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Min Carenda Deonne (Lady C)
Don't let anyone clip your wings when you have been created to soar.” (Pastor Joseph Prince)

Minister Carenda Deonne Pittman is a vibrant, pulsating and charismatic minister and conference speaker. Carenda is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. She received her BA degree in Business Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan, New York. Currently, Carenda is the President and founder of Far Above Rubies Enterprises (  

Far Above Rubies magazine is purposed to be a women’s guide to spiritual growth and holistic development. As Carenda leads her Far Above Rubies staff, the magazine has had the opportunity to feature women of inspiration such as First Lady Michelle Obama, Victoria Osteen (First Lady of Lakewood Church) and Serita Jakes (First Lady of the Potter’s House). Far Above Rubies has been highlighted as the Get ‘Em Girls of the week (a division of Simon and Shuster publishing company and On Daily Balance with Kim Jacobs that airs as a Nationally Syndicated Program on The Word Network. Far Above Rubies was also the 2011 recipient of the Black Essence Business Award. One of Far Above Rubies’ future business goals is to start a summer curriculum for youth and young adults who have a passion in developing their writing and entrepreneurial career. Far Enterprises has also launched its yearly “FAR Movement Conference” a time for women to come and be refreshed and motivated to pursue their purpose and dreams.

 Min. Carenda is also a published author and writer. Her first book, Soul of a Poet was published in 2007 and she is currently working on her next book to launch in 2015. Min Carenda enjoys writing poetry and will soon launch a consulting business to help others who desire to self publish their books.. Min Carenda currently has a weekly blog talk radio show that airs live every Tuesday at 6:30pm EST with co-host Reggie Gant that discusses real life, real women, real issues. ( Min Carenda previously partnered with Lady Louise Patterson, wife of the late Bishop GE Patterson, to host two minute inspirational messages for women on their radio station in TN. 

Min Carenda received her licensed to preach August 2007 under the leadership of Bishop John A. McCullough and Pastor Antwonn Lynch). Minister Carenda also finds time for community service and is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Above all, she models all that she does for Christ from Romans 8:28-31. Believing that her steps are ordered by God and that she is indeed chosen and sent to do his will.  

 Min Carenda currently resides in Maryland and is a member of Tabernacle of Praise Church in Baltimore, MD where Dr. Victoria Michaels Jefferson and Bishop Banks Jefferson are the Senior Pastors. Above all, Min. Carenda is a woman living on purpose to inspire others to live happy, healthy and whole. Min. Carenda’s humble spirit and unforgettable presence, is one that you will never forget.  

Conference and Seminar Topics Include:

 Life of A Pastor's Wife

Healing from a Divorce

Embracing your Call

Faith Vs Fear

The Power of Thought

I want to start a what?

How to Self Publish Your Book

Bouncing Back from Set Backs

What does Confidence look like

Believing in Yourself



09/25-09/27 (2015)