Pastor Milton Palmer Bunting is the son of the late Rev. Milton L. Bunting and Mrs. Virginia P. Bunting who resides in Pungoteague, Virginia. He is a 1999 graduate of St. Paul’s College where he majored in Political Science. Pastor Bunting is a 2009 graduate of the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University where he received a Master’s of Divinity degree. Pastor Bunting is currently serving as Pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Exmore, Virginia. He has served Ebenezer since 2002 and the relationship has been extremely fruitful. Under his leadership, souls have been saved and several new ministries have been established. In 2008 Pastor Bunting led Ebenezer in the renovation of the church’s sanctuary.
Pastor Bunting enjoys preaching and looks forward to every sermonic opportunity he receives. Pastor Bunting currently serves as Secretary of The Baptist General Convention of Virginia and the First-Vice Moderator of the Eastern Shore Virginia-Maryland Baptist Association.
Pastor Bunting is married to the former Teresa Drummond and to this union, they have been blessed with two daughters and several godchildren too numerous to mention. He also serves as a father figure and mentor to a number of young men in the local community.
Pastor Bunting is the owner of Bunting Produce Farms, which is a family, operated farming operation specializing in Sweet Potato production. His late grandfather started this company in the early 1920s. Pastor Bunting is also employed with the Cooper and Humbles Funeral Company in Accomack, Virginia.
Pastor Bunting works diligently within his community through his individual service of helping those in need and as a farmer. He is known for specifically planting crops for the use of the community at large. He sets an example of Christ like leadership to his congregation so that they also have a desire to do outreach services to the community. His congregation sponsors such programs as: New Road Community Day, Community Thanksgiving Dinners, donations to Northampton County Social Services Toy Closet, donation of supplies and clothing to Lighthouse Ministries, Monthly Food Bank Canned Goods Drive, donation of supplies and clothing to Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence, etc. Pastor also serves on the Accomack County School Board Selection Committee and as a past member of the Accomack County Jury Selection Committee.