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The Reverend Doctor Cureton L. Johnson is the pastor of The First Baptist Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is the son and grandson of Baptist ministers.  He was called into the Gospel ministry in 1976 and ordained in 1978. 

Dr. Johnson worked as the Outreach Director of the national Christian anti-hunger lobby, Bread for the World and traveled to Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Rome, Italy.  He was editor of The Baptist Informer, the official organ of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Incorporated.  He has also worked on the news staffs of The Raleigh Times and The Carolinian newspapers and traveled to Guyana, South America on behalf of the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Missions Convention.  

Dr. Johnson is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received master's degrees from The American University and The Shaw Divinity School (Master of Divinity) and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Drew University, Madison, New Jersey.  He also has served on the public relations staffs at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro and Howard University in Washington.  

Before coming to First Baptist Church in 1991, Dr. Johnson served as an associate minister at Martin Street Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C. and at the Florida Avenue Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.  He has also pastored the New Red Mt. Baptist Church in Rougemont, N.C. and The Baptist Grove Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C.

The Reverend Doctor Johnson is the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Paul H. Johnson of Raleigh, N.C.  He is married to the former Lena A. Goode of Durham, N.C. They have two sons, Paul and Cureton and one grandson, Jayden Cureton and one granddaughter, Jaelynn.


Adventure Zone Summer Reading Camp

  June 26 - June 30
    8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

  July 3, 5-7
    8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


July and August Worship Schedule
   (Begins Sunday, July 2)

   9:00 AM Sunday School

 10:15 AM Worship Service





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