Fort Johnson Baptist Church

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Fort Johnson Baptist Church

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1473 Camp Rd
Charleston, SC 29412-3703

(843) 795-3232


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Who We Are

Our Mission is understanding God's desire to draw all people to Himself, in a climate of love and acceptance for all, we will be a people who:

- Worship God by celebrating His presence.
- Develop ministries to meet the needs of people in the name of Christ.
- Encourage people to make a commitment to Jesus.
- Participate with one another in Christian fellowship on a regular basis.
- Help each other grow to Christ-like maturity.

This statement incorporates the five purposes of the church which are found in The Great Commandment (Matthew 22:36-40) and The Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20).

Worship "Love God with all your heart"
Ministry "Love your neighbor as yourself"
Evangelism "Go...make disciples"
Fellowship "...Baptizing them..."
Discipleship "Teach them to observe..."

About Us

Friendly, Spirit-filled, Casual, Multigenerational, Lots of kids

Faith and Work, Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Nursery, Adult Education, Preschool

Contemporary, Traditional Hymns, Organ

Baptist (SBC)




Leadership View all

Harold West

Hal West is a lifelong resident of the Lowcountry of South Carolina. He graduated from Berkeley High School in Moncks Corner in 1969 and from the University of South Carolina in 1973. In 1974, Hal and his wife, Elliott, moved to Fort Worth, TX, where Hal attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. After graduation in 1978, Hal and Elliott moved back to Moncks Corner, where Hal began serving as Mission Pastor of the Pimlico-Oakley Baptist Mission and a few months later the Sangaree Baptist Mission. He was the founding pastor of Berkeley Baptist Church (formerly the Pimlico-Oakley Mission) from 1981 to 1986, when he was called to serve as Associate Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Moncks Corner, his home church. In 1990, the church called him as Senior Pastor. Hal received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in 1987. He is a certified church consultant through the Society for Church Consulting and is available to assist churches in assessing their current health and developing strategies in becoming effective as disciple-making, New Testament churches.

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