Elder Robert Sanders is a member of El Bethel in Phoenix, Arizona. His Pastor is the Honorable Bishop Gregory Newman. Elder Sanders past and present positions in the church include Men’s Ministry Secretary, Men’s Ministry President, Greeter’s President, Publications Committee Chairman, Christian Education Superintendent, Christian Education Teacher, and Altar Worker.
He currently serves at the El Bethel Outreach Director. He has served at the Mountain States Council level as Men’s Ministry Secretary and Men’s Ministry President. He also served as the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World International Men’s Ministry Regional Representative for the 15th Episcopal District. Prior to his election as Vice President for the IMMA; he served as the IMMA Secretary.
Elder Sanders is the Regional Director for Emergency Services at Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest. He manages the social services that include food banks, employment, food stamp application assistance, utility assistant, rental assistance, financial literacy, disaster response, and homeless shelter programs.
Elder Sanders retired from the United States Air Force. He is married to Gwendolyn and they have four children, DaNita, Alana, Darian and Roberta.