Guest Speaker

Bishop Sherwood Carthen

Senior Pastor, Bayside South Sacramento


Bishop Sherwood C. Carthen is the senior pastor of Bayside of South Sacramento and the founder and director of the Our Family Community Foundation, a para-church ministry specializing in wellness, wholeness and faith. He is also chair of stakeholders for the National African American Tobacco Education Network. He currently serves as president of the National Black Clergy for Substance Abuse Prevention; and chairperson of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Worship Celebration Committee for the Sacramento Community. In addition, he is chaplain for the National Basketball Association’s Sacramento Kings.