Meet Our Pastor
REV. VICTORIA L. BURSON
LEADER OF LEADERS
Making a Difference
Rev. Victoria L. Burson, commonly known as 'Pastor V' is a powerful preacher, engaging teacher, innovative leader, inspiring speaker, leadership and life Coach. She has a deep passion for developing people to succeed, whether that is in the church or in the secular realm, as it all belongs to God. Pastor V believes she is called to be “a voice for those who have no voice.”
Doing What’s Needed
Pastor V was recently assigned to the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, Governing Board. She will serve until the next General Conference in 2019.
Pastor V began her pastoral track for Metropolitan Community Church of Baltimore (MCCB) in Baltimore, Maryland in September 2013. She officially began serving January 5, 2014. Pastor V leads with a great commitment for Christ, God’s people, and for bringing salvation and transformation to the church and community at large.
In addition, Pastor V currently serves as one of the spiritual mentors for Seminarians of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM), under the leadership of Bishop Yvette Flunder.
Pastor V is also a Certified Professional Coach.
COMPASSION AND EXPERIENCE
Serving the Church and Family
Pastor V has served in ministry for over 30 years. She is the founder of Essentials Unleashed (currently under new construction), a non-profit organization committed to leading, teaching, and empowering people to succeed.
A third-generation preacher in her family, committed to education, Pastor V received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Leadership Development & Administration from Beulah Heights University graduating with honors Magna Cum Laude in Atlanta, Georgia, and her Master of Divinity degree from Brite Divinity School of Theology – Texas Christian University (TCU) with a concentration in Black Church Studies which included Latino Church Studies, Womanism, Ethics, Globalization, Leadership, Church Administration. and Pastoral Care/Counseling.
Pastor V is married to Prophet Theresa W. Burson, they passionately serve together in life and ministry. They have 1 daughter, Trachena Wallace, who resides in Memphis, TN.