FBC NEW LIFE Leadership

Minister Sanetta Ponton

 Assistant to the Pastor
 Phone:877-704-2750 ext. 716
 Email: Min_Ponton@newlifeatfbc.com

351 W. Englewood Avenue
Englewood, NJ   07631

Minister Sanetta PontonMinister Sanetta Ponton is a native of Englewood, NJ and has been a member of First Baptist Church of Englewood for as long as she can remember.  Growing up she was a member of the Sunday School, the Angels, the Choraliers (now Heaven’s Prophecy), a Jr. Missionary, usher, and member of the youth fellowship.  As she became older she taught Sunday School and joined Total Praise and the Mass Choirs.  She is also a member of the New Generation Small Group and was a NEW Life Small Group leader.  
 Sanetta is a proud product of the Englewood Public School System and a graduate of Columbia University (BA, 2001) and Harvard Law School (JD, 2006).  She earned her Master’s of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School in 2012. Prior to becoming the Assistant to the Pastor at First Baptist Church, Sanetta worked in a variety of settings including private law firms, government and non-profit organizations including SonRise Development Corporation and Legal Outreach.  Most recently she spent the summer in Kenya  with the Umoja Project and this past school year served as the Ministerial Intern at Monument of Faith Church in Durham, NC where the Bishop Clarence Laney, Jr. is pastor.

She is the sister of Lemon Ponton and the daughter of Arthur and the late Leola Ponton.