Our Pastor

About Our Pastor,

Rev. Dr. Carrington Carter


Rev. Dr. Carrington Carter is the new pastor Embry A.M.E. Church in College Park, MD. He

began serving the church on August 2, 2020.


A graduate of Morgan State University, Rev. Carrington also earned the Master of Divinity

degree from Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, and the Doctor of Ministry

degree at United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio.


An experienced leader, Rev. Carrington has served as a pastor in the Washington DC and North

Carolina areas since 1978. Before joining the Embry family, he served as pastor of Mt. Moriah

A.M.E. Church in Annapolis, MD.


In addition to his extensive background as a pastor, Rev. Carter has held a number of civic roles

in his career including Hospital Chaplain (clinical pastoral care training) at Sibley Memorial

Hospital, Washington, D.C.; Executive-Secretary of the Allegheny County (Md.) Branch

N.A.A.C.P.; Statistical Secretary of the Washington Conference; Director of Christian

Education and Chief Secretary to the Western North Carolina Annual Conference.


Rev. Carter has 2 adult children, Byron Andrew Carter, and Brittany Tekoa Carter.

Rev. Carter looks forward to being an integral part of the Lakeland and College Park

communities as Embry A.M.E. Church continues to actively seek ways to uplift and assist the

local community, engage on social issues affecting our church and local municipalities, and

continually seek opportunities to provide a place of fellowship.



Worship Services


Sundays 11:20 a.m.


Church School, Sundays at

9:00 a.m.


Bible Study


12:00 Noon and 7:00 p.m. Wednesdays

Presiding Bishop


The Right Reverend James Levert Davis,

2nd Episcopal District


Presiding Elder


The Reverend Dr. Ronald E. Braxton




Rev. Dr. Carrington Carter

Ministerial Staff


Rev. Kimberly Lewis






Missionary Society

Christian Education

Community Outreach

Food Drive Distribution

Young People's Department

Intercessory Prayer

Youth Bible Study

Men's Ministry

Music Ministry

Dance Ministry

Lay Organization

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