Rev. Carmen Watson

Reverend Carmen Watson attended Cedar Crest College and graduated receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology. Reverend Carmen Watson did her internship at Allentown General Hospital in 1977 and was the first black person to be accepted into the program. Her training was focused in the clinical laboratory world of medicine.

 In her forty-one year professional career, she has held varying supervisory positions in the Department of Clinical Chemistry. She was promoted to the position of Campus Administrative Director of Pathology for Fox Chase Cancer Center and Jeanes Hospital in 2012. She now works with thirteen Pathologists, eleven supervisors and one hundred and twenty employees. Her responsibilities are extended in many directions as she is a member of several committees for both hospitals e.g. Operations, Patient Safety, Joint Commission, Performance Improvement, Patient Satisfaction and many others.

Reverend Carmen Watson is married to Joe Watson. To this union, they were blessed with two beautiful daughters Jeanine and Jennifer.

Reverend Carmen Watson began worshiping at the Grace Baptist Church of Germantown in 1990. Being an active member, she has served as an Adult Sunday School Teacher, member of the Joint Board, Executive Council, Board of Christian Education, Long Range Planning Committee, Co-Coordinator of the Grace Day Community Outreach Ministry, Co-Coordinator of the Birthday Party for Jesus Outreach Ministry, Parents of the Youth Group, Youth Ministries helper, Women’s Retreat helper and a Children’s and Youth Retreat Discussion Leader. She was appointed as the Director of Children’s Church and has been serving in this capacity for twenty-two years. Reverend Watson also supports and encourages varying ministries of the church as she is known as an advocate and cheerleader.

Reverend Carmen Watson graduated from Palmer Theological Seminary in May of 2010 earning her Masters of Divinity.  She completed all requirements for Ordination and was recommended to proceed to Ordination in December 2013. In May of 2013, Reverend Carmen Watson was ordained.

Reverend Carmen Watson has an infectious spirit of fun and joy serving the Lord. She continuously strives to utilize her teaching and preaching gifts with enthusiasm and real hands on experiences.

Reverend Carmen Watson’s life verse -

Phil. 4:6, 7

Be careful for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.