Pastor Sandra Astacio
Pastor Sandra, her husband Antonio, and their family are lifelong residents of Florida. After earning her Christian Leader Certificate from globally recognized Bible Training Center for Pastors (BTCP) in 2013, she joined arms with powerful local ministries and supported several leadership roles from Master Teacher, New Member Ambassador, Women's Ministry Director, Church Administrator, Intercessor Team and more! She became an ordained Pastor in 2017 under the Apostolic covering of The City of Restoration Church in Valrico, FL. She has experience in church planting and leverages her passion for volunteer work within her community. She loves it so much that during the summer of 2020, she developed a community volunteer program called ‘W.E.SERVE!’ which focuses on Women being Empowered to serve in their community while exercising their spiritual gifts and demonstrating the heart of Christ.
In early 2022, she became an official member of Marquis Who's Who in America & is listed on their list of accomplished leaders. Additionally, she has also been featured in a local publications in the Tampa Bay area and as of 2023, became a member of NACM - National Association of Christian Ministers, where her services as an Ordained Minister of the Gospel can now be globally recognized!
As of 2018 she became a published Author of a Christian biography/memoir entitled, ‘In Pursuit of Becoming - One Woman's Journey to Herself’ which she shares a powerful testimony intertwined with biblical teaching, prophetic prayers, and inspiring poetry. It was actually published under the Ministry itself!
She then joined a highly successful group of bestselling Authors in a Christian fiction anthology entitled, ‘The Jots and Tittles of Scribes and Storytellers - Volume II’, released November 2020. Matter of fact, Volume III of that anthology was published in 2022 and she has a continuation of the same story that is included. She recently expanded her writing career with a continuation of her submitted work in this powerful compilation by releasing , 'Amelia Unlikely'. Find out more about her Authorship and how to get these literary creations at her own website, www.sandraastacio.com.