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Bi-Vocational Pastors

SCBC has established a network for BIVO Pastors. Please contact Rev. Charles Jenkins, pastor of Memorial Baptist in Aiken, at 803-278-1288 or 1-706-339-5210 for more details!

Palmetto Counseling

We are pleased to announce the opening of Palmetto Counseling of Orangeburg, LLC.
Carin Connelley Kinard is now accepting clients for private counseling!

The office is located at 1275 Boulevard Street in Orangeburg, and office number is 803-664-1714. Insurance is not accepted (only cash, check, & credit card), but some plans offer partial or full reimbursements for mental health servies.
Areas of focus are:

*Marriage & Relationships
*Depression & Anxiety
*Grief & Loss
*Personal Growth & Spiritual Development
*Career & Life Transitions
*Anger & Behavioral DIsorders


"And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with your forever...the Spirit of Truth." ~ John 14: 16-17


Lisa Wallace MA, LPC-1, NCC, CCMHC


Lisa Wallace, formerly of New Hope Baptist Church, is now with First Baptist of Lexington Counseling Center. Lisa has 15 years of experience working with teenagers, women and families. She specializes in individual counseling, family counseling, and group counseling.
The standard fee is $40 per clinical hour (50 minutes) for treatment by a master's level Intern therapist. Lower rates are provided under certain criteria with a limited number of sessions.
Located at 415 Barr Rd, Lexington, SC 209072. To contact Lisa, please visit or 803-707-4945.

New Ministry for Pastors, Wives, and Staff



 We are starting a new ministry through the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Often pastor's wives just need someone to have a cup of coffee with and just share her heart knowing anything she shares will be held in confidence.

Melanie Ratcliffe is our part-time Women's Ministry Strategist for the Evangelism Group. Contact Melanie at (803) 530-4964 or email to 


Stepping Stones Counseling Services
"Turning Stumbling Blocks into Stepping Stones"

Our Mission: The goal of this practice is to provide encouragement and guidance emphasizing personal and spiritual growth. Clients will receive a biblical prospective for themselves and their families in a supportive counseling environment.

Katie Fogle, LPC offers family, marriage, educational, and individual counseling. Please visit for additional information.

4942 Neeses Hwy.
Neeses, SC 29107
(803) 603-4417
Shade Tree Ministries
Shade Tree Ministries (Mark and Sheila Bagwell, Founders) recognizes the need for time away from the hectic schedules of the ministry profession. Being a senior pastor for 25 years and being raised in a pastor's home has given Mark first hand experience in the joys and hardships of ministry. Mark & Sheila are passionate to help other ministers remain healthy and focused on their calling.
This ministry is FREE to all participants and ministry couples of all Christian denominations are encouraged to apply.
For application/questionnaire, visit
Three Rivers Behavioral Health
A comprehensive behavioral health facility providing treatment for psychiatric and chemical dependency related illnesses for adolescents, adults, and senior adults. We organize our treatment around helping remove barriers and develop interest in their future and career aspirations. Our therapeutic model is collaborative; working with families, patients and agencies to maximize therapeutic goals and individual achievement.
Three Rivers offers a complimentary assesment to help patients and families determine their next step. To schedule a no-charge assessment or to obtain more information, call the Assessment and Referral Center anytime, day or night. We're ready to help you anytime you need us:

2900 Sunset Blvd.
West Columbia, SC 29169
(866-796-9911) toll free
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