Speaker: Terry E. Carter

Terry E. Carter is a gifted writer, poet, and speaker who has been writing and
developing his craft for decades. He is a classically-trained poet with literary
influences that range from Shakespeare to the Harlem Renaissance. Terry is a
sought-after poet and presenter on a variety of topics related to Black history, faith,
and contemporary culture. He has published six volumes of poetry, including his
newly completed book, Brown Skin and the Brilliant Sun: A Poet’s Opus, released
in October. Terry E. Carter was named the inaugural Poet Laureate of Medford, MA
in the summer of 2021 and completed his two-year term at the end of June. Terry
is an ordained deacon and arts minister at Jubilee Christian Church of Stoughton.
He directs Elder Services and Special Programs at the West Medford Community
Center and is married to Terésa Carter, an ordained pastor and liturgical dance

Sunday Service: Unfinished Business… Who Are We Going to Be Tomorrow?

Medford’s first-ever poet laureate returns to our pulpit on Sunday, April 11. In keeping with April’s Soul Matters theme of Becoming, Terry E. Carter will explore how we continue to evolve as spiritual beings in a more and more imperiled human society. Our service will be hosted on Zoom at 11 am. All are welcome to attend. … Continue reading Sunday Service: Unfinished Business… Who Are We Going to Be Tomorrow?

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”. It is our tradition to sing a few hymns before the service to warm up our spirits. All are welcome to join us for “Morning … Continue reading Tolerance Ain’t Easy