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 .”