REVEREND C. ADOLF DAVIS
Rev. C. Adolf Davis is Vincentian by birth, holding a Diploma in Ministerial Studies, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Theology and a Master of Theology.
He began his candidature for the ministry in 1994 until 1995, when he began his studies at Seminary. He remained there until 1999 after which he served, under assignment from the MCCA, as Mission Partner Intern with the United Church of Canada from May to December, 1999. Shortly after, he began his first ministerial station in the Guyana District. There, he served the congregations of Mahaica, Georgetown, Essequibo as well as the Friendship Circuit until 2012.
Between the years 2012 and 2013, he took study leave and resumed ministerial duties in the James Street/Speighstown Circuit until 2014. Since 2014 he has served the Kingstown/Chateaubelair as Superintendent Minister. He pastors the congregations of Kingstown, Arnos Vale and Gomea.
Rev. Davis is married to Michelle Davis. They have two daughters, Alyana and Aniela.
REVEREND C. STILSON CATO
Rev. C. Stilson Cato was born in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, heard and responded to God’s call to the ministry.
He attended the United Theological College of the West Indies (UTCWI) and the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Kingston, Jamaica. He was also an exchange student with the Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia, U.S.A. Later, while serving as a Methodist Minister, he again studied in the U.S.A at Landler School of Theology, Emory University, Georgia. He holds the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Theology and Master of Theology (Th.M).
Rev. Cato has served in Guyana, South America, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. His hobbies are: cricket, reading, doing biblical research and playing table tennis.
Rev. Cato has also served as Secretary to the District Conference, South Caribbean District. He currently pastors the congregations of Sion Hill, Hope and Barrouallie and is married to Juditha with two daughters, Jenieve and Shanis.
REVEREND VICTOR H. JOB
Rev. Victor H. Job is a son of the soil, hailing from the village of Choppins, near the fishing town of Calliaqua, St. Vincent. Having had a well-rounded career in the ministry, a life of service to his community, country and the greater Caribbean, he has retired and is currently the circuit’s only supernumerary minister.
Rev. Job holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from the University of the West Indies as well as a Master of Theology (Th.M) from the Princeton Theological Seminary, U.S.A. He is also a teacher by training. He has enjoyed a full career in the itinerant ministry, first serving in the Tobago Circuit, then the James Street/ Speightstown Circuit, the Georgetown/Mt. Coke Circuit, in two separate terms, the St. Lucia Circuit and the Kingstown/Chateaubelair Circuit.
He has not only ministered, but has led in various positions of authority in the Methodist Church, notwithstanding, as Superintendent Minister, Secretary of the Mission and Evangelism, Church Growth Committee of the South Caribbean District, District Conference Secretary in the South Caribbean District from 1996-2002 as well as President of the district from 2002 to 2008. He has as well, presided as President of both the St. Lucia Christian Council (1992-1994) and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Christian Council (2003-2005 and 2007-2009). For his tireless work done in and outside of the Methodist Church as well as among the poor and underprivileged, he was honoured with the award of Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George in the year 2008. He recently published the book Memoirs of a Methodist Minister which chronicles the ups and downs he experienced during his ministry and his overall life.
Although retired, he continues to minister, wherever called. He is married to Methalyn Job with three children, Trisha-Ann, Vickilyn and Victor Junior.
REVEREND MICHÃEL CHARLES
Rev. Michãel Charles is stationed to the very north as pastor for the churches of Chateaubelair, Rose Hall and Troumaca. He was born in the country of Antigua & Barbuda and is married to Worrellyn with two sons, Mekhi and Mikah.
Rev. Charles candidated for ministry in the year 2008 and has since earned a Diploma (Dip. M.S) and a Bachelor of Arts in Ministerial Studies (B.A M.S) at the United Theological College of the West Indies. He has served in the St. Thomas Circuit, Jamaica District as well as the James Street/Speightstown Circuit, Barbados.
He has specified five focus areas of ministry: Church and Development through Theonetics, the Post-modern Caribbean, Missiology and Ekklesiology, the Supernatural in Caribbean Methodism and Evangelism and Church.
REVEREND SERNA E. SAMUEL
Reverend Serna Samuel is the circuit’s only local presbyter and was born in Stubbs, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. She pastors the congregation of Layou.
Her faith as a Methodist was fostered early with her primary education taking place at the Brighton Methodist School. She then went on to a secondary education at the St. Joseph’s Convent, Kingstown, following with a tertiary education at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Teachers’ College.
Rev. Samuel, in the earlier half of her career life, worked as a Primary and Secondary school teacher as well as a counselor in the Ministry of Health and the Environment. She served in the church for many years as a local preacher before receiving the call to minister full-time. She then entered the United Theological College of the West Indies further completing studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.
Besides working as a local presbyter in the circuit, she extends her services as a Regional Missionary in the Caribbean with the United Methodist Women. Rev. Samuel is married to Mr. Godfrey Samuel and together they have one son, Seon.
REVEREND CAROL-JEAN RICHARDSON
Reverend Carol-Jean Richardson is one of the newest additions to the Kingstown/Chateaubelair ministerial team. Originally from St. Lucia, she candidated for ministry as a deaconess in January, 2017.
Rev. Richardson currently serves as the deaconess for the Spring Village Congregation. Her focus areas in ministry are Administration and Management. She is also the mother of two children, Cheska and Curth.
REVEREND TUI NUKU SMITH
Rev. Tui Nuku Smith is the newest addition to the Ministerial team. He hails all the way from Fiji where he served two circuits, before taking up his station here in the Kingstown/Chateaubelair Circuit. He began his candidature for ministry in 2010 and possesses a Diploma and Bachelor’s degree in Theology.
Rev. Smith has served as the Assistant Secretary for the Young People Department in Fiji, as a lecturer and dean at the Methodist Lay Training centre, as well as a school chaplain.
He has written several works such as: “Methodist Church in Fiji in Relation to Globalisation: A Theological Analysis,”2013; and “Reading Jeremiah 29: 1-23 in the light of Daunivucu ni Vanua in the Fiji Methodist Context,” 2017. His focus areas of ministry are: Evangelism, Teaching and the Class System.
Rev. Smith is happily married to Vasiti Kasaqa and pastors the congregations of Calliaqua, Brighton and Chauncey.