Reverend Darryl A. Burton Sr. was born in Chattanooga, TN and is the oldest child of Bobby Burton and the late Margaret Burton. He matriculated in the Chattanooga Public School system and completed his high school education at Brainerd Senior High School in 1979.
In 1983, Rev. Burton graduated from Mercer University (Macon, GA) with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. In the same year, he relocated to Washington, DC and started his career with the U.S. Postal Service. Rev. Burton is currently employed with the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General in Arlington, VA.
In 2001, Rev. Burton accepted his call into the pastoral ministry. During his early years of ministry, Rev. Burton poured his passion into establishing a Men’s Ministry at the Israel Metropolitan Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (Washington, DC).