Welcome!! to Spilman Memorial Baptist Church. We thank you for stopping in for our worship service.  Perhaps you’re a new resident of Kinston, Lenoir County or visiting family and friends; we rejoice in fellowship and hope to see you again!  Should you have any questions about our congregation, simply fill out one of our visitor form attached to the Sunday bulletin.  If you would personally like to meet with a Deacon, and fill out a form he/she will be delighted to assist you in any way possible.

Spilman is a friendly, caring family church with many ministries in our community. You will find a welcoming congregation where you will feel at home. If you are seeking a place to exercise your gifts and talents, Spilman has opportunities  for you!

We have Sunday School classes for all ages and interests. The JOY group for Seniors meets monthly and always has interesting programs or travels. Spilman is connected with many community ministries, including The Gate, The Refuge, Erasing the Lines, ICOR, the Kinston Association of Congregations (AOC), Mary’s Kitchen, The Homeless Shelter and others. Individual members are involved in many areas of community life, such as volunteer work at Lenoir Memorial Hospital and Exetension Community Association.

Times & Location

Our Sunday morning worship services are held at 10:30am and generally last about an hour. We offer Sunday School for all ages from 9:15am-10:15am and a Fellowship and Bible Study each Wednesday from 6:15pm-7:15pm.


From Vernon Avenue, go North on Herritage Street to Madison Avenue or Cameron Drive. From Hwy 11 North, take Cunningham Rd to NC 58, South to Plaza Blvd. to Darby to Queens Rd. or Herritage to Madison or Cameron.

Common Questions

What are Spilman’s affiliations?
We are affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Our programs reflect some aspects of both associations.

What style of music will I find at Spilman
Spilman offers blended services, leaning toward the more traditional type of music. However, we may feature contemporary worship and praise, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass and folk music from time-to-time. Spilman has always been known for the quality of its music program.

The Adult Worship Choir
Presents seasonal music as well as anthems during worship service. Our choir is under the direction of  Rev. Daniel Cromer, Pastor.  The choir rehearses Wednesday nights at 7:15. The Worship team strives to select music designed to reinforce the weekly sermon topic.

As a Deacon of Spilman he/she serves as a supporting branch for the Pastor through our Deacon Ministry. We currently have 7 female and 2 male Deacons.  Each have been assigned families to visit at all times when necessary.

Church Property
The church property holdings are overseen by a Trustee Board.

Church Staff
Our staff consists of an Administrative Assistant, Financial Assistant and Pastor.

Wireless Internet

We offer service available in the church office area, library and fellowship hall.