Pastors Michael and Detra Carter served as senior pastors of Abundant Life Family Worship Center in Indianapolis, Indiana for 3 years before returning home to become senior pastors of Life Church. They served as Worship leaders at Life Church for 7 years, and also served as elders for 3 years. Pastor Mike is accountable to Pastor Phillip Amandola.

Senior Pastors
Michael and Detra Carter

Together, Pastors Michael and Detra teach the unobstructed Word of God without compromise, and cling to integrity and truth while doing so. They also believe in team ministry, and are building a solid, biblically based leadership team.

Pastor Mike is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University in Business Science and Religious Studies. Pastor Detra is a graduate of Butler University and Indiana University and holds a master's degree in vocal performance. They have 5 children; 4 girls and 1 boy.


Forrest and Lisa Means
Eldon and Patty Hojem
James and Carol Carter


Keith and Becca Collier
Michael and Anndra Morgan

Ministry Leaders

Shockwave Youth
Martin and Beth Thorne
Andy Edwards
Counseling Ministry
Jody Cox
Media Ministry
Michael Morgan


Senior Pastor
Michael Carter
Media & Administration
Beth Thorne

The Life Church

3575 N. Prow Rd
Bloomington, Indiana 47404

(812) 339-5433

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