Siloam Baptist Church
Evangelist Gloria Rich, Daughter
Evangelist Gloria Louise Hunter Rich is the daughter of the late William and Lue Hunter. She is the eighth child of the five sisters and three brothers that was born to this family. She received her early education at Montross elementary school. After her completion from A.T. Johnson in the eighth grade she was matriculated to Washington and Lee high school and graduated in 1977. After graduation she decided to go to Rappahannock Community College in 1978-1979.
In March of 1979 she was joined in Holy Matrimony to Charles Edward Rich. The Union has been blessed with two sons and six grandchildren. Evangelist Rich, acknowledged the call upon her life to the ministry in 1996.She heeded the call and God prepared her to do His will. In 1996 to 1998 she attended the Faith Bible Institute under the Leadership of Moderator Claude Tate. She was awarded a Two year certificate in December 1998.
In June 24,1998 she preached her initial sermon and has been doing thus saith the Lord through her dedicated services working in outreach ministry in the Communities and going to the Jail. and teaching Bible study to the women at Northern neck Regional Jail in Warsaw. Minister Rich has held several positions in the church. She was a member of the Usher board, sung on the Senior and Inspirational choir. She taught and helped out with the Believer's class. She was President of the Women's Fellowship and Christian Education. She is a Praise dancer. She teaches Adult Sunday school and is the President of the Westmoreland Sunday School Union.
In 2000 she graduated from Alpha Bible College with an Associate's degree in Biblical studies from First Baptist church in Lorretta Va. Upon all this she was Ordained in August 25th 2001 by the late Reverend Clarence Long Jr. Pastor. Evangelist Rich is an Associate minister at Siloam Baptist Church and her Pastor is Connie Jones Jr. She loves encouraging everyone that she meets with a encouraging word from the God.
She has been working for Westmoreland Public schools for 11 years. Her favorite scripture is Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not to unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him and he shall direct thy path."
Minister Cheryl Henry, Daughter
Minister Cheryl Henry was born July 15, 1969, in King George County to Thomas and Theresa Jordan. She received her early education in the King George County School System. At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior was baptized and became a member of Little Ark Baptist Church, King George. Currently, she is a member of Siloam Baptist Church. Minister Henry furthered her education by attending Strayer University and is currently enrolled in Liberty University pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies (graduating May 2016). She is currently employed at Solutions Development Corporation in Dahlgren, VA. On January 6, 1994, she was joined in Holy Matrimony to Keith Lionel Henry. This union has been blessed with one daughter, Kelsey, who is their precious jewel and a testimony to others. The call into the ministry was upon her in 2007 and she heeded the call and did her initial sermon “Uncover the Sins, It’s a Matter of Life or Death” on February 10, 2008. Since her calling, God continues to use her to deliver His word. Minister Henry currently serves as Chairman of the Advisory Council. She is the President of the Anointed Praise Dance Ministry and is also the Overseer for God’s Gifted Creations, Destined, and Prince and Princesses of Praise Dance Ministries. She served faithfully as Youth Minister for fifteen years.
She has a passion for the youth and her desire is for all youth to develop a strong relationship with Christ and to succeed in their academic studies. She has served as the Vacation Bible School Coordinator and has taught Youth Bible Study and Sunday School. Before accepting her call into the ministry, Minister Henry, served faithfully on the Deaconess Ministry. She is actively involved with the Westmoreland School System where she served as the past President of the Parent Teacher Association and served on the Student Achievement and Parental Engagement Committee. In March 2015, Minister Henry was recognized by the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club for all her contributions in support of the youth in the community.
Minister Henry loves the Lord with all her heart, mind and soul. She is definitely one after God’s own heart. One of her favorite scriptures is Psalm 34:8 – “O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.”
Minister Lethia Johnson, Daughter
Minister Lethia Johnson was born in Westmoreland County, VA to the late Oscar Brooks and Deaconess Betty Brooks. She received her early education from Westmoreland County Public Schools. At an early age she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior. She was baptized and became a member of Siloam Baptist Church, Montross, VA.Minister Johnson furthered her education by attending Rappahannock and Germanna Community colleges. She received an Associate’s degree in counseling from Alpha Bible College then received a certificate of completion from Faith Bible Institute.Minister Johnson was joined in Holy Matrimony to Deacon James Johnson, a man who worships and loves God. From this union they were blessed with one son, Gary, his wife Christal, five blessed grandchildren and two great grandchildren.Minister Johnson answered the call that God had placed on her life and was licensed to preach God’s word in November 2005. She truly believes in Out Reach Ministry and accepts her calling to minister to God’s people. Minister Johnson is the overseer of the Worshippers of Wisdom, a member of the Anointed Siloam Praise Dance Ministry, Sunday School teacher alongside her husband at Commonwealth Farnham Manor Nursing Home, overseer of the Save a Life Ministry and grief ministry. Minister Johnson was recognized by the Coalition of Healthy Communities for her outstanding Leadership with the Save a Life Ministry.Minister Johnson does not give herself the credit but gives God all the glory for this is our reasonable service unto the Lord.Minister Johnson’s favorite scriptures are Psalm 121: “My help cometh from the Lord” and Matthew 25:40 “And the king will answer and say unto them, Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.”
Minister Brenda Fauntleroy
Minister Brenda Fauntleroy was born in Westmoreland County, VA to the late Charles Edward Stull, Sr. and Geraldine Stull. She has three brothers and two sisters. She received her education in the Westmoreland County Public School System. She is a 1980 graduate of Washington & Lee High School. She was baptized at an early age as a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church. She is very thankful for her belated grandmother, Annie Crawley, who planted the seed of servitude.
Minister Fauntleroy furthered her education by attending Faith Bible Institute where she graduated in 2005. Minister Fauntleroy was joined in Holy Matrimony to Deacon Clyde Fauntleroy. Together they have three children, Lakkisha Kelly, Quinton Fauntleroy and Aleisha Fauntleroy. They have four beautiful grandsons. Minister Fauntleroy heard the call of God and she was licensed to preach God’s word in October 2000. Minister Fauntleroy currently serves as an Associate Minister at Siloam Baptist Church. She is the Sunday School Chaplain, Youth Sunday School teacher, President of the Senior Choir and President of the Women’s Ministry. Minister Fauntleroy also assists the Pastor as needed by the power and aid of the Holy Spirit. Minister Fauntleroy’s goal is to win souls for the Kingdom of God. Minister Fauntleroy’s favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.”