Reverend Kanyere Eaton is 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 115 year history of this congregation. Since her arrival in 2010, the congregation has grown in number and matured in spirit, 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 twenty five years and has professional backgrounds in social work, philanthropy, substance abuse recovery and hunger prevention. Pastor 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 and a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in 1997. She is currently working on a Doctorate in Ministry degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary. Pastor Eaton is married to James Dennis, with whom she shares a love for Christian ministry.