Pastor Janice Carlton

The Ketchikan Presbyterian Church is currently being served by Janice Carlton a licensed Local Pastor in the United Methodist Church. Ministry was a second career for Janice. After graduating from Simpson College, located in Indianola, Iowa, she taught middle and high school German and Earth Science for 33 years.

Her public ministry path started in 1999 in Iowa, and after serving several different rural churches, she was appointed to help start a new faith community in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Her Alaska adventure began in 2011 when she was appointed to serve the Kenai United Methodist Church of Nikiski. Later she served the North Star United Methodist Church also located on the Kenai Peninsula. Her current appointment to the Ketchikan Presbyterian Church and First United Methodist Church of Ketchikan began in 2018.

She has a son and grandson in Omaha, NE and a daughter and 2 grandchildren in Anchorage, AK.