Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. is resident bishop of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Along with the Cabinet, he gives pastoral and administrative leadership to over 800 congregations, fresh expressions of church, campus ministries and outreach initiatives in an episcopal area that stretches from Tallahassee and Jacksonville to Miami and the Keys. He came to the Florida Conference in 2012, following a ministry of almost thirty years in Western North Carolina, twenty-nine as a local church pastor.
Conference COVID Update Dear Florida Conference clergy and laity: Blessings to you in this season when we celebrate the Risen Lord, Jesus Christ. We thank you for your attention to guidance related to the COVID pandemic. At present, almost six million Floridians are fully vaccinated ...
Maundy Thursday is about an impending incident, the death of Jesus, and all of the events that lead to it. It is a significant act, this night, this meal, and we enter into by thinking about how it is interpreted, how it is "framed". It is an act of betrayal, but it is also an act of love.
For now, planning for when delegates can meet to deliberate on the denomination’s future remains a work in progress.
O God, our strength and our redeemer, we stand with our Asian-American sisters and brothers today. In the words of your saint and missionary Patrick, ...