Kenneth H. Carter Jr.

UMC Bishop

Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. serves as resident bishop of the Florida Area of the United Methodist Church and as resident bishop at Duke Divinity School. He formerly served as president of the Council of Bishops of the UMC and as a moderator of the Commission on a Way Forward.

He is author most recently of "A Beginner’s Guide to Practicing Scriptural Imagination" (Upper Room, 2020) and "Embracing the Wideness of God’s Mercy" (Abingdon, 2019). He is also the author of two books with Audrey Warren, "Fresh Expressions: A New Kind of Methodist Church" (Abingdon, 2018) and "Fresh Expressions of People over Property" (Abingdon, 2020).

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