Rev. Kim Burton

Rev. Kim Burton

Reverend Kim Burton, a native of Washington, DC with over 30 years of ministerial service and leadership is the only daughter of Gerri Barnes and Edward Hurt. She is the wife of Reverend Darryl A. Burton, Sr. and they are the highly favored parents of three adult children, Ambrial, Darryl, Jr. and Aaron. Her loyalty, dedication, and commitment to her God given calling on her life, is what makes Rev. Burton an excellent example and role model of servant leadership.

Reverend Burton was educated in a Christian school for her primary education and graduated from Wilson High School in Washington in 1979. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia in 1983. She later received a Master’s degree in Network and Systems Management from Kelly Graduate School of Management in 2005. She received the Certificate in Theology in 2010 from the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), Atlanta, Georgia. First Lady Burton was licensed to preach at Israel Metropolitan CME Church in October 2008 and was ordained local Deacon on July 2012 at the Annual Conference of the New York – Washington Region in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Her professional career includes twenty-two years at Verizon, and she currently is an entrepreneur as a self-employed contractor.