Rev. Dave Briley
Pastor Dave, a native of Lima Ohio, served as the Associate Pastor of Oak Hill Baptist Church from February 2000 – January 2017. Rev. Briley continues to serve the Lord at Oak Hill as Pastor Emeritus. He is an alumnus of North Central Bible College (now University) and has studied at the University of Minnesota, Syracuse University, and the University of North Florida.
Pastor Dave and his wife, Sharon, have been part of the Oak Hill congregation for over thirty-five years. Their three daughters, Shari, Kim, and Debbie were reared at Oak Hill and all three accepted Christ here at the church. Shari and Kim are still involved with Oak Hill. Debbie lives with her family in Wisconsin. Now, Pastor Dave and Sharon are watching their grandchildren grow up at Oak Hill.
In January 1998, Pastor Dave completed a twenty-five year career with the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, retiring as the senior captain. He began serving Oak Hill as visitation pastor at that time, was ordained in December 1999, and was called to his current position in February 2000. He also serves on the Civil Service Commission of Columbia Heights and in other civic volunteer roles.
Oak Hill Baptist Church, 4141 University Ave. NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55432