Welcome to Morning Star Christian Church where it is our mission to Exalt the Savior, Equip the saints, and Evangelize the sinner. If you are looking for a church home, we encourage you to visit us. We do not claim to be a perfect church, but we are always striving to honor God with our best. We are still growing and have several ministry opportunities available. We would love to have you become a part of our team. Please come and join us in worship.
PASTOR COREY SALTER
Pastor Salter was born in Montevallo, Alabama on December 10, 1979. He graduated high school in 1998 from Montevallo High. Pastor Salter went on to receive his College Degree in Criminal Justice from Jacksonville State University in 2004.
Early in his collegiate career, Pastor Salter excepted the call of God to preach at the age of 19. He preached his first sermon on November 9, 1998. Since this time, he has dedicated his life to serving the Lord and helping to encourage others to make Jesus their Lord and Savior.
Pastor Salter found his wife Carla Seantae Parker in June 2003. He started working for the State of Alabama Pardons and Paroles in 2004. Pastor Salter and Carla decided to marry on May 7, 2005. Shortly after they were married they had their first son, Caleb Salter.
In February 2007, Pastor Salter was called to Pastor Friendly Missionary Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The Lord blessed him to Pastor there for five years. During his Pastorship at Friendly Missionary God blessed Pastor Salter and his wife with a second son, Caeden Salter.
In April 2012, God blessed Pastor Salter to become the Pastor of Morning Star Christian Church where he is currently serving. The Lord soon called Pastor Salter to full time ministry and he retired from the State of Alabama in 2015.
During the first few months of ministry at Morning Star, the Lord once again blessed Pastor Salter and his wife with another son, Carter Salter. Pastor Salter went on to receive his Masters Degree in 2016 from Birmingham Theological Seminary.
Pastor Salter is a loving and devoted man of God who has a heart for the people and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. His mission is to Exalt the Savior, Equip the Saints, and Evangelize the Sinner
OUR FIRST LADY
FIRST LADY CARLA SALTER
First Lady Salter was born in Birmingham, Alabama on March 22, 1976. She graduated high school in 1994 with honors from Ensley Magnet High. She went on to receive her Bachelors Degree in 1998, and her Masters Degree in 2000. She received both degrees from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Lady Salter started her working career with the American Red Cross as a Donor Health Supervisor. She remained at the Red Cross for six years.
She has always had a passion for music. At a very early age, she became the assistant choir director for the Morning Star Christian Church Youth Choir where she served for many years. God has blessed her to be able to continue her service as Assistant Choir Director for the Youth & Young Adult Choir at Morning Star Christian Church. She is also a faithful member of the Adult Mass Choir.
Lady Salter also serves as the Sunday School Teacher for the Little Lambs Class. She has a special love for kids. She has had the honor of working as a Special Education Paraeducator for 7 years. In 2020, she took on the role of collaborative teacher at Oak Mountain Middle School. Lady Salter is a devoted wife and loving mother of three sons.
Lady Salter stands beside Pastor Salter’s mission, and vision for ministry at Morning Star Christian Church. Together with the help of the Lord, they are striving to move the church forward and continue building a great ministry.