2nd Moderator

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Rev Marshall Thompson

Reverend Marshall Thompson was born October 4, 1952 to the late Charles William and Rosa Coley Thompson.  He attended Wayne County Public Schools and graduated from Goldsboro High School in 1970.  After his high school graduation he joined the United States Air Force. Reverend Thompson completed his enlistment with an honorably discharged and attended Fayetteville State University.  He was employed by the O' Berry Center Foundation for several years and retired in 2007 from Cherry Hospital after 30 years of employment.

Reverend Thompson was licensed to preach at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church in February1981, ordained by the Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association Inc. in October 1982 and served as an interim pastor for several churches.  He served as chairperson of the Bear Creek Evangelism Outreach Ministry and taught the Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church Tuesday morning Bible Study for the past eight years.  In October 2015, Reverend Thompson was elected to serve a 4-year term as 2nd Vice Moderator at Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association.  

For the past six years, Reverend Thompson has hosted a morning radio ministry titled “Breakfast by MT”.  He is on the Board of Directors of Chosen One Re-Entry Program for Non-Violent Felonies and a member of Clergy Living in Faith and Fellowship.  Reverend Thompson has been an Associate Chaplain at Wayne Memorial Hospital for the past nine years.  He attended Wayne Community College, church leadership conferences at Shaw and Hampton Universities and conferences at State and National Conventions.

Reverend Thompson is married to the former Brenda Yelverton. They have been married for 16 years and have two sons, Philip and Chelvis, and two grandchildren.