Reverend Carlotta Madison

CrossandFlamePastor Carlotta was appointed to Asbury United Methodist Church July 1, 2007. She comes from Wharton-Wesley United Methodist church where she assisted Rev. Robert S. Booker.


Having accepted Christ at an early age, Pastor Carlotta grew up in the church as the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. William Shepherd.  Rev. William Shepherd  was the pastor of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and later St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Germantown.


Pastor Carlotta holds a Master of Divinity from Palmer Seminary, the former Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary located in Wynnewood, PA. and a Masters in Education from Temple University.


Prior to accepting the appointment to Asbury, Pastor Carlotta was an educator with the School District of Philadelphia for thirty years as a teacher, and a trainer of teachers.

She is the mother of one daughter, Lygea Madison, who resides in the Philadelphia area.

Pastor Carlotta’s vision is the continued development of new and innovative programs of nurture and teaching alongside a growing fellowship that will lead people into a deeper spiritual experience.

All are welcomed to come and join our worship services on Sundays at 10:15 A.M.


Photo from Pastor Carlotta's Ordination Ceremony

Pastor Carlotta was ordained at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at the Oaks on June 18th, 2009.


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