Second Baptist Church has called Rev. Dr. David R. Clark to be their Interim Pastor. “Pastor Dave” is a retired American Baptist pastor, having served seven churches, five of those in Maine *. He and his wife Wandah live in Auburn.
Pastor Clark grew up in Massachusetts, and earned degrees from Gordon College in Wenham Massachusetts, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He was ordained in 1978. His ministry passion is to preach and teach the Word of God, and to help people to grow in their relationship with Jesus. His interests include rooting for all Boston sports teams, exploring the coast of Maine, and listening to classical music.
Wandah Clark grew up on the West Coast, and earned a Certificate in Church Ministry and Management from North Park University, Chicago Illinois, and is a Certified Master Gardener through the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Her interests include gardening, fiber arts, and technology.
The Clarks will serve Second Baptist while the church seeks a new settled pastor.
*: Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Hollis (1988-1992); First Baptist Church of Nobleboro (1992-1999); Ogunquit Baptist Church (1999-2006); Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn (2006-2018); East Otisfield Free Baptist Church (interim, 2019-2022)