6340 Platt Springs Road
Lexington, SC 29073
Sundays 9:15AM & 11:15AM
Plan Your Visit
Relax. We have no expectations of you on your first visit, and will not single you out. Our goal is for you to have some space in life where you can encounter the living God through prayer, worship, and teaching.
Our worship services typically last 75 minutes, and dress is casual, including jeans and shorts. We encourage you to arrive 15 minutes before the service starts. This will give you time to park, check in your children to RADIUS Kids, and grab a snack or drink from the cafe prior to the service starting.
Interested in knowing more about how and why we worship? Check out our “Theology of Worship” paper.
At RADIUS Church, we want kids to know God’s story, make friends and have fun. Both our preschool and elementary areas are safe places that encourage fun, friendships, and discovering more about God in an age appropriate way they can understand. Our awesome team of trained volunteers works hard to ensure that your kids will love coming to church!
You will start by checking your family into our computerized database to help ensure the safety of your kids. One of our team members will walk you to your child’s group where you will meet their amazing group leader. All of our RADIUS Kids volunteers are background checked and trained to guarantee your child has the safest and best experience possible.
The Gospel & You
Our goal at RADIUS Church is to make Jesus famous in our community and around the world. The Scriptures are clear that Jesus is the only way to heaven (and eternal life) [John 14:6]. They are also clear that Jesus will one day return to make all things new and establish His eternal kingdom here on earth [Hebrews 9:28, Revelation 1:8; et. al.). We would love nothing more than to have a conversation with you about how you can connect with Jesus and His gift of eternal life. If you would like to have that conversation, please reach out to us here.
The Church has been baptizing believers for 2000 years as a way to publicly declare allegiance to Jesus. While public baptisms can seem overwhelming for some, it is the prescribed method for public declaration of our faith and can be viewed as a “sermon without words.” Public baptism is an act of obedience that symbolizes the faith a believer has placed in Jesus. If you would like to be baptized, you can let us know here.
Connect in Community
It is not good for man to be alone. (Genesis 2:18)
When God spoke these words, Adam lived in the garden of Eden – paradise still at his fingertips. Even though he walked with God daily, his joy was still incomplete without others to share it. Adam’s ache and desire for lasting relationships was not a result of the Fall or of sin – they were a core attribute of his perfect humanity.
In the New Testament, passages like John 13, Ephesians 4, Galatians 6 and Hebrews 10 develop the theme of relationships even further. We are told to love one another, forgive one another, bear one another’s burdens, and to spur each other on toward love and good deeds.
God made us for community.
RADIUS Partners want to stand up and be counted on. They desire to play a critical role on the team. The don’t see the church as a place to come and receive religious goods and services, but rather as a people doing God’s work in their radius. Simply put, partners want to carry real weight, not just a title. They want to be an active member of RADIUS’ team, not just a fan in the bleachers.
The Partnership Process
Partnering with RADIUS is a simple process. If you are new to RADIUS, or simply have questions about our goals, beliefs, or leadership, then you need to attend a Next Steps. This gathering gives you an opportunity to meet some of RADIUS’ leadership and get your questions answered. Sign up for Next Steps below.
After completing Next Steps, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Partner. At Partner you will share a dinner with others committing to RADIUS by signing a Partner Covenant. (view sample Covenant)
High School: As part of our belief that High School students should own their faith, we encourage our High School students to attend our worship services and to also serve within an area of their choosing (Cafe, First Impressions, Kids, etc.) regularly.
Middle School: We encourage our Middle School students to attend our Sunday morning worship services with their parents and participate in the weekly Wednesday evening Student gathering.
We’re working diligently to get you a new spot for you to listen to our most recent audio content via streaming. In the mean time, you should check out our mobile app.
Meet Our Staff
Derrick Liferidge | Teaching Pastor
I grew up in Lexington and played basketball (my favorite sport) for many years – including time at Lexington High and North Greenville College. In 2011, I felt that God was leading me into the ministry and to follow the steps of my father (who has been a pastor for most of my life). At that point, I became as passionate about seeing souls come to Christ as I once was about seeing points scored for the teams I played on. I got married in 2013 to the love of my life, Tessa. Since we are an interracial couple, our union reflects the diversity of culture and race that we believe God wants to see in His Church. I love God and will do everything I can to make His name great!
Joe Pitts | Administrative Pastor
Meg and I have been married since 2007. We have two boys, Liam and Jude, and a pup named Lucy. We are natives of upstate South Carolina, graduates of Clemson University, and call Lexington home. I have worked both in the market-place and in full time ministry thus far in my career but have always had a passion for families and leading people no matter what I do. In my spare time you will find me hanging out with my wife and boys – we love eating good food, playing outside, and watching movies. I also love the outdoors including mountain biking and camping/hiking.