On June 8, 2024 we celebrated our 53rd annual commencement!

Thanks to Sharon Baptist Church for hosting us!

Dr. Valerie Andrews earned a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts English and a Master of Counseling Education from Millersville University. She continued her education at Palmer Theological Seminary where she earned her Master of Divinity in 2008, and in 2021, Dr. Andrews graduated from Thomas Jefferson University with a doctorate in Management of Strategic Leadership.

Dr. Andrews previously served as the Program Director for the PULPIT (Program for Urban Leaders and Pastors in Transition) at Missio Seminary. Presently, she is the Program Administrator for the Ministers Council for the American Baptist Churches, USA, where she provides direct and administrative assistance to 2000+ clerics.

Dr. Andrews serves on the United Theological Institute’s Committee of Advisors of United Lutheran Seminary. She also serves as an instructor for United Lutheran Seminary’s Urban Theological Institute’s Certificate Program, teaching Servant Leadership, Church Administration and Managing Church Conflict.

In March, 2019, she was installed as the Pastor of the Eternal Life Missionary Baptist Church in Southwest Philadelphia.