Rev. Dr. Clay S. Gloster, Jr. serves as Assistant Pastor of Springdale AME Church, Burlington,
NC with his lovely wife. He has also served on the ministerial staffs at St. John A.M.E., Nebo,
NC; St. James AME, Oakridge, NC; Bethel AME Church, Greensboro, NC; First AME Church,
Gaithersburg, MD; and Mt. Moriah AME Church, Annapolis, MD.
He attended North Carolina A&T State University where he received the B.S. and M.S degrees
in Electrical Engineering. He earned the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from North
Carolina State University in 1993 and the Master of Divinity Degree from Howard University in
2010. He currently serves as the Interim Dean of the Graduate College at North Carolina A&T
He is married to the lovely Rev. Bridgette Gloster, Pastor, Springdale AME Church, and they
have four children: Courtney, Tiera, LaMarcus, and James. His favorite scripture is Philippians
4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” But most importantly, Rev.
Gloster loves the Lord!!!