“CAN DO!” Ministries
Dr. Carolyn Ann Knight was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She received the Bachelor of Arts degree from Bishop College in Dallas, Texas with a major concentration in English, philosophy, and religion. Her theological training began at Colgate Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, NY; she later transferred to Union Theological Seminary in New York City where she was awarded the Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology degrees respectively. Rev. Knight holds the Doctor of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Under the tutelage and influence of many treasured and prolific preachers throughout the country, Dr. Knight developed a love for preaching and the pulpit. She preached her trial sermon and was licensed for the gospel ministry at the Mount Gilead Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado under the leadership of The Reverend Acen L. Phillips. Dr. Knight has served in the pastoral ministry in pulpits in Denver, Colorado; Dallas, Texas; Rochester, and Harlem, New York. She is the founder and president of “CAN DO!” Ministries; a progressive, preventive youth advocacy ministry that is dedicated to the cultural, social, intellectual, and spiritual well-being of youth and young adults. Dr. Knight serves on numerous boards and committees being cited a sui generis, a one-of-a-kind preaching voice for this generation.
Dr. Knight is a proud Golden Life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The singular theme of her message and ministry is a better quality life for the poor and oppressed, particularly woman and children.