Rev. Paul Whiting, came to MCC Charlotte in May 2019 as provisional pastor. On March 1, 2020 the congregation elected him as our permanent pastor

 

Originally from Great Britain, he has lived in North America since 1995. Rev. Whiting has been in leadership with MCC since 1987 and brings the wisdom of thirty years leading local congregations. He also serves on the Governing Board of our global denomination.

 

As a past President of the European Forum for LGBT Christian Groups, and board member for six years he has worked internationally for much of his adult life. He continues to be passionate about global diversity and human rights.

 

He graduated in biblical and pastoral theology (Mattersey College, UK), and did further ministry and sexuality studies with Samaritan Institute for Religious Studies. He also studied business administration (Birmingham City University, UK) and held a license with the Institute of Administrative Accountants.