Pastor Sandy

In 1977, Reverend Sandra Echevarria graduated with a degree in Ministerial Studies from Zion Bible Institute in Rhode Island. She went on to receive her Bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. She was later ordained by W. T. Stegall Evangelistic Association.

Throughout her years in ministry, she served as both interim pastor and assistant pastor of Calvary Pentecostal Church in East Freetown, MA. She was the principal, administrator and teacher at Calvary Christian School in East Freetown. During her 15-year tenure in this capacity, and for several subsequent years, she served in prison ministry in Bridgewater, MA.

She would later join the faculty at East Gate Christian Academy in Fall River, MA. In 2004, Pastor Sandra would become founder and pastor of New Life Pentecostal Church of Acushnet, MA, where she continues to shepherd all who are hungry for God's Word.