More About Us & Our Partners


PSSC is an approved 501(c)3 charitable organization for the purpose of supporting individuals living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) understand how their personal spiritual development can help them manage the many transitions of life and SCD for optimum health and well-being.


PSSC ensures that young adults living with a diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease experience internal hope through a community-based spiritual resource designed to support them in managing the complexities of both life and health care treatments, aiding them in effectively responding to and managing life's challenges.


To increase clients’ ability to cope. improve their self-efficacy and build resiliency as they learn to navigate life challenges during their formative years

 Rev. Dr. R. Lorraine Brown, D Min, RN - Executive Director 

Specialized Healthcare Chaplain

Endorsed by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) of the United Methodist Church

 Approved by Safe Gatherings (a division of U, Inc) to work in service to children, youth, and vulnerable adults. 

Safe Gatherings is a comprehensive system that incorporates an online application, online abuse prevention training, several levels of background checks, and paperless reference checks for people who volunteer or are employed with churches, schools, and organizations that serve or work with children, youth, and vulnerable adults.  

Certified in both Youth &  Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 

Available to preach a Sickle Cell Awareness message or provide an information session

 - Call to schedule 240.784.1351 -

PSSC Board of Directors / Young Adult  Advisory Group 

    Board Chair:   Board Vice Chair:   Board Treasurer:     Board Secretary

Ms. Natasha Thomas     Vacant Rev. JoeAnn Walker Ms. Tisha Valle

Board Members:

Rev. James Black Sr.

Ms. Alissia Cofer

Mr. John Constantinides, Esq.

Dr. Lydia Pecker


Young Adult Advisors:

Mr. Sean Anderson

Ms. Cherrelle Esekie

Ms. Jenae Phipps

Mr. Phillip Sanders


Please note this event has been  CANCELLED until further notice.