Carl B. Thompson

Senior Pastor

Rev. Carl B. Thompson has served this congregation for 14 years.  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 151 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 Trust in perpetuity for the life of the Church. As a result of his leadership and true devotion to God. God has continued to bless the work at our 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 is an alumnus of Temple University, attended Andover-Newton Theological School, Newton, MA, and holds a Master of Ministry Degree from Anderson University, SC. He is pursuing his Doctoral of Ministry from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. He also serves as the Protestant Chaplain for the City of Boston Fire Department.