The White Stone Baptist Church pastor is the Rev. Dr. Manuel Scott “Jeff” Shanaberger. Pastor Jeff began his ministry at White Stone in October 2011 after serving for more than two years as the intentional interim pastor at Nomini Baptist Church in Montross, where he and his wife Karen were introduced to life in the Northern Neck.
Pastor Jeff, a native Virginian, grew up in the town of Chatham and was a member of Chatham Baptist Church, where he was ordained in 1976. He earned his B.A. in religion from the University of Richmond, his master of divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in American Religious History from the University of Virginia.
Over the past 39 years he has pastored churches in North Carolina, West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. He has also taught at a number of Virginia colleges and universities as an adjunct professor of religion.
Pastor Jeff and Karen have five grown children and eight grandchildren.
Sunday School Director
Matt, who also serves as a deacon and chair of our Personnel Committee, has been serving as our Sunday School Director for the last two years. He and our teachers are committed to faithfully teaching and mentoring their students in the Word of God and in helping them apply it to their lives. Two years ago our children and youth department started using the Discipleland curriculum which has been well-received by both our teachers and students.
Music Director – Vacant
Ann is a long time resident of White Stone. She has faithfully served White Stone Baptist Church as organist for more than 30 years and was choir director for more than 15.
Gary began serving White Stone Baptist Church as pianist in January 2006. Gary also assists in working with the choir.
In addition to serving as the church organist, Ann is also the church secretary, handling all administrative work for the congregation and pastor.Email: email@example.com
Call: 804-435-1413 Mail: 517 Chesapeake Drive, PO Box 45, White Stone, VA 22578