Michael H. Terrell is a COS graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. where he served on the student body & as chapel organist. Michael has been in ministry since he was a little boy and confirmed his “call to pastoral ministry” later in life. Over twenty of those years have been serving as pastor under appointment by the resident Bishop.
Pastor Michael has served on the UNY Board of Ordained Ministry for ten years; as Chairman of the Mohawk District Committee on Ministry; taught Lay Speaking Courses; is a Safe Sanctuaries Trainer; teaches Administration at the yearly UNY Local Pastor Licensing School; mentors several pastors and supervises other churches.
Pastor Michael loves serving as the Youth Leader for the United Women in Faith Mission U events for the Upper New York Conference and New England Conference of The United Methodist Church.
Prior to serving as pastor at Asbury, Michael served as pastor for Clinton UMC in the Mohawk Valley. Michael was privileged to serve as pastor for Barnerville UMC, First UMC of Northville, Wells UMC and Canton UMC.
Michael’s hobbies include photography, acting in theater shows, playing his keyboard and mandolin, and loves being a father to his two children.
Michael has published his first children’s book called, “Stanley the Stinkbug Goes to School” available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Kindle, and where all books are sold!
Feel free to reach out to Pastor Michael at
AsburyWatertownPastor@gmail.com or by calling the church office at 315-782-3240