Bishop Carter

Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. is the resident bishop of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.
 

Along with the Cabinet, he gives pastoral and administrative leadership to over 1000 congregations, fresh expressions of church, campus ministries, and outreach initiatives in an episcopal area that stretches across the 44 western counties of the state.

News


February 01, 2023
Bishop Carter Announces a Virtual Special Session of the Western North Carolina Annual Conference

Bishop Carter announces a virtual Special Session of the Western North Carolina Annual Conference to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

February 01, 2023
Lenten Bible Study

Make plans to join Bishop Carter for a Lenten study featuring a combination of live Zoom conversations and weekly reflections with discussion ...

January 15, 2023
Bishop Carter Announces Cabinet Changes

Rev. Laura Auten concludes her eight-year ministry as the Uwharrie District Superintendent. Rev. Beth Crissman to be appointed as new District ...

Reflections


February 01, 2023
Bishop Carter Announces a Virtual Special Session of the Western North Carolina Annual Conference

Bishop Carter announces a virtual Special Session of the Western North Carolina Annual Conference to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

December 20, 2022
Patience, Peace, and the Promise of God: A Christmas Message from Bishop Carter

Read this Christmas message from Bishop Carter as we prepare for Jesus' holy birth this weekend.

December 12, 2022
An Advent Message from Bishop Carter

Celebrate the Advent season with us by watching these video messages from Bishop Carter. We will update this post each week leading up to Christmas as...

Sermons & Prayers


December 20, 2022
Patience, Peace, and the Promise of God: A Christmas Message from Bishop Carter

Read this Christmas message from Bishop Carter as we prepare for Jesus' holy birth this weekend.

December 12, 2022
An Advent Message from Bishop Carter

Celebrate the Advent season with us by watching these video messages from Bishop Carter. We will update this post each week leading up to Christmas as...

June 01, 2022
Bishop Carter Offers a Prayer of Lament in Response to the Mass Shootings in Buffalo, Laguna Woods, and Uvalde

"Almighty God, our prayers rise like incense. When we cry out to you, the Psalms teach us, you answer. The massacres of the innocent, in Buffalo, in ...

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