Pastor Samuel Hunter Jr. is a native of Clinton. He has lived in Bowling Green, Ky. and worked for Sun Products Corp (Legacy Huish Detergents) since 1994. He currently works as a Training Coordinator II. He obtained an Associate of Science in 2001 from Western Kentucky University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy with a Minor in Manufacturing Sciences from Western in 2003. He is halfway finished with completing his Master’s in Divinity degree in Pastoral Preaching from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. In addition, Pastor Hunter has been accepted into the MBA program to begin working towards a MBA in Leadership.
In 1997 Samuel K Hunter Jr. married his high school sweetheart, Bertha. Sis. Bertha is from Paducah. She is currently working on a Bachelors degree in Business Management through Western Kentucky University. They have two children, Breanna and Jonathan Hunter.
Pastor Samuel Hunter Jr. has a special anointing over his life and a God sent vision for the church. The Macedonia church members are looking forward to the continued growth and blessings that are being showered upon them. Upon Pastor Hunter’s arrival, he immediately upgraded Macedonia’s Christian education and administrative training. He also created their mission statement and the church bylaws were established. On New Year’s Eve he shared the vision God had given him with the church family entitled “2009 – It’s Restoration Time.”
Pastor Hunter’s goal for Macedonia is to evangelize the unchurched and lost at all costs with the untainted Word of God. Macedonia Baptist Church is striving to become a multicultural, multi-ethnic ministry impacting the city of Auburn and the surrounding communities with the life changing message of Jesus Christ.
On Sunday, November 1, 2009 Macedonia Baptist Church in Auburn will celebrate the 1st Pastoral Anniversary of Elder Samuel K Hunter, Jr., Pastor and Sis Bertha Hunter, First Lady. The guest speaker for the 11:15 a.m. worship service will be Elder David Foster Jr., of Chicago, Ill. The 3 p.m. guests will be Rev. Shawn Sales of Bowling Green and Loving Springs Baptist Church of Glasgow. Everyone is invited to attend.