Pastor Burke Anthony Cawthon Sr. is the 3rd child of 6 children. Parents are Bishop Hugh E.Cawthon Sr. and Mrs. Zepher L. Burke Cawthon. Married to Mrs. Glenda Renee Bell Cawthon. Pastor and Lady Cawthon  have three children Mr. Burke Anthony Cawthon II, Mrs. Chassity Breanne Felton and Darius Glenn Cawthon. Pastor Burke A. Cawthon Sr. was called to the ministry in 1984 serving as a associate minister at Faith Temple Church of God In Christ under the pastorship of Pastor Hugh E. Cawthon Sr.

Ordained  in 1991 as an Elder in the Church Of God In Christ working diligently to help build God’s Kingdom serving in the Church in many capacities.

In 1994 he was elevated to assistant Pastor and in 2009 he was elevated to the Pastorship. Pastor Cawthon has traveled throughout Illinois as an evangelist, winning souls and being used by God ,many bodies have been healed. He has also serves as the Greater Fellowship district evangelist and  also the Southern Region Evangelist President in the Southern Region of the Southern Illinois Jurisdiction.

Pastor Cawthon has also served as finance chairman in the Greater Fellowship District for many years. He is also active in the Southern Illinois Jurisdiction Church of God In Christ as Director of Public Relations. Pastor Cawthon was elected to the Trustee board of the Southern Illinois Jurisdiction and served for two terms. Pastor Cawthon is a man of God concerned about the souls of all people, working to build the kingdom of God.

“The Soul of man  is our most valuable resource .”