Name: Sabrina St.Clair, D.Min., CSAC, CPC
Atlantic Region Executive Committee Member Role: Chair
Biography: Rev. Dr. Sabrina St.Clair serves as the Vice Chair of the AAPC Atlantic Region. She is the founder and senior pastor of Rhema Christian Ministry located in Fredericksburg VA. Dr. St.Clair is the wife of Elder Hughey A. St.Clair III, and the mother of Quiana Williams and Rev. Shauna St.Clair-Flemming. Dr. St.Clair holds a Doctor of Ministry from Virginia Union University, where her focus was on social ethics and women’s issues. She also holds a Master of Divinity from Virginia Union University where she graduated with honors. She completed VIP Care Pastoral Counseling Certificate Program. She is a fellow of the Princeton University’s Engle Institute of Preaching. Dr. St.Clair is a published author of “Breaking the Cycle of Low Self Esteem – One Church’s Response to Women and Girls in Poverty.” She is a guest lectionary with the African American Lectionary. She is an adjunct professor at Germanna Community college and the site coordinator and instructor for the Fredericksburg campus of the Virginia Union University’s Evan Smith Institute of Higher Learning.
She has received awards for her community involvement with addressing the needs of poverty in women and children. Dr. St.Clair is committed to working with women and girls to find their voice and rise above the disparities associated with low self esteem. She is currently working with homeless women at a local shelter in Fredericksburg, VA. Young Women of Excellence is a program that was established by Dr. St.Clair to address the disparities that girls face in their developmental stages. Dr. St.Clair served as executive director of the Fresh Start Program. This program focused on addressing the mental health and physical needs of marginalized families who were struggling with their identity and purpose.
Dr. St.Clair desires to share the emancipating love of God with the world.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4