Bishop Larry Goodpaster

Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster serves as resident bishop for the Western North Carolina Conference (Charlotte, NC) of The United Methodist Church. He has taught in a variety of settings and published in various denominational publications. His book, "There's Power in the Connection," was published in 2008 by Abingdon Press. From 2010 through 2012, Goodpaster served as president of The United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops. Goodpaster earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College, Jackson, MS and both Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, Ga. He has also received honorary degrees (Doctor of Divinity) from Birmingham-Southern College (Birmingham, AL), Huntingdon College (Montgomery, AL), and Millsaps College (Jackson, MS). 


Riches of the Mekong Cruise 2018 with Guest Speaker Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster

Join Educational Opportunities with Guest Speaker Bishop Larry Goodpaster for this 14 day adventure through Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Riches of the Mekong River, departing August 23, 2018. ... View Tour