Church of God The Bahamas

National Secretary

NATIONAL SECRETARY :- Bishop Carlton J. Stuart Bishop Carlton J. Stuart Sr. was born on the 17th February 1954, to the parentage of the late Deacon Bertram and Lela Stuart.  He received his early education at Long Bay Cays, Cedar Harbour, Lovely Bay and Coopers Town All-Age Schools.

He later attended the Bahamas Teachers College where he obtained his teaching certificate; he furthered his studies at Nova South-Eastern University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education.  His teaching career began in 1971 at Long Bay Cays All-Age School, he has also taught in several schools in New Providence before being transferred to the Family Island where he served as Principal from 1978-1987. On returning to New Providence he served as Head of Department at D. W, Davis Senior High School from 1992 – 2003.

He was one of the original staff members of the Church of God Academy where he served as its first Dean for three years.  Bishop Stuart is the pioneering pastor of Lighthouse Fellowship COG. He served as District Secretary for Central New Providence for six years and currently serves as District Overseer.

In 1993 he graduate from Ministerial Internship Program of the Church of God and in 2006 he graduated from Evans-Barr Memorial Bible School having completed the C I M S Program. He holds an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from Virginia Seminary of Christian Education.

Bishop Stuart is married to the beautiful Genesta Miller and is the proud father of two sons, Carlton Jr. and Garrison; two daughters Kendra and Qutell; five grand children Daunte, Jailen, Gabrielle, Taveres and Caleb, daughter-in-law Deseree; sons-in-law Travis Donald and Dr. Gerrad Deveaux.