Mt. Pisgah Baptist breaks ground for new sanctuary

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Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, 101 Pisgah Rd. Easley held a ground breaking ceremony March 26, 2017 for a new sanctuary/worship center.  Leading the ceremony was the Rev Chad Campbell, pastor.  During the morning service, a video was shown highlighting the church’s building projects through the years. (Pictured) Building Committee members: L-R: Greg Thompson, Sam Young, Pat Dickson, Sid Freeman, Rev. Chad Campbell, Bob Merritt, Charles Lindley, Brady Freeman and Jim Merck.

Mount Pisgah was founded in 1791 at the same location with 10 members.  Rev. Campbell is the church’s 51st full-time minister.
The building will be adjacent to the present Children’s building and will be connected by a courtyard and hallway.  It will seat 1000 people in semicircular stadium seating mode.  Plans include a state of the art audio visual system and a choir loft that will seat 75.
The architect is David McAbee and the construction company is Durham-Greene.  Greg Thompson is Building Committee Chairman and Brady Freeman is Deacon Board Chairman.  The project manager from Durham-Greene, David Bowen, expects the building to be completed by July 2018.