ON THE RIVER AT 801 SOPHIA STREET IN DOWNTOWN FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA
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Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site) is currently looking for a part-time youth minister
Applications must be postmarked by October 1, 2016
Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site) is a vibrant and historic congregation that has played a vital role over the years in Fredericksburg's African American community. It has more than five hundred active members and actively works to live out the gospel of Jesus Christ, both locally and abroad. The church maintains a warm, ecumenical relationship with a group of socially and spiritually active downtown churches with whom it is in close fellowship.
Throughout its long and illustrious history, this progressive, Christ-honoring congregation has faithfully gathered on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Prior to 1854, Shiloh was a racially diverse congregation. At that time, however, the white portion of the congregation chose to move to a separate facility, allowing Shiloh to become an independent African American congregation.
A physical crisis in the late 1880s led to a division in the congregation. Two sister congregations began using the name Shiloh Baptist Church. To avoid confusion, the congregation remaining on the original site became known as Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site).
Since its founding, Shiloh has played an important role in many movements important to African Americans, and this heritage continues to inform its forward-moving vision. For a fuller account of the congregation's history, click here.
In June 2014, after an extended and prayerful process, the Rev. Dr. Aaron L. Dobynes, Sr., began as our dynamic pastor. A native of Alabama, he ministered most recently in Shreveport, Louisiana. To learn more about our pastor, click here.
Our pastor emeritus, the Rev. Dr. Lawrence A. Davies, retired in March 2012 after leading the congregation for fifty years. In addition to pastoring, he was a social, political, and civic leader in the city of Fredericksburg. He remains an active member of the congregation.
The Youth Minister is responsible for developing and leading youth programs according to the vision of the church and the purpose of the youth minstry. The Youth Minister is also responsible for recruiting and training volunteer leaders concerning programs and activities when children and youth are involved.
Specific responsibilities include:
The Youth Minister must:
All applications must be postmarked by October 1, 2016. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
To apply, please provide each of the following items in the same single submission:
Everything should be submitted to:
Youth Ministry Search Panel
Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site)
PO Box 461
Fredericksburg VA 22404
You may contact the Youth Ministry Search Panel by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.