THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH GLENARDEN STORY
In 1917, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Warren planted a seed: a humble, at-home
Bible study. Fast forward 100 years and that kernel of faith has grown to
become the internationally renowned First Baptist Church of Glenarden
International! God has done great things at First Baptist Church for over 100
The history of First Baptist is one filled with faithful men and women of
God who helped build their community and stood tall for Christ during the
Civil Rights movement. To this present day, FBCG is committed to
spreading the gospel of Christ and making a positive impact in our culture.
On January 14th, God called Pastor John Jenkins, a true son of this
church, came back to FBCG to become its Senior Pastor. Under his faithful
and humble leadership, FBCG began to reach hundreds and then thousands
of souls for Christ.
Through Pastor John’s leadership, an incredible ministry began to as the
unique pouring out of God’s Spirit began to overflow. As a result, in 1996,
FBCG founded SHABACH! Ministries, its community service arm, empowers
and educates the next generation of young people in the community.
Worship services and special events are viewed online in more than 20
countries. FBCG also has high-level classes through its Bible Institutes and
has a strategic partnership with Denver Seminary.
FBCG is blessed to have some of the best Bible teachers and musicians come
to minister in their church. Dr.Tony Evans, Bishop TD Jakes, Kirk Franklin, CeCe
Winans, and many more great men and women of God come to FBCG as guest
FBCG is committed to making “dynamic disciples” and makes teaching the
word of God a priority by having many options to grow as a follower of Jesus
through the Bible Institute.
During the COVID pandemic, FBCG experienced unprecedented growth
worldwide through its online ministry. Over 60,000 people all over the world
now call FBCG their church home. You never know what to expect at FBCG!
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH GLENARDEN VISION STATEMENT
Developing Dynamic Disciples through Discipleship, Discipline and Duplication.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH GLENARDEN VALUE STATEMENTS
- S – Seek God First
We commit to seek God first for direction in every decision, whether great or
- E – Evangelism
Because it is God’s desire that no one should perish, we are equipped to share
the love of Christ wherever and whenever, with anyone, out of gratitude for
God sparing us from eternal damnation.
- E – Excellence
Daniel 5:14, 6:3
We strive to give God our very best! Diligence, responsibility and faithfulness
are essential ingredients to succeed in anything God has tasked us to do, as
demonstrated by Daniel.
- H – Honor/Humility
Esteeming others higher than ourselves, regardless of their title, position or
status, is our priority because everyone was created in the image of God.
- I – Integrity
Honesty is demonstrated by doing what we commit to do.
- M – Mentoring
2 Timothy 2:2
God has given everyone a purpose, and we commit to impart in others lessons
learned to help them fulfill their destiny.
WHY WORK AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH GLENARDEN?
Pastor John and his team have created a phenomenal ministry culture. For
those who come onto the FBC team you will discover:
- A ministry team that is authentic.
- A ministry team that honors Christ together
- A ministry where there is freedom from micromanagement.
- A ministry where you will be developed to be the best version of your God-given self.
- A ministry team where you work with some of the best ministry talent in the U.S.
Turnover at FBC is very low.
Why? Because it is a fantastic place to be.
The First Baptist Church of Glenarden is seeking a full-time Director of
Safety and Security to serve and be responsible for developing and
directing strategic planning, implementation and management of the
security operations and function aligned with FBCG’s overall mission and
purpose. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining a
comprehensive safety and security program which protects members,
guests/visitors, leaders, students and employees. This critically important
leadership role has responsibility and accountability for developing and
executing a security and threat management program as well as leading a
world class, security department to identify risks, threats, develop
innovative and cost-effective mitigation strategies, conduct sensitive
internal investigations and play an important leadership role in crisis
management, emergency response planning and safety management.
With the support of existing safety & security staff, this position manages a
team of law enforcement personnel, as well as security support staff, and
provides guidance and works in conjunction with volunteer in the Safety
and Traffic Control Ministry as well as other ministries and operational staff.
