St. Matthew was established during a renaissance of rebirth. The pioneers were eager to blaze the religious and educational trails, for life had taken a new meaning. The year 1890 is believed to be the year of birth for St. Matthew Chapel Baptist Church. This is according to records and interviews with prominent persons of the community.
MEET THE PASTOR
Pastor Franklin Washington
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:5
The Reverend Franklin Washington is a native of Charleston, SC. He is the son of Peter and Barbara Washington. He is currently employed by the Marlboro County School District as a District Behavior Interventionist.
Reverend Franklin Washington is a graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education Interdisciplinary Studies. He has also received a Certificate In Theology from the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA. He is a graduate of Liberty University. He obtained a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry Leadership.
Starting at 9 AM
Sundays Starting at 10 AM
Wednesdays Starting at 6:30 PM
Wednesdays Starting at 7 PM
Making a Difference
New St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church is a generous community. Please give as much as you are able to help us with our mission of transforming lives. You can easily donate online or contribute during each of our services. “The world of the generous gets larger and larger; the world of the stingy gets smaller and smaller” (Proverbs 11:24). Thank you for your faithful support.
“The Church is not an automobile showroom - a place to put ourselves on display so that others can admire our spirituality, capacity, or prosperity. It is more like a service center, where vehicles in need of repair come for maintenance and rehabilitation. ”