Chaplain Sandy Marie Smith is a God-Fearing woman and native of New Orleans, LA. who has been anointed by the Holy Spirit to preach and teach the gospel to the world while providing spiritual and emotional support. 

Sandy has seven beautiful children; Ashley, Tykeisha, April, Michael, William, Christopher, Kristin, and two grandchildren Adonis and Nova. Sandy is redefining what it means to be a modern woman of faith. Sandy has a unique way of reaching people who are seeking to make peace with their past, maximize their present, and deepen their relationship with God.

At 18 years old she was tempted to allow her journey as a young woman battling insecurities, low self-esteem, toxic relationships, domestic violence, and depression to define the rest of her life. It wasn't until she was in her darkest moment that she realized she only had two options: settle or emerge. Sandy dared to harness the wisdom of her past wounds and apply them to the hope for her future.  

The process of transforming from the insecure and fearful young woman that she was into the mother, grandmother, chaplain, businesswoman, and leader that she is, took dedication, discipline, resources, and spiritual growth. Her passion is to utilize her experiences, insight, and influence to help every soul she encounters to emerge into the best version of themselves. 

Sandy knew early in life that God had a great calling on her life. She knew that she was chosen for something totally great.  In  2018, Sandy birthed her purpose and  launched Survivor's Journey to Peace a domestic violence non-profit organization that focuses on rebuilding, restoring, and transforming the lives of domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. 

A ministry that focuses on incubating every woman to her fullness.  Since its conception Survivor's Journey to Peace

 has been successful at reaching and guiding hundreds of women to awaken healing, wholeness, and love for themselves.  A call to action functionality that led to the establishment of this platform. Sandy is a survivor of domestic violence and her unique intention to be a solution provider to the eradication of this malice from the society led to the establishment of this organization.  

Also in 2018, Sandy also birthed Level UP Mentoring Program a mentoring program for men, women, and youth designed to empower and encourage individuals to take their rightful place in their family, community, and in the Kingdom.  Level UP mentees will transform their lives and change their destiny to walk boldly into their future, while realizing and living a purpose filled life in God's Kingdom. A naturally gifted scholar, Sandy attended Cardinal Stritch University, where she studied Business Administration Management with emphasis on Human Resources and holds a Bachelor's Degree. Sandy is currently pursuing an Associates Degree in Theology at Midwest Bible College.

Through pain, trauma, physical and emotional abuse, Sandy Smith did not know God had a special plan for her, preparing her for greatness, forming and creating purpose and vision for her. Today, Sandy Smith has been empowered to empower others, inspired to inspire others and her readiness to fulfill God’s mission. 

Of all her accomplishments Sandy is most proud of the life she has with family, children, and grandchildren. Sandy resides in Fox Point, WI.  Chaplain Sandy is grateful for what God is doing in her life and thanks all those that support her journey and ministry daily.



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