Chris Spurlin

Chris Spurlin

Contact Information

Phone: 256-835-1323

Chris Spurlin serves as the Place 4 Council Member for the City of Oxford and council president.  He is the pastor of Brookside Baptist Church in Oxford.  Spurlin has served on the council since 2008. Since his time in office, he believes that the greatest accomplishment serving the citizens of Oxford has been able to provide a better quality of life through the construction of Choccolocco Park, Bynum Community Center, Oxford Performing Arts Center, and renovation of Oxford Civic Center. Spurlin believes that issues that are important to Oxford are infrastructure improvements, public parks, renovation of the Quintard Mall, and access routes to and from the Oxford Exchange 


Spurlin is a 1985 graduate from Oxford High School. He obtained a degree in Sacred Literature from Covington Theological Seminary.  


Spurlin has been involved in many civic and non-profit organizations over the years including Oxford Jaycees, Baptist Service Center, World Changers, United Youth Ministry, Calhoun County United Task Force-Safety Division, Federal Legislative Committee for the Alabama League of Municipalities, chaplain for Oxford Fire Department, and an assistant coach for youth baseball. Spurlin has been a minister for 27 years. He is the husband to Terrie and father to Ryan (Laura), Kara (Josh), and Kaylee.