Our Pastor

Reverend Milton Bunting, M. Div.

Pastor Milton Palmer Bunting, a resident of Pungoteague, Virginia, is the son of the late Reverend Milton L. Bunting and Mrs. Virginia P. Bunting. He has a distinguished educational background, having graduated from St. Paul's College in 1999 with a major in Political Science. Continuing his academic pursuits, Pastor Bunting obtained a Master's of Divinity degree from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in 2009.

At present, Pastor Bunting serves as the esteemed Pastor of both Ebenezer Baptist Church in Exmore, Virginia and St. Mary Baptist Church in Jamesville, Virginia. His association with Ebenezer began in 2002, while his tenure at St. Mary commenced in May 2023. The relationship between Pastor Bunting and both congregations has been exceptionally fruitful, witnessing the salvation of souls and the establishment of numerous new ministries. Notably, under his capable leadership, Ebenezer underwent a sanctuary renovation in 2008, and in 2022, St. Mary replaced their sanctuary floor.

Passionate about preaching, Pastor Bunting eagerly anticipates every opportunity to deliver sermons. In addition to his pastoral duties, he holds the esteemed position of President within the Baptist General Convention of Virginia and serves on the Board of Trustees at Virginia Union University. Furthermore, he previously served as the Moderator of the Eastern Shore Virginia & Maryland Baptist Association.

Beyond his ecclesiastical endeavors, Pastor Bunting is the proprietor of Bunting Produce Farms, a family-operated agricultural enterprise specializing in Sweet Potato production. This business traces its roots back to the early 1920s when Pastor Bunting's late grandfather established it. Additionally, he is the owner of Divine Lawn Care & Landscaping and presently works at the Cooper and Humbles Funeral Company in Accomac, Virginia.

Pastor Bunting is an industrious member of his community, diligently serving others through his personal efforts and farming endeavors. Notably, he actively plants crops intended for the benefit of the larger community. By exemplifying Christ-like leadership to his congregation, he instills in them a desire to engage in outreach services for the community. The congregations he leads support various programs, including New Road Community Day, Community Thanksgiving Dinners, donations to Northampton County Social Services Toy Closet, provision of supplies and clothing to Lighthouse Ministries, a Monthly Food Bank Canned Goods Drive, and donations to the Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence, among others. Furthermore, Pastor Bunting contributes to his community by serving on the Accomack County School Board Selection Committee and has previously been a member of the Accomack County Jury Selection Committee.

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