Pastor Paul L. Anderson

About Pastor Anderson

Reverend Paul L. Anderson is the pastor of The Fountain of Raleigh Fellowship in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Prior to establishing The Fountain of Raleigh, he served for 17 ½ years as pastor of Baptist Grove Church in Raleigh, NC; and previously served as pastor of Rock Spring Baptist Church in Creedmoor, NC.

Pastor Anderson has been serving his community for many years.  He currently serves as a senior volunteer Chaplain for the City of Raleigh Police Department, a member of the Racial Reconciliation Committee of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina and Assistant Treasurer for the Raleigh Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance.  Pastor Anderson also serves on the Mechanics and Farmers Bank Raleigh Advisory Board and the North Carolina State University Chancellor’s African American Community Advisory Council.  He previously served on the City of Raleigh Planning Commission and was a Leadership Council Member for the Wake County 10-Year Action Plan to End Homelessness. He has also served as the Moderator for the Wake Missionary Baptist Association, Inc., various boards and committees for the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Inc., the Editor for the GBSC of NC newspaper: “The Baptist Informer,” and as an instructor for the National Baptist Convention USA Congress of Christian Education. Pastor Anderson served on the advisory board of the Oak City Outreach Center for those in transition in Wake County and currently on the Oak City Outreach Center Board of Directors. He was recently elected to serve on the Board of Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, the Steering Committee of Wake County Community Needs Assessment for 2019, and honored with the John Chavis Community Legacy Award for 2019.   Pastor Anderson holds life membership with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., the NAACP and the North Carolina Central University Alumni Association. He is also a charter member of the newly organized Raleigh Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).

Pastor Anderson was born and raised in Charlotte, NC, where he accepted his call and became licensed in the Gospel Ministry by the University Park Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC.  He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree concentrating in Management Science from North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in Durham, NC. Upon graduation, he participated in the Consumer Associate Program at First Union National Bank of North Carolina. He was later ordained by First Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC. He received a Master of Divinity degree with Christian Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Pastor Anderson is married to Rev. Tina Morris-Anderson; they have two adult sons: Paul L. Anderson, II and Noah J. Anderson.