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Pastor Douglas Slaughter

Senior Pastor


Douglas A. Slaughter, a visionary leader, and servant, is the Senior Pastor of Second Baptist Church, Aiken, South Carolina. With 40 years in ministry and leadership, Pastor Slaughter has led Second Baptist since 1992, becoming the 11th pastor of the church and congregation.


For the past twenty-five years, Pastor Slaughter has served as the senior pastor of Second Baptist Church. During his tenure in Aiken, SC, Pastor Slaughter has started a Christian preparatory school, serving children from two years of age through the fifth grade. He is also the founder and board chair of the SBC Community Development Corporation (CDC). In 1997, the Second Baptist Church Community Development Corporation built eleven affordable houses and seven duplex apartments for seniors and nine additional homes within the community. Another project led by CDC with a focus on improving the community was the implementation and operation of Project Excel, a program designed to provide training and employment opportunities for youth between the ages of 16 and 21 as well as a teen after school Homework Center for youth with behavioral concerns and who were under the watchful care of the juvenile justice department. The youth were assigned to the homework Center for homework assistance and mentored Monday through Thursday during the school year. Over a 7 year period, 300+ youth were served and developed.


Pastor Slaughter’s legacy has been defined by serving as a champion for positive community efforts that help improve the quality of life for others. 

Meet The Team


Gene Owens

Congregational Care Pastor


Deborah Hart

Business Manager


Benita Williams



Darlene Buckler

Office Assistant


Charmaine Johnson



Stanley Hicks



Billy Dorn

Head of Security


Clement Scurry



Daniel Williams


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