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Columbia, South Carolina - *Headquarters*

 Progressive Church of Our
Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
2222-24 Barhamville Road
Columbia, SC 29204-1203
Church: (803) 254-6106 or (803) 252-2287
Fax: (803) 256-0420

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Presiding Bishop Edward Smith
and
First Lady Edna Smith

click here to read
Bishop Smith's biography

 

Service Schedule

SUNDAY SCHOOL

9:45 AM

MORNING WORSHIP

11:30 AM

SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE
(Communion Served every first Sunday)

6:30 PM

TUESDAY NIGHT BIBLE CLASS

7:30 PM

THURSDAY NIGHT SERVICE
1st Thursday - Youth Dept.. Service
2nd Thursday - Women's Dept. Service
3rd Thursday - Brotherhood Dept. Service
4th Thursday - Departmental Mtg. Night
5th Thursday - Special Interest/Bible class

7:30 PM




Prayer Hour (Mon. - Fri.)

12 Noon

Saturday Prayer Hour

6:00 PM


 

Scenes from the recent
Pastor's 20th Anniversary Celebration
Progressive Church - Columbia, SC
Youth Choir leads the congregation in worship
Youth Department presents a gift to Bishop Smith
Women's Department presents a gift to Bishop and Sister Smith
Women's Choir leads the congregation in worship
Women's Choir leads the congregation in worship
Joyful Tones lead the congregation in worship
Thursday evening speaker, Elder Thomas J. Smith
Senior Ensemble leads the congregation in worship
Brotherhood Choir Leads the congregation in worship
Congregation worships with the choir
Brotherhood Department presents gifts to Bishop and Sister Smith
Deacon Board presents gift to Bishop Smith
Senior Choir leads congregation in worship
Friday Evening Speaker, Bishop Theodore Jenkins
Sunday Morning Worship Leader, Elder William E. Smith
Mass Choir leads the congregation in worship
Mass Choir leads the congregation in worship
Sunday Morning guest speaker, Elder Jimmie C. Deas of Florence, SC
Sunday afternoon fellowship banquet
Cake honoring Bishop and Sister Smith
Bishop Smith and family enjoy dinner together
Mass choir leads congregation in worship during the Sunday afternoon service
Congregation worships with the Mass Choir
Mass Choir leads congregation in worship
A spokesman from Congressman Joe Wilson's office presents a Congressional Resolution to Bishop Smith
Elder Wender Gavin of Tallahassee, FL gives special remarks
Children's Choir honors Bishop Smith
Ministerial Staff of the Columbia Church honors Bishop Smith
Bishop Smith presents a plaque to Bishop Jenkins for
30 years of service as Associate Pastor of the Columbia Church
Bishop Smith presents a plaque to Elder Thomas J. Smith for
12 years of of service as Associate Pastor of the Columbia Church
Mass Choir presents a tribute in song to Bishop Smith
Smith Family sings a special song
Sunday Afternoon speaker, Elder Gerry Bailey of Chesterfield, SC
Bishop Edward Smith gives closing remarks




Columbia Church Staff

Bishop 
Theodore Jenkins
- Associate Pastor -
Elder 
Thomas J. Smith
- Associate Pastor -

Elder
George Dennis
Elder
James Robins

Minister 
Sammie Daniel

Minister 
Ronald Hayes 

 
Minister
Robbie Jenkins
Columbia, SC
Minister
Chadd Middleton
Columbia, SC
Minister
Ronald T. Scott
Columbia, SC
 

Deacon Robert Dwight
- Deacon Board Chairman
e-mail at RobertD477@aol.com

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Deacon Aubrey Jenkins
-Brotherhood Chairman

 

 

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Sister Laura Ashe
- Women's Aux. President
- Officer of The National Women's Department

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Brother Bengie Leverett
Youth Department President

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Youth Department Vice-President
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Elder Thomas Smith

- Sunday School Superintendent

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Sister Joyce Grimes

Church Secretary

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Scenes from the Year-End Revival
Progressive Church - Columbia, SC
December 29 - 30, 2005

Senior Choir of Charlotte, NC renders songs of praise
during the Thursday evening service

Congregation worships during the Thursday evening service

Some of the saints rejoice under the anointing of the
Holy Ghost
during the Thursday evening service
Former National Women's President, Sister Laura Ashe,
worships with the saints after recently
undergoing hip replacement surgery
The Voices of Praise of Charlotte, NC sing
during the Thursday evening service
Pastor Lang Priester of Charlotte, NC preaches on the topic,
"But God ... But Now" during the Thursday evening service

Presiding Bishop Edward Smith gives closing remarks
during the Thursday evening service

Saints worship during the Friday evening service
Saints symbolically leave their problems and cares
from the year 2005 at the altar
Senior Choirs of Columbia and Denmark, SC sing
during the Friday evening worship service
Sister Rosa Richardson of Winnsboro, SC sings a solo
during the Friday evening worship service
Joyful Tones of Columbia, SC sing
during the Friday evening services

Pastor Woodrow Willingham of Winnsboro, SC preaches
 on the topic, "The Goodness of the Lord"
during the Friday Evening Worship Service


 

Scenes from the recent
Family and Community Day Services
Sunday, October 9, 2005
Progressive Church - Columbia, SC

The 100 voice Progressive Mass Choir of Columbia, SC
sings songs of praise during the Sunday Morning Worship Service

The congregation stands as Presiding Bishop Edward Smith
prepares to deliver the Sunday morning message

Bishop Smith preaches the message for the morning
Bishop Smith prays for those who have come to the altar
 to be baptized, to return to the church, and to receive prayer
Saints and visitors enjoy the afternoon fellowship dinner in
the Edward Smith Family Life Center
Senior saints enjoy the fellowship dinner
Saints and visitors enjoy the fellowship dinner
Saints and visitors enjoy the fellowship dinner
Saints and visitors enjoy the fellowship dinner
Saints and visitors enjoy the fellowship dinner
Congregation worships with the Progressive Mass Choir
during the Sunday afternoon worship service

The Progressive Mass Choir sings during
the Sunday afternoon worship service

Pastor Ricky Finklea of Sumter, SC delivers
the message for the afternoon service
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