Noe is a graduate of Open Bible College in Des Moines, Iowa, receiving a B.A. degree in theology and choral music. She received her master of theology degree from Christian Life School of Theology in Columbus, Georgia. She was ordained to the ministry in 1973 by Open Bible Standard Churches. Fluent in Spanish, Carol has ministered in Mexico and South America and served a Cuban church in Miami, Florida, working with children, youth and music ministries.