Pastor E. A Carter
Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Church Gastonia
Pastor E.A. Carter was born to Ewart, Sr, and Audrey Carter on the beautiful island of Jamaica, W.I. He is the second of three children.
While being raised in New York, he attended August Martin High School where he earned a diploma in aviation. Not too long after, Pastor Carter attended Oakwood University, where he earned a BA in Theology and a minor in Biblical languages with a concentration in Pastoral evangelism. Afterwards, he attended Liberty University pursuing a Masters of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Marriage and Family Counseling.
He has served as pastor of the Grandview Church in Austell, GA, and as assistant pastor of the West End Church in Atlanta, GA. He also served as the pastor of the Northeast Church in Elgin, SC, New Covenant Community Worship Center in Columbia, SC and Solid Rock Church in Waltersboro, SC.
God has used Pastor Carter as the keynote speaker throughout the United States. He has held crusades as well as marriage and family wellness seminars. Additionally, he is a member of the Northeast Ministers Association, Vice President of Blythewood Ministers Association, and a chaplain for the Richland County Sheriff's department in Columbia, SC.
Pastor Carter is married to the former Tracey Bowen who holds a PhD in counseling. They have four wonderful children, Ashley, Jasmine, Jared and Tyler.
By the grace of God, the Carter family has ministered throughout the United States, Canada, and Jamaica.
His favorite scripture is Romans 8:18, "For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us."
It is the desire of Pastor Carter and family to serve the Lord and lead others to a relationship with the ever loving Savior.