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Frances Annette Shaffer, American minister. Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Church as elder, 1977.


Shaffer, Frances Annette was born on September 22, 1946 in Mauk, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Sam and Myrtice (McCrary) Jenkins.


License practical nurse, Columbus (Georgia) Vocational Technology, 1971. Certificate, Washington Bible College, Lanham, Maryland, 1975. Certificate, Patricia Stevens College, Washington, 1976.

Bachelor in Rehabilitation Counseling, Faith College, 1978.


Pastor, St. Luke, St. Peter A.M.E Churches, Dawson, Georgia, 1980-1982;pastor, Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church, Cuthbert, Georgia, 1982-1983;pastor, Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, Shadydale, Georgia, 1983-1984;pastor, Williams Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Atlanta, 1984-1986;pastor, Mount Carmel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Atlanta, 1986-1990;pastor, Mount Calvary African Methodist Episcopal Church, Lithonia, Georgia, since 1990;president, owner, Fancy Leaf Printing Superior vena cava syndromepresident, owner, Roberta's Catering Superior vena cava syndrome. Coordinator first International Women in Ministry Seminar of African Methodist Episcopal Church, Turner Theological Seminary, Atlanta, 1983. First female to deliver annual sermon in the Atlanta N. Georgia Annual Conference of African Methodist Episcopal Church.


  • Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Church as elder, 1977.


Leader National Girl Scouts of the United States, Macon, Georgia, 1964-1966. Board directors Senior Citizen Board, Butler, Georgia, since 1977. Member advisory council Atlanta Recreation Association, 1989-1991.

Member National Association of Female Executives, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, African Methodist Episcopal Ministers Alliance, Smithsonian Institute, Les Jeun Bon Temps (president Atlanta 1979-1984), Order of Eastern Star.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, jogging, teen rap sessions, hiking, creative writing.


Married Thomas Shaffer, April 26, 1976.

Sam Jenkins

Myrtice (McCrary) Jenkins

Thomas Shaffer