Right Direction Church International was birthed in the heart of Pastor Herbert Bailey in July of 1996 when he visited Columbia, SC to interview for a management position with Cigna Property and Casualty Insurance Company. While praying at (what is now) the Marriott Hotel in downtown Columbia, the Lord spoke to Pastor Bailey to accept the offer and relocate to Columbia for the purpose of founding RDCI.
In November of 2007, we broke ground on our $4 million Family Life Center and officially opened the facility to the public in October 2008. This facility is used to service both our congregation and the community at-large. We currently host fellowships, concerts, community sporting events, theatre productions, and our preschool ministry in this facility. We know this facility will continue to be a blessing to all.
In August 2008, we purchased 8.5 additional acres on Shivers Road ,(adjacent to our Broad River Road campus), for future expansion of our main campus. In November 2008, two years after expanding the ministry to Orangeburg, SC in October 2006, we purchased the former Cornerstone Baptist Church campus in Orangeburg., SC This is a 15 acre campus with 30,000 square feet of worship space including youth, children’s, and fellowship facilities.
As we begin our 15th year of ministry, we know that God is going to continue to allow the vision to speak and unfold. With a congregation of over 2500 people receiving the Word in seven weekly services and bible studies in Columbia and Orangeburg, SC, we are continuing to pursue God’s vision for this ministry. The Lord has done and continues to do great things for us whereof we are glad.
Thank your for your support of the vision! The best is yet to come!