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Speaker: Rev Mark Kannarney
Date: April 26, 2015
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Liberty, SC

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Welcome to Liberty First Baptist Church!


Rev. Mark Kannarney, Pastor


We'd love to have you come worship the Lord Jesus Christ with us on Sunday at 10:15am and 6pm!  

We are located at 400 Edgemont Avenue in Liberty, South Carolina (beside Liberty Elementary School and the City Football Stadium)

Upcoming current events are located to the right under "Announcements" and a detailed calendar can be viewed by clicking on the "Info Center" at the top of this page and then clicking on "FirstNews."

We are blessed to have offered a preschool program for children ages 3 and 4 for over 35 years; providing them with an early education in a christian environment where they are

"LEARNING A B C.; 1 2 3; AND G O D!" 

"Like" our Preschool page on Facebook for updated information at:

From the Pastor...

This morning during my devotion time I was reminded of the transfiguration of Jesus after He led Peter, James, and John up to a high mountain in Matthew 17. It was there that Jesus was transfigured and the three disciples saw the glory of God as Jesus face shined like the sun and his clothes were as white the light. It was during this that Moses and Elijah also appeared with Jesus talking to him as the three disciples witnessed this powerful and magnificent display of the glory of God.

Can you imagine what it must have been like to have been there with the disciples at the transfiguration? Peter responded to what he was witnessing by suggesting that three tabernacles be made so that they could worship Jesus, Moses, and Elijah. It’s easy to be critical of Peter but Mark’s gospel explained that it was fear that led Peter to suggest worshipping all 3 (Mark 9:6). While Peter was speaking a bright cloud covered them and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him” (Matthew 17:5). When Peter, James, and John heard this they fell to the ground in fear and reverence which led Jesus to tell them to get up and to not be afraid.

What really spoke to me this morning was the fact that after Jesus told his three disciples to get up, they only saw Jesus. I can’t tell you LFBC how I’m praying for that every week for our church that we’ll only see Jesus! I know that Pastor’s, church staff, teachers, and leaders want to do great things for the Lord, but if man becomes the focus then we’re missing it! We need Jesus, and Jesus is enough! I ask you to join me in praying that Jesus would be what we see here at LFBC because He alone is worthy. Pray with me that we’ll encounter the living God through His power. I believe that when Jesus is all we see it will impact us and change us by the power of God for His glory and our good. We’ll never be the same again!

Love in Christ,

Pastor Mark

“And when they had lifted up their eyes, they saw no man, save Jesus only” (Matthew 17:8)

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Liberty First Baptist Church
PO Box 207
400 Edgemont Ave
Liberty, South Carolina 29657
Phone: (864) 843-6131
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Regular Schedule  
  • 9:15 AM
    Sunday School
  • 10:15 AM
    Morning Worship
  • 4:45 PM
    Adult Choir Practice
  • 6:00 PM
    Evening Worship
  • 6:00 PM
    Children's Choir Practice
  • 6:00 PM
    Youth (grades 6-12)
  • 7:00 PM
    Children's Ministry
  • 7:00 PM
    Youth Worship (grades 6-12)
  • 7:00 PM
    Adult Prayer Meeting and Bible Study
  • 7:00 PM
    GA's & RA's
Youth BBQ and Car wash Fundraiser

Our youth will be selling BBQ plates for $7 and also having a carwash at 11am at the FLC on Saturday, May 16th. The BBQ will be slow cooked in a pit over hickory coals for 10 hours. Come get some wonderful BBQ and get your vehicles clean as well! The fundraiser is to help with our student summer missions camp at Charleston, SC in June (M-Fuge).


We offer preschool classes for 3 and 4 year old children (3 year old's meet Tuesdays and Thursdays; 4 year old's meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday).  Contact us by email ( or call 843-6131, ext. 5 for more information about our preschool program.

LFBC Preschool Registration

LFBC Preschool registration for 2015/16 is underway!  Contact the preschool at 843-6131 ext. 5 for more information or to request a registration form.