Michelle Addison Jones is the Visionary of Universal Ministries and has recently launched “Writing
In The Spirit Book Ministry.” She is a licensed Minister in the State of Maryland and has received
certification to preach under the tutelage of Drs. Harold A. Carter, Sr., and Harold A. Carter, Jr., Pastor of
New Shiloh Baptist Church. She has served in ministry for 13 years.
EDUCATION: Michelle attended the Harold A. Carter Determined Biblical and Theological Institute
where she completed her studies in religious education and matriculated at the College of Notre Dame
of Maryland. In 2014, she attended the Lancaster Bible College where she earned her Bachelors of Arts
Degree in Religious Education, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She is currently pursuing her Master’s
Degree in Healthcare Administration where she hopes to become an advocate for Patient Safety
SOCIETIES: Michelle Addison Jones was inducted into the (Lifetime) National Honor Society for
Religious and Theological Studies (TAK). She has recently accepted membership to the National Honors
Society through the College of Notre Dame. She is a member of the Ministers and Evangelists Council at
New Shiloh Baptist Church where she volunteers her services as Secretary to the Council; she is a
member of the National Coalition of Prison Ministries, The Voices of Christ Literary Ministries
International, and on occasion she tours with Christian Authors on Tour (COAT).
AUTHOR: She is the author of two books, “As the Deer Pants for Streams of Water,” and
“Strengthened by Prayer (Interludes of Oneness)”. She is currently working on a
third book, “Masquerade” and hopes to publish soon. Michelle has also published an article in
the Tubman Times.