Rev. Dr. Danielle L. Brown


The Reverend Dr. Danielle L. Brown is the Senior Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Plainfield, New Jersey. Elected on August 7, 2021, she is the first woman to serve in this capacity since the church’s founding in 1908. A natural leader, Rev. Dr. Brown has served in various capacities where she has worked to develop and implement ministry programs and strategies. She has a passion for mentoring and assisting in the development of faith and community leaders. Dr. Brown is currently a co-mentor to the Pointer/Brown/Goodman Doctoral Fellows at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. She has the honor of serving on the Advisory Board of the Women in Ministry Conference, Inc. convened by The Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale in Atlanta, GA, and as the Assistant Secretary of the Hampton Minister’s Conference. Dr. Brown is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Both servant and scholar, Rev. Dr. Brown holds Master of Education and Bachelor of Science Degrees from Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia, and both a Master of Divinity Degree and Master of Arts Degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She also holds an earned Doctor of Ministry Degree from Palmer Theological Seminary in St. David’s Pennsylvania, where she studied Leadership and Church Renewal. Rev. Dr. Brown loves God, God’s Church, and God’s people. She counts it an honor and a privilege to serve.