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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...

What are some things that you encourage others to do?  We encourage people to be honest, to take a vacation, to make tough choices regarding family, and even at times encourage people to do wrong things.  How often do we encourage our family and friends to be faithful in their walk with the Lord?  To go deeper in their relationship with the Lord?  Sometimes I think we view someone’s spiritual life and walk with the Lord as private so we just don’t go there like we should.  However, the author of Hebrews wrote, “And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching” (Hebrews 10:24-25).  Certainly provoking other believers to “love and good works” reveals how God expects us to get involved in another’s life by encouraging them to do good things for the Lord.  In fact, I believe that we should encourage believers to go forward in their Christian experience as much, if not more, as we encourage people to do things that are not spiritual. 

When someone misses church on a Sunday or Wednesday we should not say “well it’s none of my business where they are” as if we can’t play an important role in their faithfulness to the Lord.  The truth is God expects us to think of others and encourage them in their walk with the Lord.  When’s the last time you encouraged someone to come to Sunday school or get involved in men’s or ladies fellowship?  When’s the last time you invited someone to church or encouraged someone to join the choir?  It makes a tremendous difference in someone’s life when there is someone encouraging them to actively love and serve the Lord.  The Bible calls that provoking someone to love and good works. 

It really is a great privilege to know the LORD and to have the opportunity to be a part of His great work.  I believe with all my heart that the greatest work on the face of the earth is God’s Work because it is an effective, life-changing work that lasts for all eternity.  What work can compare to knowing, loving, and serving Jesus?  Knowing Jesus satisfies like nothing else because He provides ultimate meaning and purpose in life.  It’s my prayer that we’ll desire to be faithful to the Lord and to be used of God to encourage others to get in on God’s blessings. 

Let me encourage you to come to Sunday school and worship, to volunteer in our kids and youth ministries, to join the choir, to come to the marriage workshop on March 27-28, to get involved in our men’s prayer breakfasts and workdays, to get involved in our ladies fellowships, to enjoy God’s blessings that result from being a cheerful giver, to praying for your church, etc.  Join me church family in being intentional provoking others to love and good works. 

Love in Christ,

Pastor Mark

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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
  • 4:30 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
Friday Family Fun Night

Join us Friday, March 6th at 6pm for a great night of food, fellowship, devotion, and fun activities for all ages!  

Lawton Group (WMU)

Our women's missionary union group meets on Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, March 10 at 7pm.  We've kicked off the season of prayer for the Annie Armstrong Easter offering for North American Missions.  

Ladies Night Out!

Our next ladies fellowship will be Tuesday, March 10 at Fiesta at 6:30pm. Come on out ladies for a time of encouragement, fellowship, support, and dinner.

Youth S.N.A.C.

Youth S.N.A.C. (Sunday Night After Church) on March 15th following "Different by Design."  We'll be going to Jacob and Lauren's house!  

Men's Prayer Breakfast

Men's Prayer Breakfast Saturday, March 21 at 8 AM in the Fellowship Hall (located in the bottom floor of the main building).  Join us for a great time of eating, singing, devotion, and prayer as we encourage each other to be men of God that honors and glorifies the Lord.

Preschool Appreciation

We will recognize our preschool during the morning worship service on March 22.  Looking forward to having our preschool families with us in worship.  

Marriage Conference

Looking forward to having Pastor Johnny Touche' from Mount Mariah Baptist Church to share with our married couples "The Spirit Filled Family."  We'll begin with dinner on Friday night, March 27 at 6:30 followed by the first session and then meet back for 2 more sessions on Saturday, March 28 at 9AM.  The final session will conclude around lunch time.  Please sign up at the Welcome Center.


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.