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 with his family.
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.
While serving various Unitarian Universalist Congregations in New York, Michael
was trained as an anti-racism trainer and has been recognized by President
Clinton for his efforts. Michael was also a weekly columnist for the Asheville Citizen Times. A long time UFO Contactee,
his Book Alien Scriptures: Extraterrestrials In The Holy Bible, was( in March of 2014) number one on Amazon.com’s list of UFO related books. Michael has also appeared on George Noory’s Coast To Coast radio show, and on George Noory’s TV show, “Beyond Belief” on Gaiam Television. He credits also include appearing on Academy Award winning actress, Shirley Maclaine’s radio show, as well as author, Whitley Strieber radio show, “Unknown Country.”
Michael has written articles for on the topic of UFOs and Religion for such publications as UFO Magazine, Alien Encounters (A British Publication), The MUFON UFO Journal, Contact Forum, The S.P.A.C.E. (Support Program for Abductees Contact Encounters) which is a UFO experiencer support group in New York City. He has also spoken at various UFO Confereneces, such as the Second Philadelphia Need To Know Conference, The Annual Long Island UFO Conference with the late Budd Hopkins, as well as appearing on radio and TV shows across the Nation. Rev. Carter has also appeared on Japanese TV talking about UFOs and The Bible.
Other TV appearances include being a regular consultant on The History Channel’s, Ancient Aliens Series, as well as being featured in the UFO TV Documentary, The Real 4400. Rev. Carter was also feature in Steven Spielberg”s TV documentary, Abduction Diaries for the Sci-Fi Channel. “Diaries” was the precursor to the Spielberg’s HBO series, “Taken.” Author Whitely Strieber calls Rev. Carter’s first book, “Alien Scriptures,” the best book ever written on the topic. His new book, “A New World If You Can Take IT: God, Extraterrestrials, and The Evolution of Human Consciousness,” will be released on October 13, 2014.
Michael also serves on the advisory board of The Foundation For Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters, or FREE.
Rev. Carter is also an Energy and Spiritual Healer.
Michael now serves as minister for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Swanannoa Valley, located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.