vision Ministries Church of God of Prophecy, the Rev. Connie Richmond, 222 West Elliott St., Chester; 581-2406.
    • Saluda Street Church of God, the Rev. Gerald Funderburk, 544 Saluda St., P.O. Box 633, Chester; 385-2394.

    Covenant of Shidhe

    • Covenant of Shidhe, Darla Wynne (high priestess), Great Falls; 482-6450 (information only).

    Episcopal

    • St. Mark’s Episcopal, the Rev. Gordon Hamilton, 132 Center St., P.O. Box 41, Chester; 581-3273.
    • St. Peter’s Episcopal, the Rev. Susan Wight is priest, Hampton Street, Great Falls; 482-6755.

    Freewill Baptist

    • Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church, the Rev. Melvin Pressley, 119 Hamilton St., Chester; 377-8565.
    • First Freewill Baptist Church, the Rev. James M. Sanders, 790 Hawthorne Road, Chester; 377-8235.

    Foursquare      

    • Restoring Hope Foursquare Church, Pastor Rob Noland, 157 Pinckney St., Chester; 385-5922.     

    Independent

    • New Independent Methodist, the Rev. Michael Ruff, 371 Odssey Drive, P.O. Box 41, Great Falls; 482-4941.

    Jehovah’s Witness

    • Jehovah’s Witness, Presiding Overseer James Rouse, 717 Celsey Road, Chester; 377-1100.

    Methodist

    • Armenia United Methodist, the Rev. A. Judson King, 2840 Armenia Road, Chester; 581-3847.
    • Bethel United Methodist, the Rev. A. Judson King, 101 York St., P.O. Box 751, Chester; 385-3266.
    • Bethel United Methodist, the Rev. Horice White, 2588 Catawba River Rd., Catawba; 789-3458.
    • Bethesda United Methodist, 14246 S.C. Highway 200, Great Falls; 482-2367.
    • Bethlehem United Methodist Church, the Rev. Robert “Bob” Dunn, Cornwell Road, Chester.
    • El Bethel Methodist, 3462 Catawba River Road, Fort Lawn; 789-6378.
    • Capers Chapel United Methodist, the Rev. Irvin Plowden Jr., 1791 Lowrys Highway, Chester; 377-7689.
    • Ebenezer Methodist, 2338 Ross Road, Great Falls; 482-2100.
    • Fort Lawn United Methodist, P.O. Box 310, 5733 Church St., Fort Lawn; 872-4451.
    • Heath Chapel United Methodist, the Rev. John Paul Sellars, Richburg Road, (mail) 107 Lybrand St., Great Falls.
    • Heath Memorial United Methodist,the Rev. Hope Avins, 3781 Lando Road, P.O. Box 134, Lando; 789-3775.
    • Mount Dearborn United Methodist, the Rev. Jason Everson, P.O. Box 246, Great Falls; 482-3232.
    • Mount Prospect United Methodist, the Rev. Doug Chambers, 2543 Mountain Gap Road, Richburg, P.O. Box 298, Fort Lawn; 789-3145.
    • New Hope United Methodist, the Rev. Irvin Plowden Jr., 2149 West Chester School Road, Chester; 377-1430.
    • New Independent Methodist, the Rev. Michael Ruff, 371 Odyssey Dr., Great Falls, 482-4941.
    • Pleasant Grove United Methodist, 2868 Gaston Farm Road, P.O. Box 134, Richburg; 789-3034.
    • Richburg United Methodist, P.O. Box 99, 124 East Lancaster Road, Richburg; 789-3034.
    • Wesley Memorial United Methodist, the Rev. Hope R. Avins, 1217 J.A. Cochran Bypass, Chester; 377-8400.

    Nazarene

    • Chester First Church of the Nazarene, the Rev. John R. Porter, 182 Pinckney St., Chester; 385-5771.
    • Great Falls First Church of the Nazarene, 12 Underwood Ave., Great Falls; 482-3543.

