South Florence Bapitst Church's Pulpit Committee called Rev. Howard Allen to set up a date to preach.
JE Cox was the chairman and led in the conversation with Rev. Allen
and they decided to come to Freedom Baptist Church, Darlington, SC on June 2, 1991 to hear Rev. Allen
They met for lunch and discussed coming to South Florence Baptist Church
for a call as pastor.
Rev. Allen and his family came to South Florence May 30, 1991 and preached, the church voted and gave him a call to be pastor.
The journey began with Rev. Allen
, Nancy, Adrian, Daniel and Jeffery moving to 2006 Howe Springs Road, Florence, SC.
first sermon was July 24, 1991 with ten people present.
family moved from Broad River Baptist Church, Blacksburg, SC.
The Church has grown and increased in all area of ministry.
There have been 566 precious souls baptized in the last fifteen years at South Florence
has led the church these last fifteen years to evangelizae the city and communities of Florence, SC.
The church has seen 307 additions by letter or statement.