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New here?

Welcome to Gateway! We love having you visit, and we hope that your experience is welcoming, practical, and encouraging. Here you’ll find useful information that will help you get to know more about Gateway.

Our mission at Gateway is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We believe that God created every single person for a specific purpose, and we want to help you find yours!

Our Traditional Service

Gateway’s earliest service provides a traditional atmosphere with a combination of classic hymns and contemporary music, simple media, and practical messages.

Our Modern Services
9:45AM & 11:00AM

Gateway’s modern services provide a more casual atmosphere with modern music, contemporary media, and practical messages.

Gateway Baptist Church

First visit plan

We’re so glad you’ve decided to visit! Below, you’ll find a list of commonly asked questions – but if you’re wondering about something else please don’t hesitate to send an email or give us a call Mon-Thurs at (803) 732-0590.

How do I get there?
Gateway is located at 1651 Dutch Fork Road in Ballentine, SC. Check out the map to the left for more info.

What should I wear?
Gateway has a “Come as you are!” atmosphere. You will see some people dressed up, and some will be dressed casually. There are no expectations for what you wear other than we want you to be comfortable!


Sundays at 8:30, 9:45 & 11:00
Worship Center


1651 Dutch Fork Road
Irmo, SC 29063

Starting point

If you’re interested in learning more about Gateway and maybe even investigating what church membership means, “Gateway 101” is your first step.

During our time together, you’ll meet the staff, learn how to get involved, and understand key truths of what we believe. This class is designed to be a conversational environment in which you’ll discover more about the church and our mission. “Gateway 101” is held every other month on a Sunday at 11am. Click here to signup for the next session…

How do I get involved?

There are many ways to get involved. Here are three of them:
1) Come to a worship service on Sunday
2) Look into joining a small group
3) Find an opportunity to serve – here, near, or far