Crosspoint Church is one of Clemson's newest congregations, having been founded in mid-2005. Originally meeting in the Clemson House, it made an intermediate move to the former United Methodist Church on the Old Greenville Highway in Clemson, affectionately referred to as the "BOMB" (Big Old Methodist Building), before moving into newly renovated space in the Lakeview Plaza shopping center on Tiger Boulevard which was originally constructed in 1975 as the Winn-Dixie grocery and which was most recently occupied by Gold's Gym.
(from the church website)
In successive weeks and months, the Lord repeatedly confirmed His leading to launch Crosspoint Church in Clemson. He raised up a number of people and churches to partner with the leaders to help realize this vision. East Pickens Baptist Church became the sponsoring church as the Pickens-Twelve Mile Baptist Association and the South Carolina Baptist Convention also joined in to support Crosspoint. A number of other individuals and churches came alongside as well, including First Baptist Church Pickens and Mudd Creek Baptist Church in Hendersonville, NC.
Late in the summer of 2005-seven people attended the first informal worship gathering on August 28, 2005 at the Baptist Student Center near the Clemson campus. That evening, the leadership team hosted an informational meeting to communicate the burden & vision for a new church in the Clemson community and over 70 people attended. On the second Sunday, 110 people gathered together for worship. As God continued to bring new people throughout 2006, Crosspoint relocated its worship gathering two times to accommodate everyone.
To cultivate biblical community and the purposeful application of Scripture, two Connecting Point home groups were started in the fall of 2005.
In the fall of 2006
In 2007, the Lord opened a door for Crosspoint to rent the old methodist building, adjacent to Clemson University's campus on Old Greenville Highway. This facility allowed Crosspoint to continue to serve the campus while expanding its ministry to families, providing space for children and students. In the meantime, God was working behind the scenes to open the door for Crosspoint to purchase the 5 acre Lakeview Plaza on Highway 123 in Clemson. Renovations are underway to turn the old grocery store area into an auditorium and children's space. Crosspoint will re-locate to this new facility in early fall, 2009.
Crosspoint has a burden to reach the cross-
Crosspoint continues to position itself to impact the nations by making disciples in the greater Clemson community. We desire to see people from all over the campus and community become worshipers of our great God and King and then send them out to invest in the lives of others.
P.O. Box 826
Clemson, South Carolina 29633
1019 Tiger Boulevard
Clemson, South Carolina 29631
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