Rev. Ervin E. Milton serves as the Pastor of Union Chapel United Church of Christ in Burlington, North Carolina. He has served a Pastor since 1994.
His passion is that of making the world around him a place where “fairness” and justice is
experienced by all.
He graduated from the following institutions in North Carolina;
–Technical Institute Alamance, Burlington, with a certificate in Auto Mechanics
–Union Christian Bible Institute, Durham, with a Bachelor of Theology
–Barber Scotia College, Concord, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology (after attending two years at A & T State University, Greensboro)
–Duke University Divinity School, Durham, with a Master of Divinity Degree.
Previously, he served as a Team Leader of Justice and Witness Ministries of The United Church of Christ. With this responsibility, he serves as Director of Franklinton Center at Bricks, in Whitakers, North Carolina, a Conference and Retreat Center. Ervin also has served as Associate Conference Minister for Eastern North Carolina of the Southern Conference, UCC and as Southern Regional Associate for the Office for Church Life and Leadership.
He has served many organizations which include the Ecumenical Partnership Committee for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ, Vice-President of the United Church Board for World Ministries (now Wider Church Ministries), The Board of Trustees at Elon University and Shaw Divinity School in Raleigh, North Carolina.
-Rev. Milton is skilled in leadership development with both training and experience.
-He has also done a number of workshops in the area of diversity training and particularly in the area of conversations on race
-He has written various articles in the areas of justice and leadership development
-He grew up on a farm in rural North CarolinaHe is married to the former Louise Thompson, and they have four children: Terrill Eugene (Georgette), Catherine Elizabeth (Tony), Gregory Ervin (Tracey), and Rodney Eric (Jennifer). They have a six grand children . They also have several other children that have taken into their home as sons and daughter
His hobbies are gardening and casual conversation.