    Non-Denominational

    • Christian Faith Outreach Ministries, Pastor Cleatis Jones, 61 West End St., Chester.  
    • Greater Works Ministry, 2438 Old York Road, Lowrys; 385-2379.
    • Harvest Time Assembly, Pastors William David and Loretta Black, 110 Helen St., Chester.
    • Hope Temple Ministries, the Rev. Anthony W. Commodore Sr., 264 Brice St., Chester.
    • In Action Ministries, the Rev. Harry Whiting, 787 Old Mill Road, Richburg; 789-3196.
    • Living Waters Outreach Church, the Rev. Eddie Mobley, 140 Hudson St., Chester, 581-3853.  Observes Feast Holidays / Sabboth Observers / Saturday services.
    • New Life Faith Ministries, 238 Gadsden St., Chester.
    • Outpouring Christian Ministries Church, 144 Center St., Chester; 385-6165.
    • Tabernacle Ministries, the Rev. Kenny Compton, 4500 Great Falls Highway, Great Falls; 482-7044.
    • The Eternal Rock Church, 2183 Dawson Drive, P.O. Box 98, Chester; 377-3508.
    • The Holy Place, Pastors Tommy and Mary Alice Sanders, 619 Saluda St., Chester; 581-1793.
    • Together As One Ministries, the Rev. Ronnie Greene, 534 Bratton St., Chester.
    • Touching Lives Ministry, the Rev. Joe Carter, the Rev. Junior Smith, and the Rev. Thurston Hill, S.C. Highway 200, Great Falls.
    • Trinity Christian Fellowship, Annie McFadden, 501 Saluda Road, Chester; 377-1609.
    • True Gospel Church of God and Christ, the Pastor Lenard Price, 552 Ashford Road, P.O. Box 334, Chester; 581-1586.
    • True Love and Faith Missionary Baptist, the Rev. Robert Ecford, 224 Columbia St., Chester; 385-6367.
    • Voice of Salvation Outreach Ministry, 601 Chester Ave., Great Falls.
    • Word And Spirit Christian Fellowship, Pastors David and Rae Levister, 121 Mobley St., Chester; 581-0679.

    Pentecostal Holiness

    • Great Falls Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4 Underwood Ave., Great Falls; 482-2092.
    • Living Waters Pentecostal Church, Carl and Pam Williams, 528 Brice St., Chester.

    Presbyterian

    • Blackstock Presbyterian, the Rev. Dave Riddle, P.O. Box 853, Chester.
    • Cornwell Presbyterian, the Rev. Oscar W. Burdette, 2298 Columbia Highway., Blackstock.
    • Cedar Shoals Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Wayne Pruitt, Lay Minister Highway 99, 4853 Richburg Road, Richburg.
    • Carmel Presbyterian USA, 134 Walnut St., Chester; 385-5471.
    • Fishing Creek Presbyterian USA, the Rev. James Platt, 3087 Fishing Creek Church Road, Chester; 789-3067.
    • Great Falls Presbyterian USA, the Rev. Mike Sorrell, 500 Dearborn Street, Great Falls; 482-3172.
    • Love Presbyterian, 217 Columbia St., Chester; 581-0162.
    • Mount Pleasant Presbyterian, 4619 Mount Pleasant Church Road, Chester; 581-0605.
    • Mount Tabor Presbyterian, Vacant, 1263 Mount Tabor Road, P.O. Box 53, Blackstock.
    • Catholic Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Wayne Pruitt, 2330 Old Catholic Road, Blackstock, 29014; (mail) 385-6535.
    • Pleasant Grove Presbyterian, the Rev. Matt Horne, 1660 Pleasant Grove Road, Chester; 385-6279.
    • Purity Presbyterian, 135 Wylie St., P.O. Box 278, Chester; 377-8175.
    • St. Paul’s Presbyterian, 710 Meadowbrook Road, Chester; 581-6011.  
    • Uriel Presbyterian, 1578 Stringfellow Road, Chester; 385-6222.

    Presbyterian (PCA)

    • Trinity Presbyterian, the Rev. Rick Wheeler, 651 Great Falls Highway, Chester; 385-5724.
    • Zion Presbyterian, 2219 The Avenue, Lowrys; 581-6071.

    Reformed Presbyterian

    • Chester Associate Reformed Presbyterian, the Rev. Clint H. Davis, 159 Main St., P.O. Box 174, Chester; 385-2228.
    • Edgemoor Associate Reformed Presbyterian, the Rev. J. Allen Derrick, 2135 Starnes Road, Edgemoor.
    • Hopewell Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, William H.”Buzzy” Elder, 1341 Hopewell Church Road, Blackstock; 581-3818.
    • Union Associate Reformed Presbyterian, the Rev. J. Allen Derrick, S.C. 9 East, Richburg.

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