Carol Howard Merritt

Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Spring City, Tennessee

Carol Howard Merritt is pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Spring, City, Tennessee. She 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," “Healing Spiritual Wounds: Reconnecting with a Loving God After Experiencing a Hurtful Church” and is a regular contributer to Christian Century.