Fred Sloan, Director of Prison Discipleship Ministry, is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). The James River Presbytery of the PCA appointed Fred to be an evangelist to lead the Prison Discipleship Ministry in 2017. The presbytery created a commission to oversee the ministry, and Fred is responsible to and meets with the commission regularly.
Fred grew up in Alabama and Georgia and is a graduate of Tennessee Temple College, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in English. He went on to earn a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
The session of McKinney Memorial Bible Church in Fort Worth, Texas, first ordained Fred to Christian ministry, and he began serving the church as a youth pastor in 1974.
Fred moved to Richmond, Va., in 1978 to start a new church. Since then he helped start another church and also served on the staff and as the director of the Christian Counselors Training Center.
Fred moved his ordination to the PCA and the James River Presbytery in 2001. He serves churches in the presbytery through supply preaching and administration of the Lord’s Supper.
Fred and his wife, Grace, fellowship at All Saints Presbyterian Church in Richmond.