Brenda Sanders Elder
Elder Brenda Shelton-Sanders is a native of Venton, MD and is the daughter of Joe and Blanche Shelton. She resides in Pocomoke City, MD. She attended the Somerset County Public Schools and is a 1979 Washington High School graduate. She has been employed at Apple Discount Drugs in Fruitland, MD for the past 25 years.
Brenda attended New Macedonia Baptist Church for over 20 years and served as an usher, a Sunday school teacher, and Vacation Bible teacher and an Associate Minister. In 2008, she joined Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Princess Anne, MD under the leadership of the Rev. Carroll Mills. At this branch of Zion, she has taught Sunday school, Vacation Bible School; she is a Greeter, Pastor’s Aid member, a Missionary, Coordinator for the Nursing Home Ministry, is a part of the Youth Empowerment Studies and an Associate Minister.
Brenda was licensed to preach the gospel on August 2, 1997 by Bishop Isaac Jenkins, Sr. She also has theological training; an Associate Degree of Ministry and an Associate Degree in Counselling from Christian World College of Theology in Salisbury, MD under the direction of the late Rev. Ray Chamberlain. She has Certificates of Christian and Missionary Leaderships under the Progressive Baptist Association Continuing Education.