Speaker: Terry E. Carter

Terry E. Carter is a gifted poet and speaker. Terry lives in Randolph, but was born and raised in Medford, MA and directs elder services at the historic West Medford Community Center. He is a classically-trained writer whose literary influences range from Shakespeare to the Harlem Renaissance. He was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Nashville’s Fisk University and was a former graduate fellow at Boston University’s College of Communications. Terry is a husband, a father, and an ordained Deacon and Arts Minister. He enjoys taking contemporary life and faith experiences and translating them into word pictures that engage people in a truly unique way. He has published five volumes of inspired poetry, including his most recent book, Brown Skin and the Brave New World: A Poet’s Anthem, which was released in the fall of 2020. Terry is a cancer survivor and has written about this journey extensively. In July of 2021, he became Medford’s first-ever Poet Laureate. For more information on Terry, or to find his published work, visit his website: www.brownskinnedpoet.net

Tolerance Ain’t Easy

Join us for Sunday worship as we continue to explore September’s theme of Expectation with guest minister Rev. Terry E. Carter. The title of his sermon is “Tolerance Ain’t Easy”.

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