Reverend Lettie M. Carr

Lettie M. Carr was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Alexandria, Va., where she graduated from T.C. Williams High School in 1978.  After graduating from Smith College in Northampton, Mass., with a dual major in African-American and American Studies; she went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan in 1986. She completed ministerial training at the Ministers’ Institute, Church of the Great Commission, Camp Springs, Md., and the Evangelical Training Association COR Bible Institute in 2013.

Chaplain Carr has been invited to preach, speak, teach, and train, in churches, conferences, prisons, criminal justice conventions and in other settings both domestically and internationally. She has also conducted leadership and other professional development seminars for the State of Maryland Department of Public Safety.

Chaplain Carr is an associate pastor of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden and serves in the Prison and Women’s ministries and is an altar counselor She previously served as the Elder over Evangelism at the Church of the Great Commission, Camp Springs, Maryland for 10 years.   

Chaplain Carr is married to Minister Neal Carr and they have two children, Nelson and Gabrielle.

Melissa Fischer