Enoch Congratulates Dr. J. L. Carter on 25 Years of Pastoral Service

On Friday, July 13, 2012, from 7:00pm-11:00pm, over 400 people gathered at the American Visionary Museum to honor Dr. L. J. Carter’s 25 years of Pastoral Leadership. Among the attendees were Enoch Office Equipment’s own Rick Donovan and Amy DiStefano.


About Dr. J. L. Carter

Born in Baltimore Maryland, Dr. J. L. Carter is the eldest of seven children. He received his primary education in the Baltimore City public school system before attending Morgan State University, where he majored in Biology and Chemistry. Dr. Carter later received his Master’s of Divinity Degree from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Religion, Virginia Union University and then his Doctorate of Ministry from the United Theological Seminary.


Dr. Carter has been the chief servant of ARK Church since September 1987 and has remained dedicated to community development, as well as both home and foreign missions.


“It’s not about us, but it’s all about HIM!” – Dr. Carter


Pastor Carter is married to First Lady Cora and they are the parents of four adult children, and the proud grandparents of three boys.


Dr. Carter with Enoch's own Amy DiStefano


The wonderful event featured performances from Ellana Barksdale, Angella Christie, Charles Arnette & Company, and St. Veronica’s Youth Steel Orchestra. They also passed out a 65-page program filled with congratulatory words from numerous members of the Baltimore community, including Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City Council President Bernard Young.


“On behalf of the citizens of Baltimore, it is my pleasure to congratulate and commend Dr. James L. Carter, Senior Pastor of ARK Church, on his 25th pastoral anniversary,” said Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore City Mayor. “Pastor Carter has worked tirelessly to make a positive impact in the East Baltimore community and the spiritual lives of those in his care. Through his work at ARK Church, he has helped make Baltimore a better, safer, and stronger city.”


“It gives me great pleasure to wish a happy 25th pastoral anniversary to Pastor J.L. Carter,” said Bernard Young, Baltimore City Council President. “During his 25 year ministry, Pastor Carter has served as an integral community leader, helping uplift countless souls along the way.”


Enoch Office Equipment would like to Thank Dr. Carter for his Tireless and Selfless Dedication to the Baltimore Community and congratulate him on his 25th Pastoral Anniversary!

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