Leadership Team

Jim Roberts, Interim Pastor

 
 
 
 
 
 

Don Springer, Pastor Emeritus 

Don Springer was born and lived all but 18 months of his life in Elrod, Alabama; which is in Tuscaloosa County. He is a graduate of Tuscaloosa County High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a Master’s in Administration at the University of Alabama. After graduation, Don became a teacher and later principal at Holt High School from 1957-1969. Afterwards, he became a counselor at Tuscaloosa County High School for 18 years. Don married Sue Barton in 1960 and they have two girls and four grandchildren.

Don became a Christian at the Grandview Royal Ambassador Camp in Montgomery, Alabama at the age of 12. He grew up in church and served as Sunday School Superintendent for 17 years and a deacon for several years. At the age of 37, after refusing the call for 17 years, he surrendered to the ministry. He pastored the Bethany Baptist Church as a bi-vocational pastor for ten years and then pastored Carroll’s Creek Baptist Church for 13 years, the first 3 being a bi-vocational pastor, then going full time the last 10 years. After retiring, he served as interim pastor in 11 other churches before coming to Grant’s Creek in 2005 as Associate Pastor.

 

Jerry Keel, Music Minister

Jerry is originally from Dothan, Alabama. He is a graduate of Troy University with a degree in Business Administration/ Marketing. His wife, Sue, is from Linden, Alabama. They have three children and five grandchildren.

Jerry accepted Christ as his personal Savior at 10 years of age. His love for music led him to become active in church music ministry, singing in the choir and playing guitar in the church praise band. Jerry has also served as an officer in Sunday School and has led classes in Church Training and Sunday School.

Before coming to Grant’s Creek, he served as Interim Minister of Music at Fairhaven Baptist Church in Demopolis on two different occasions the longest being almost three years. He also served for a short period of time as Minister of Music at Gallion Baptist Church.

 

 

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