Sandra Walton Carver, PME Director
As a member of the Lay Organization at FAME, Sis. Sandra served as the Lay Secretary, and worked diligently as Co-Chair of the Lay Moment Committee during Black History Month. At FAME, she has been a member of the Psalms of Praise Choir, taught Sunday School, and Vacation Bible School. She has written and shared a prayer during the National Day of Prayer and has been one of the Speakers for LAY Witness Sunday. She is a member of the Talented Ten Education Ministry and the Class Leaders Ministry.
Sis. Sandra is a retired Reading Specialist/Educator from Fairfax County Public Schools where she dedicated 29 years of service. She has mentored students and worked as a mentor to teachers in the FCPS Great Beginnings: Enriching the Experience course for experienced elementary teachers. She has also taught in the FCPS Academy Course Program, and worked as a Summer School Principal. Since retirement, Sandra has published two children’s books and tutored, virtually, several students in the area of reading. She taught in North Carolina and Louisiana for a total of six years, hence devoting 35 years to the field of Education for which she is quite passionate.
Her favorite scripture is Psalm 100:1-5 KJV, “Make a Joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness; come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, and His truth endureth to all generations.”
Sis. Sandra Walton Carver is a member of First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Manassas (FAME) in Manassas, Virginia where she has diligently served the Lord for 29 years. As a missionary, Sandra has served as the President of the Fredericka L. Hildebrand Missionary Society at FAME for the past eight years, and as their 1st Vice President and the PME Director. She has served as the PME Director for the Catherine C. Hemingway Area, and as Member-at-Large for the Washington Conference Branch Women’s Missionary Society. On April 24, 2022, Sandra was honored as an Extraordinary Woman for her years of commitment, dedication, and service to the Work of Missions for the Women’s Missionary Society representing the Catherine C. Hemingway Area at the Annual Recognition Luncheon. Sandra has also penned a prayer supporting Embracing Wholeness in a Pandemic World, which can be found on Page vi in the 2023 Edition of the Mission Education Curriculum (PME Book).