Rev. Michael JS.Carter is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. He moved to New York City in 1980 and lived there for 27 years, working as a professional actor before moving to Asheville. Michael is an ordained Interfaith Minister and received his BA Degree in Letters from the College of New Rochelle where he graduated cum laude. He received his Masters In Divinity Degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City (class of 2000). He has served as a staff chaplain (Board Certified) at Lenox Hill Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital, Beth Israel Cancer Center, Methodist Hospital, and New York Hospital Queens while residing in New York City.
A long-time UFO experiencer, he lectures extensively on the topic of religion and UFOs. He has appeared on the Sci-Fi Channel’s Steven Spielberg's production of Abduction Diaries, The Real 4400, and is a frequent guest on The History Channel’s production of Ancient Aliens, and UFO’s The Hidden Evidence which airs on The American Heroes Channel ( formally known as The Military Channel). He has also been interviewed by Academy Award winning actress Shirley MacLaine , George Noory's Coast to Coast AM, Beyond Belief on Gaia TV with George Noory, Contact In The Desert with Heather Wade, and Coast to Coast AM with Jimmy Church. Recently, Rev. Carter spoke at the International UFO Conference in Arizona in February 2018. In April of 2018, Rev. Carter spoke to Alabama MutualUFONetwork about Science, UFOs, and Religion.