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§  Current Pastor – Pastor Scott Barber’s first Sunday as the new pastor was the first Sunday of September, 2004. Pastor Barber and his wife, Tresa, are thankful for what the Lord is doing in the lives of the people of this church and community.  They are looking confidently to the Lord to continue to show His faithfulness in blessing the work here on Hilton Head Island, SC, and in its surrounding communities.


§  New property and new building – The first service in the new building was held on Sunday, October 21, 2001, and the dedication service for the new building was held on November 11, 2001. The Lord blessed in such a wonderful way that both the land and the new building were debt-free very soon after the church got into its new facilities.


§  Main Street Theater – The church met in the Main Street Theater for two and a half years, and property was purchased nearby behind the adjacent Main Street Bowling Center.  While the church met in the Theater, Pastor Willis, men of the church, and a number of volunteers built the new church at its current location.


§  Hilton Head Christian Academy – From 1990-1999, the church met in rented facilities at Hilton Head Christian Academy, where the Lord blessed the church with significant growth.


§  Hilton Head Elementary School – The first Easter Sunday service was held at the Hilton Head Elementary School.  For its first two years, the church met in rented facilities at this location.  The church was officially chartered in the summer of 1988.


§  Home Bible study – The church was begun as a home Bible study in January of 1988.


§  Founding and first pastor of the church – Pastor Fred and Anne Willis, and his wife, Anne, and their family, moved to Hilton Head Island, SC, to start this new work early in 1988.  The church was started under the auspices of Bible Baptist Church of Savannah, GA, where Pastor Willis had formerly served as assistant pastor.  Pastor Willis was used of the Lord here to see many souls get saved and to see this work get established and grow.  He served the Lord as senior pastor of this church until of August of 2004.  Pastor Willis preaches in local churches around the country, holding revival meetings, missions conferences, Bible conferences, does state and county fair evangelism, and takes other ministry opportunities as the Lord leads.