The incumbent will partner with the Deacons Ministry, Finance Department
and others to coordinate the operational flow of monetary proceeds from
tithes and offerings. This is intended to ensure the retrieval, safeguarding
and transport of tithes and offerings at all times. Work directly with the
Information Technology Department as it relates to the installation,
monitoring and surveillance of security cameras and the Facilities
Department as it relates to the alarm and access control systems in each
facility. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is responsible for planning, developing, managing and
evaluating all security, safety, traffic and related services for the First
Baptist Church of Glenarden and SHABACH! Ministries, Inc., in accordance
with organizational objectives, industry standards and applicable
regulatory requirements. Duties and responsibilities include but are not
• Day-to-day operations: Lead a diverse team of law enforcement
professionals and security support staff as well as develop, implement and
oversee innovative and cost-effective strategies to assess and mitigate
risks, protect staff, members, students, and guests. Close collaboration
with important stakeholders including Facilities, Human Resources,
Information Technology, business leaders and extended stakeholders in
the community. Identify and integrate leading and cost-effective and
security and threat management practices into day-to-day operations of
the organization. Managing the surveillance of all facilities and equipment
to maintain reasonably safe and secure environments for members, guests,
visitors, employees and others who come in contact with FBCG facilities.
• Loss Prevention and Employee Safety: Develop, implement, and refine
security processes and policies, to identify and reduce risks, limit liability
and potential exposure to theft and fraud. Conduct annual risks and threat
assessment with appropriate stakeholders. Closely collaborate with the
business operations and ministry departments to develop safety and
security awareness training, emergency preparedness. loss prevention and
• Crisis Management and Emergency Response: Create cost-effective
plans and exert strong leadership in crisis management situations arising
from natural disasters, physical threats, political risks, as well as terrorism
or civil unrest. Leads the Crisis Management and Emergency Response
Team, ensuring a timely and coordinated response to emergencies.
• Law Enforcement & Regulatory Agency Liaison: Effectively engage in
productive liaison with appropriate senior officials in federal, state and
local law enforcement agencies, to effectively address risks from
workplace violence, domestic terrorism, data integrity, intellectual
property theft as well as unforeseeable future contingencies.
• Investigations: Oversee robust protocols to ensure consistent, efficient,
and cost-effective sensitive investigations. Actively manage sensitive
investigations into allegations of financial fraud, theft of intellectual
property and other violations of the FBCG Code of Conduct under the
oversight of internal counsel and/or external counsel, as appropriate.
IS FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH GLENARDEN FOR YOU?
- Do you like to function in a fast-paced, high energy environment?
- Do you have strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills?
- Do you have experience with safety protocols, safety training or safety
- Do you have knowledge, skills and abilities dealing with planning and
executing complex projects in the areas of capital facilities, resource
management, security protocols, budget and operation policies.
- Do you have a minimum of ten years of full-time security, law enforcement
or military experience with a demonstrated track record of progressive
levels of supervisory, command or executive management experience?
If this sounds like the perfect fit, reach out to the Group ONE39 team today!
- 3 H’s are a MUST…hungry, humble, & hustle
- Highly motivated initiator & self-starter
- Think fast & act quick
- If you have to ask what emotional intelligence is, NEXT!
- Drama free, please!
- Have fun, laugh, and walk in joy
- Flexible, driven, goal-oriented and gets it done early
WASHINGTON D.C. METRO AREA
The Washington D.C. metropolitan area (also known as the National Capital
Region and colloquially as the DMV for “D.C., Maryland, Virginia”) is the
metropolitan area centered on Washington, D.C., the capital of the United
States. The area includes all of the federal district and parts of the U.S. states
of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the larger Baltimore–
Washington metropolitan area.
The Washington D.C. metropolitan area is one of the most educated and
most affluent metropolitan areas in the US. Attractions abound in the area,
offering a range of activities. Washington D.C. offers national monuments and
museums like the world-famous Smithsonian; Baltimore attracts visitors to its
Inner Harbor area with the National Aquarium and is the home of Under
Armour; while Northern Virginia offers a blend of Civil War history and
wineries with a growing business climate.
The Washington Metro allows for easy access to and around our nation’s
capital and surrounding areas. Six lines run throughout the day from more
than 90 stations in the DMV. We have three major airports (BaltimoreWashington International, Dulles International and Reagan National).