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Rev. Dr. Carl Manuel
Director of Music
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Rev. Dr. Carl Manuel Jr. came to Midway in the summer of 2020. He has served in churches for nearly three decades, from the Presbyterian Church to the AME, and today in the United Methodist Church. Dr. Manuel has a passion for being in the community, especially in regards to youth. He advocates for children and their education wherever he serves.
Dr. Manuel attended Johnson C. Smith University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Education. He has two master degrees, the first from University of Illinois in Education and the second from Duke University Divinity School. He became a Doctor of Ministry in 1996 at United Theological Seminary.
Dr. Manuel is the proud father of two sons, Christian and Carlton. He is also a noted singer and enjoys using song as a part of his messages. Dr. Manuel is passionate about reading, singing, leading and teaching God's people and others to follow Jesus, make disciples and transform the world today.