Our First Lady

Rev. Monique Carter is a native of Baltimore, Maryland.  She was called by God into the gospel ministry several years ago.  She delivered her initial sermon in August 2003 at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, Baltimore, Maryland.  Rev. Carter is a powerful, spirit-filled prayer warrior and loves to preach God’s Word.  She has conducted workshops, seminars and religious programs throughout the country.

Educated in the catholic schools of Baltimore, she graduated from Archbishop Keough High School.  Her higher education includes an Associate Degree from the Catonsville Community College, and extended studies at Coppin State University.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.  In May 2011 she graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary, Lancaster, PA.

Gifted with her hands, Rev. Carter is an entrepreneur and has owned and operated two businesses.  A licensed cosmetologist, she was the first African-American female to own and operate a business in the city of Colonial Heights, Virginia.

She is the wife of Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter, Jr., pastor of New Shiloh Baptist Church. Over the past twenty-six years they have ministered at Zion Baptist Church, Reading, Pennsylvania; First Baptist Church, Petersburg, Virginia; and, currently, New Shiloh Baptist Church, Baltimore, Maryland.   Rev. Carter has accompanied her husband to Trinidad and Tobago, London, Nassau and Brazil doing outreach work for the Lord.  

Rev. Monique Carter, a dedicated disciple committed to serving the Lord in season and out of season, is the mother of two sons, Daniel Nathan, and Timothy Alfonso.