Dear Second Baptist family,

We  are thankful  for  an awesome Welcome Weekend that culminated in the overwhelmingly positive 99% approval vote to call Dr. Noel Schoonmaker as our new Sr. Pastor!  We expect Noel to officially start his time with us in early August.  His church in Murfreesboro, TN, has now been notified of his resignation.

We thank you for your patience, trust, prayers, and encouragement during the search process. We are humbled by the warm and loving way you welcomed Noel, Dayna, Maggie, and Nora to Second Baptist.  You truly are a loving community, transformed by Christ, for unbounded service!

We ask that you continue to pray for our transition, for our brothers and sisters of First Baptist Church Murfreesboro, TN, and  especially for Noel, Dayna, Maggie, and Nora as they continue to follow God’s leading.

We give all praise and glory to God!


Senior Pastor Search Committee