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Clergyman

James Paul Carter, American clergyman. Licensed professional counselor, Texas; ordained deacon United Methodist Church, l963, elder, l967. Named Outstanding Handicapped Employee, Veterans Administration Hospital, 1974, 81-86.

Background

Carter, James Paul was born on April 30, 1940 in Kirbyville, Texas, United States. Son of James D. and Bonnie (Beard) Carter.

Education

Associate of Arts, Lon Morris College, 1960. Bachelor of Science, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1962. MTh, Southern Methodist University, 1966.

Doctor of Ministry, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1987.

Career

Student pastor, United Methodist Church, various cities, Texas, 1958-1962;pastor, United Methodist Church, various cities, 1962-1967;chaplain, VA Medical Center, San Antonio, 1973-1979;chaplain, Olin E. Teague VA Medical Center, Temple, Texas, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Licensed professional counselor, Texas. Ordained deacon United Methodist Church, l963, elder, l967.

Membership

Chairman Temple Mayor's Committee for Employment of Handicapped, 1987. Chaplain various professional organizations Captain (chaplain) United States Army, 1967-1970. Member Military Chaplains Association, National Association VA Chaplains, American Association Protestant Chaplains, Association protestant Chaplains of Texas.

Connections

Married Nancy K. VanPelt, November 24, 1960;l children: James Paul, Mark S.

father:
James D. Carter

mother:
Bonnie (Beard) Carter

spouse:
Nancy K. VanPelt

child:
James Paul Carter

child:
Mark S. Carter