The Rev. Frank Broyles currently serves as Minister of Church and Community with the Faith Presbyterian Church in Huntsville, Alabama. He also serves as Executive Minister of the Huntsville Association for Pastoral Care (HAPC); Program Director of the Area Chapter of the National Conference For Community and Justice (NCCJ, originally known as the National Conference of Christians and Jews); and Senior Program Specialist for the Interfaith Mission Service.
He served as the first Administrative Director of Hospice of Huntsville; for fifteen years as Director of the Campus Ministry Association at UAH; and for twelve years as Adjunct Instructor at the School of Theology at the University of the South. He has provided a volunteer leadership ministry to the Interfaith Mission Service; Madison County Humanitarian Services Committee; Huntsville Association for Pastoral Care; United Way Community Needs; Mental Health Association; Community Action Agency; and Downtown Rescue Mission. His public service in leadership has influenced diversity component of the Chamber of Commerce Huntsville Leadership Initiative. He has also participated as a member of Leadership Huntsville and Leadership Alabama, a State-wide initiative that seeks innovative leaders in fields of endeavor and accomplishment.
His more recent unity-building work in the Huntsville area has included Coordinating Leadership in the “One Huntsville” Diversity movement, Coordinating Leadership with the Interfaith Dialogue Project, leadership in the Human Relations Commission, and Board membership in the Madison County International Services Council.
Denominationally, Rev. Broyles now co-chairs the South African Mission Task Force of the North Alabama Presbytery. He served as the Coordinator of five Presbytery/Ecumenical Mission Ventures, involving over 80 people in multi-faceted mission trips to South Africa in the last five years. His interdenominational professional and ministerial affiliations over the years have been with the National Council of Community Churches and the Interfaith Community Ministry Network.
He earned his B.A. from Rhodes College (Southwestern at Memphis) and his Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School. He carried out post-graduate non-degree studies at Sewanee’s School of Theology.
Rev. Broyles’ commitment to ecumenical and interfaith understanding has been significant and lasting. He has received close to 30 awards and recognitions for community service in inter-agency, ecumenical, and interfaith work. He has been honored by the Huntsville Times as the “Minister of the Last Quarter Century;” by the Community Action Agency with the Milton K. Cummings Award for Public Justice; by the Martin Luther King Awards Unity Committee with the 2004 Unity Award for Madison County; and by the North Alabama Arthritis Foundation as Humanitarian of the Year. Recently he was nominated to be in National Register’s “Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals.”