The Reverend Vinicent Holland relocated to Fauquier County in 2007. He is an ordained and licensed minister, currently serving as Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Woodville, Virginia and as Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church in Warrenton, Virginia where he leads what has become a weekly Community Bible Study.
He actively participates on numerous boards in the Fauquier County and Warrenton area as a member of the Rappahannock Clergy Association, the Citizens Action Team for 21st Century Policing, and of Common Threads, a joint ministry with St. James Episcopal Church. “Reverend Vini” also serves as a Trustee with Covenant Christian Academy, Warrenton, Virginia and as Co- Moderator of the Council Addressing Local Issues Preventing Equality (and) Reconciliation (C.A.L.I.P.E.R). A Community Stakeholder with Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center, he also serves with the National Association of Community Mediation and works with numerous local, state, and national Civil Rights organizations. In addition, he is asked to sit on numerous panels and enjoys being engaged in endeavors that create unity and grow the Beloved Community.
Reverend Holland believes that Spiritual Health and Mental Health go hand-in- hand. His desire is to contribute to the improvement of mental health for all, diminishing the stigma associated with mental health and considers himself blessed to be able to work with the Mental Health Association of Fauquier County (MHAFC). Pastor Vini enjoys reading, writing and sports. He and his wife, Mrs. Charlene Smith Holland, are blessed with six children and six grandchildren.
This is our time on the history line of God . This is it. What will we do with the one deep exhale of God on this earth? For we are but a vapor and we have to make it count. We’re on. Direct us, Lord, and get us on our feet.
Location: 39 Alexandria Pike, Warrenton, VA 20186