Carol Howard Merritt

Minister, writer, teacher

Carol Howard Merritt is a minister, writer and teacher. Merritt has served Presbyterian (USA) churches in Louisiana, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C. Her committee and board work with the church includes serving as Moderator of the Special General Assembly Committee on the Nature of the Church in the 21st Century. She is the author of the book "Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation" (Alban) and is a regular contributer to Christian Century, where she blogs at In addition she is a founder and host of UNCO, an open-space “unconference” for church leaders.