First Shiloh Baptist Church

Elder. Cory Hardy Sr. accepted the Lord and was Baptized at First Shiloh Baptist Church at the age of 15. He was licensed to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ in 2010 and has been ordained since 2015 under the tutelage of Pastor Jason J. Drayton at first Calvary Baptist Church.

During his time at First Calvary Elder. Hardy served as minister of youth, and was involved in a plethora of ministries offered there.

In 2016 after much prayer, Elder Hardy was led to serve as Youth Pastor at Zion Baptist Church in the City of Buffalo.

Elder Hardy has spent over 20 yrs working with youth and inspiring young people to live for Christ while young.

Elder. Hardy and his wife Chandra are the proud parents of 3 beautiful children Calia, Cory jr, and Chanea.

One of Elder Hardy favorite scriptures is 1 Timothy 4:12 (NLT)

Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live.

Elder Frank Thomas

Elder Frank Thomas gave his life to Christ at the age of 12 and became a member of the First Shiloh Baptist church under Rev. E.J. Echols Sr., was ordained deacon in 1990 again at the Faith B.C. from 1995-99.

He received his Certificate of License in the Gospel Ministry on 5-13-2000 under Elder. James R. Banks II, Faith Baptist Church 626 Humboldt Parkway. Buffalo, NY

Elder Frank also received his Certificate of Ordination 4-17-05 under Elder James R. Banks.

He served as Director of Christian Education – Bethel AME Episcopal Church under Pastor Rev, Richard Stenhouse from 2006 to 2007

He received Instructor certification from the Sunday School Publishing Board 5-28-2014.

Presently, Elder Thomas Is the producer, teacher of the Truth Matters Bible study video seen on Facebook and YouTube.

In addition to his law enforcement career, Elder Thomas has served as Chaplain Coordinator for the Erie County Sheriff Department and later as a chaplain for the Bureau of the FBI, serving at Buffalo, NY and at Quantico, Va.  Academy

Elder Thomas's dedication to ministry is reflected in his certification in the Gospel Ministry and his ordination as an elder.

Elder. Corey Hardy Sr.

Pastoral Staff

Reverend David E. Hampton  accepted Jesus Christ into his life as a teenager. He has been a member of First Shiloh for more than 22 years. He was licensed to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in 1997 and has been ordained since 2010.

Reverend Hampton holds a Doctorate of Jurisprudence (Law)  as well as a BS undergraduate both from the University of Buffalo.

Reverend Hampton and his wife Annmarie are the proud parents of 4 children and they have 6 grandchildren.

Reverend Hampton's favorite scripture is:

Phillppians 4:13 :

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

   Reverend David Hampton