Rev. Carl B. Thompson

Lead Pastor

Rev. Carl B. Thompson has served this congregation for 16 years, since 2008.  He has brought about healing, strong Christian leadership, and, most of all, a strong vision.  He has a pastor's heart and loves helping people to develop and transform their lives through the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ.  He is a devoted father while being devoted to his calling.  

Through his leadership, he has led the congregation through many transitions. He has led the Church into the acquisition of new church property. This was a significant and emotional transition for a congregation of 153 years of age. He navigated the Church through this transition amid a global pandemic with sensitivity to all the surrounding factors and issues. He has sustained our 501c-3 and created a financial strategic plan for the future of the church. As a result of his leadership and true devotion to God. God has continued to bless the work at this Church.  He is a young man with unusual wisdom for his age; while exhibiting great commitment to Kingdom building. We expectantly await how and where God will continue to maintain and expand our ministry. He continues to build upon a great succession of gifted and giant pastors and is truly an added blessing to the life and ministry of the Ebenezer Baptist Church.  

He serves as the Protestant Chaplain for the City of Boston Fire Department.  He is an alumnus of Temple University with a B.S. Degree, attended Andover-Newton Theological School, Newton, MA, a Master of Ministry Degree from Anderson University, SC., and Mdiv degree from Luther Rice College and Seminary, Lithonia, GA. He is pursuing his Doctoral of Ministry Degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH.