Pastor Michael A. Bunton


Pastor Michael A. Bunton

Pastor Michael Andrew Bunton was born to William A. Bunton Jr, Senior Pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Buffalo, New York, and First Lady Wanda Lee Bunton. Pastor Bunton is the youngest of five siblings. Three of his siblings currently are pastoring in the lower 48.

Pastor M.A. Bunton was licensed in 1989 and ordained into ministry in 1992 by Senior Pastor William A. Bunton Jr. who has been pastoring for over 60 years. Pastor M. A. Bunton preaches and teaches the word of God with conviction and has led numerous lost souls to Christ.

Pastor Bunton worked in full-time as an Associate Pastor at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. A.B. Patterson. Pastor Bunton has served in ministry at Shiloh for twenty (20) years in various capacities and continues to share the love of Christ in the community, such as the Rescue Mission, Bro. Francis and Beans Cafe. He also ministered at the 4th Avenue Jail/Correction Facility, conducting 2 hour Bible classes every Friday.

While employed at Shiloh, he was the Associate Pastor for the following Ministries: Youth Young Adult, Membership/Congregational Care, Parish, Assimilation, as well as the Worship Pastor. He is a fully devoted disciple of Christ and on fire for the Lord.

Prior to working full-time in ministry at Shiloh, Pastor Bunton worked in the Anchorage School District for five years and for the University of Alaska Anchorage as the Director of the Upward Bound Program for seven years. The Upward Bound Program was a program that catered to First Generation and Low Income Students around the State. In his tenure there, the program was regarded as one of the most successful in the nation in spite of a significantly low GPA in the State of Alaska.

Pastor Bunton is married to First Lady/Deaconess Nathalie Bunton for 14 years. First Lady Bunton is employed with the Federal Aviation Administration as a Manager for the Air Traffic Organization and fully supports her husband in ministry. Pastor and First Lady Bunton have three daughters, Tatiana, 8, Thalia, 10 and Tamia, 12 who are baptized believers and are great testimonies in their schools. The family’s most beloved scripture is from the book of Ephesians 3:20-21 ,

Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever.”