Our Pastor

Our Pastor

Reverend Vicki Cater came to Red Ridge in July of 2017 from the Mountain Lakes District.

She served in that district for 8 years working a dual appointment with Steele UMC and Walnut Grove UMC.  She is a graduate of Mississippi University for Women and holds a Master of Divinity Degree from Candler School of Theology in Atlanta.   Vicki has been in pastoral ministry for 24 years and been a Full-Time Elder in the North Alabama Conference since 2006. 

 

Vicki presently serves as Administrator for the Conference License School, licensing local pastors coming into the ministry.  She also teaches a class on Spirituality there.  Additionally, she serves on the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry.  Vicki is a licensed Rape Response Counselor, Crisis Counselor, and has been trained in Disaster Relief.  She knows her way around a hospital and has done volunteer work as a hospital chaplain.

She and husband Bill Cater have 5 children and 13 grandchildren.

Interests outside the church include camping, grandchildren, and riding with Bill on a motorcycle.