Carter to speak to Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Nov. 18

Published 8:03 am Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will meet at the Tryon Youth Center on Rt. 176 N. at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18.

The speaker will be Rev. Michael Carter who will speak on the topic, “Love, Acceptance and Thanksgiving.��

When life is good and we are in the prime of our lives, it is often easier to sing praises. But what if our lives are drawing to a close and we are in the prime of our lives with regrets of things left undone and unsaid,” said Rev. Carter. “Join me as we explore how two individuals, whom I was fortunate enough to have the privilege to minister to in their final days of life, came to love, acceptance, and thanksgiving.”

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Carter is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. He moved to New York City in 1980 and lived there for 27 years, working as a professional actor before moving to Asheville with his family to serve as a staff chaplain at Mission Hospital. Michael is an ordained Interfaith minister and received his bachelor of arts degree in letters from the College of New Rochelle where he graduated cum laude. He received his masters In divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City (class of 2000). He has served as a staff chaplain (Board Certified) at Lenox Hill Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital, Beth Israel Cancer Center, Methodist Hospital, and New York Hospital Queens while residing in New York City.