Melva has been attending Faith Sanctuary for over 25 years and joined the pastoral staff in 2007 as the Minister of Congregational Care. Subsequently, in April 2016, she was appointed as an assistant pastor of the church. She is an ordained minister with the United Pentecostal Church International and has completed her Master of Divinity degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Tyndale Seminary in Toronto. Melva has a passion for Prison Evangelism and has led in that ministry for over 10 years. She is currently employed as a chaplain at one of Canada’s largest correctional facilities and also serves in the role of District Chaplain for the UPCI Ontario District. She is happily married to her photography mogul, Walter Lewis.