Trinity Baptist Church installs new minister

Dr. Calvin E .Robinson, Jr.

Dr. Calvin E .Robinson, Jr.

Historic Trinity Baptist Church in Florence will celebrate the installation of its new minister with a series of events this month. Dr. Calvin E. Robinson Jr. will be officially installed as the spiritual leader of Trinity Baptist Church during a service on Sunday, July 26 at 4:00 p.m. in the sanctuary at 124 W. Darlington Street. He succeeds Dr. William P. Diggs who served the congregation for 50 years.

Dr. Robinson’s installation will also be celebrated with a gospel concert featuring area choirs on July 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church and a ticketed banquet on July 25 at 5:00 p.m. at the Florence Civic Center.

“We are blessed to have Pastor Robinson return home to South Carolina to serve our congregation,” said Deacon Alonzo Davis. “Trinity has a tradition of active participation in the spiritual and civic life of our community. Pastor Robinson brings an impressive record of strong community leadership therefore, we have great faith that he will help us carry on that tradition with distinction as we continue the legacy of the historic ‘Trinity Baptist Church”.

Dr. Robinson is a native of Pamplico, South Carolina. He attended South Carolina State College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Aerospace Studies and is a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force ROTC. Pastor Robinson is a proud veteran of the USAF.

He earned the Master of Arts degree in Procurement and Acquisitions Management from Webster University and has an earned Doctor of Ministry degree from Virginia University of Lynchburg. Pastor Robinson has also done further study at Yale Divinity School.

His ministerial travels have taken him across the United States, to the Caribbean, and the continent of Africa.

Pastor Robinson and his wife, Ann, have three wonderful adult children: Avril, Angel, and Calvin III.

For more information about the installation events for Pastor Robinson, contact Trinity Baptist Church at 843-662-7015.

Author: Jana Pye

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