Reverend Kanyere Eaton

Senior Pastor

Reverend Kanyere Eaton is the shepherd of the beloved flock of God at Fellowship Covenant Church in the Bronx, New York. She is the first woman to serve in this capacity in the 121-year history of this congregation. Since her arrival in 2010, the congregation has matured in its appetite for God’s Word and in its quest for the revelation of his will, adopting as its mission: the engagement of God’s people for worship; the equipping of God’s people for service and the empowerment of God’s people for leadership. Through teaching, preaching, training, and nurture, Pastor Eaton endeavors to educate and inspire Christ’s church to grow into the measure of the full stature of Christ. Pastor Eaton has been in active ministry for nearly thirty years and has
professional backgrounds in social work, philanthropy, substance abuse recovery, and hunger prevention. Dr. Kanyere Eaton earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in 1993; a Master of Science and Social Work degree from Columbia University in 1997, a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in 1997, and a Doctorate of Ministry degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary in 2021. Pastor Eaton is married to Elder James Dennis, with whom she shares a love for Christian ministry.

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