Christopher C. Carter is a native of Newport News, Virginia. He was reared in Hampton, Virginia and educated in the Hampton Public School System.
He is currently the Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church located in Hampton, Virginia where his ministry has flourished for 25 years. His innovative, charismatic, and dynamic teaching/leadership has culminated in New Hope Baptist Church’s growth in membership and spiritual enhancement.
Under the leadership and discernment of Pastor Carter, the New Hope Baptist Church family embarked a new journey; and built a new 12,000 square foot facility on Big Bethel Road in Hampton, Virginia, where they worship today.
He is well known in the Hampton-Newport News communities for his civic involvements and service. In 1998, the Hampton City Council appointed him to the City of Hampton Parking Authority. As recent as September, 2016 they appointed him to the Hampton Planning Commission where he currently serves as the Vice Chairman.
Chris Carter, holds an Associate Degree, in Public Administration with an emphasis in Human Services from Thomas Nelson Community College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree, in Multi-Disciplinary Studies from Liberty University and a Master of Arts Degree in Management and Leadership, from Liberty University.
As one who is always ready to render service and commitment at home and abroad, Pastor Carter has been in the funeral service for over twenty years. A formidable and outstanding undertaking has been accomplished, in becoming the Co-Owner with his wife Anita, of the C.C. Carter Funeral Home, LLC; in this, the Carter’s have been able to service families throughout Hampton Roads and beyond.
Chris Carter is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Kappa Iota Iota (Fort Eustis Service Chapter), Virginia Peninsula Chapter of 100 Hundred Black Men of America, Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Hampton Democratic City Committee, and the Historical Aberdeen Gardens Neighborhood Association.
Christopher Carter is married to the former Anita R. Burley of Newport News, Virginia; They have one son Christopher C. Carter JR.(CJ).and they reside in Hampton, Virginia