Reflections Articles


Bishop Carter Offers Simple Guidance for Preachers on Christmas Eve

12/2/2021
As pastors and congregations prepare to receive guests on Christmas Eve, Bishop Carter offers simple, heartfelt advice. Keep the sermon brief but grace filled. Appeal to people’s generosity. And make sure those inspired to begin their faith journeys are invited to take the next step.

Bishop Ken Carter Shares a Message of Thanksgiving

11/23/2021
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Bishop Ken Carter reminds us that we are Eucharistic people - people of connection and thanksgiving - who are called to give and receive with humility and gratitude in all circumstances.

Saturday Morning with Bishop Carter

10/23/2021
Bishop Carter shares about his week in Western North Carolina, his thoughts on baseball, morning walks around Lake Junaluska, and the coffee he's drinking the week.

A Message of Appreciation for Clergy from Bishop Ken Carter

10/13/2021
Bishop Carter shares a message of appreciation and encouragement for the clergypersons of the Western NC Conference during this Clergy Appreciation Month.