Beaufort News

Popular evangelist to speak in Beaufort

Tony Evans, one of the nation's most prominent evangelists, will speak tonight and Friday night at the Community Bible Church in Beaufort.

Evans is a Texas-based pastor, teacher, author and speaker, and is on more than 1,000 radio stations nationally. He heads the Urban Alternative Ministry.

His appearance is part of the 300th anniversary celebration of the Parish Church of St. Helena (Episcopal) in Beaufort. It is co-sponsored by the independent Community Bible Church, 638 Parris Island Gateway, which has seating for 2,100 in the sanctuary and 1,000 more via video.

Doors open at 6 p.m., with music at 6:45 p.m. and the service from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The B.J. Scott Choir from Huspah Baptist Church in Gardens Corner will perform tonight, along with the host church's choir.

A nursery is provided on a first-come, first-served basis for children age 4 and under.