Reverend Stanford L. Hunt was elected Pastor of Salem Gilfield Baptist Church on Saturday, February 25, 2012. During his Installation Service, he received Proclamations from the Major of Memphis, Shelby County, and the Shelby county Board of Commissioners in which he was recognized for his leadership skills and organizational abilities in local religious and social organizations, and many souls have come to know Christ as a personal Savior through the ministry of Salem Gilfield Baptist Church.
Reverend Stanford L. Hunt is a graduate of Morehouse School of Religion, and American Baptist College, where he earned a Master of Divinity and Psychology Degrees, respectively. He is active in the community and serves as Secretary for the Memphis Baptist Ministerial Association. He is also a member of the African American Pastor's Consortium, National Progressive Baptist Convention and National Baptist U. S. A., Inc.
Reverend Stanford L. Hunt has ministered to number of places including Memorial Medical Center, Beulah, Olivet, and Connor's Baptist Church.
As newly elected pastor of Salem Gilfield Baptist Church, he offers a creative vision for his congregation. He teaches Bible Study, Sunday School, and also provides family, marriage and youth counseling. As Pastor, he is deeply committed to serving our community through providing spiritual inspiration, wisdom, and guidance in preaching the Word of Christ.