Goler Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church, 1345 East Fourth St., will hold its annual Men’s Day celebration on Sunday, Feb. 9 during the 10 a.m. service. Rev. Dr. Calvin L. Miller, presiding elder of the Winston-Salem District of the A.M.E. Zion Piedmont Episcopal District, will speak. The theme will be “Men of God – Men of Goler; Each One Teach One.” The host pastor is Rev. Johnny L. Ruff.
Miller graduated from North Rowan High School in East Spencer before attending Rowan Technical College and Livingstone College, where he earned a BA in sociology. He also has a Master of Divinity degree from Hood Theological Seminary and Doctor of Christian Counseling Psychology degree from Carolina University of Theology and N.C. Doctor of Ministry degree from Hood Seminary. He was appointed as presiding elder of the Winston-Salem District on July 1, 2007.
Miller is involved in both church and community activities. He serves as chairman of the Board of Christian Education of the Western North Carolina Conference and Piedmont Episcopal District and is a former Charlotte district director of Christian Education. He has also served on the District’s Budget and Finance Committee, the Trustee Board of Camp Dorothy Walls Conference and Retreat Center, the Christian Minister’s Fellowship Association, the Rules and Local Preachers Committee, the Presiding Elder’s Council; Admissions Committee and the board of the Jamaican Council of Churches.
Miller is married to the Rev. Dr. Karen Roberts Miller. They have two daughters, Pamela (John) Miller Mack and Jacqueline Miller Wilson; two grandchildren, Alicia J. Mack and John S. Mack Jr.; and one great grandson, Josiah D. Holloway.
The community is cordially invited to attend the Men’s Day program. Music for the event will be provided by the Goler Metropolitan Men’s Choir, under the direction of Kevin Douthit. The Men’s Day co-chairmen are Ronald Kilgore and Thomas Morgan.