Reverend Akil Dickens is currently serving as the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel AME Church. He served as the Senior Minister to Youth at Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington, Maryland under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Dr. Grainger Browning, Jr. & Rev. Dr. Jo Ann Browning. In addition to his ministerial duties at Ebenezer he serves under the appointment of Bishop James Davis as the Director of Youth Ministries for the 2nd Episcopal District.