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Welcome to 
The Historic Second African Baptist Church

Discover a Legacy of Faith, Community Involvement and History

At The Historic Second African Baptist Church, we invite you to step into a rich tapestry of heritage and spirituality that has spanned generations. Nestled in the heart of Savannah, Georgia, our church stands as a testament to the enduring power of faith and community.


Family Matters

At The Historic Second African Baptist Church, family is at the heart of everything we do. We cherish the bonds that unite us and believe in nurturing a sense of belonging for all. From the youngest members to the elders, we celebrate the diversity and strength that each family brings to our congregation.



Diversity is the vibrant tapestry that enriches the fabric of The Historic Second African Baptist Church. We celebrate the beauty of our differences and recognize that every individual brings a unique perspective, experience, and background to our congregation.


Community Matters

At The Historic Second African Baptist Church, we believe that true spiritual growth happens best in community. That's why we invite you to join our vibrant and welcoming Small Groups – where meaningful connections are forged, friendships are deepened, and lives are transformed.

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Meet Reverend Chauncey Blige

Our Pastor

Rev. Chauncey Blige is a native of Savannah, Georgia. He is the son of Mr. David Blige and Ms. Chantay Taylor. Rev. Blige is married to Mrs. Reynarda Blige and they have a blended family of 4 children. Rev. Blige is also the proud grandfather of K’ior.


On February 27, 2011, Reverend Blige received his licensed to preach the gospel by his former pastor, the late Rev. Dr. Wilson Scott from his home church, Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. In 2015, he accepted the position as a youth pastor at New Generation Full Gospel Baptist Church, where God allowed the Holy Spirit to utilize him as a divine instrument to win souls for Jesus Christ. Which led to him being fully ordained by his mentor Bishop Norris Darden of New Generation Full Gospel Baptist Church in January of 2020. Currently, Pastor Blige has been called to lead the flock at Second African Baptist Church as the 23rd pastor of the historic site. 

Rev. Blige has a Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Shaw University, a Master’s of Art’s Degree in Business and Organizational Security from Webster University, and a Master’s of Ministry Degree in Biblical Studies from the New Generation Full Gospel Biblical Institute.

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