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File #: 0396X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/5/2018 In control: Page
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To honor and celebrate the life of The Reverend Dr. Jerry Matthew Carter, Sr. and to extend our sincerest condolences to his family, members and friends on the sadden occurrence of his passing
Sponsors: Jaiza Page, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin
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To honor and celebrate the life of The Reverend Dr. Jerry Matthew Carter, Sr. and to extend our sincerest condolences to his family, members and friends on the sadden occurrence of his passing

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WHEREAS, Reverend Dr. Jerry M. Carter, age 80, departed for his heavenly home on Sunday, November 2, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones; and

WHEREAS, Rev. Carter a native of Columbus, OH. Son of the Late James & Aurie Carter. Born December 14, 1937, the sixth of seven children. He attended Columbus, Public Schools and graduated from Central High. He attended the Columbus School of Fine Arts. He received his Bachelor of Theology Degree in 1980 and an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity in 1984, both from Memphis Baptist College, Memphis Tennessee; and

WHEREAS, Rev Carter began his Pastorate at Mt. Period Missionary Baptist Church in 1970, then located at 1140 E. Main St. He had a vision to build a new church building. The vision was fulfilled, and he being owner of Kingdom Builders, the church was constructed by him, at its present location, 462 Kimball Place. Since completing phase I, many additions and updates haven been made, all by Pastor Carter; and

WHEREAS, Rev. Carter is a nationally known preacher and Revivalist. He has served as Treasurer for the International Christian Fellowship for Missions; Treasurer of the Housing Committee of the Ohio Baptist General Convention; Instructor for the Ministers, Deacons and Trustees Institute of the Eastern Union Missionary Baptist Association. He served as President of the Columbus Baptist Ministerial Alliance for twelve years. He has shared the Ministry of Christ by supporting missionary efforts in Nairobi, Kenya, and was a leader in local efforts to support the victims of Hurricane Katrina; and

WHEREAS, Pastor Carter was happily married to Jacquline T. Jones-Carter, the father of five, a grandfather and great-grandfather. Two of his children have followed him in preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ; ...

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