District Elder Lamar Burch
Pastor Lamar Burch is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Christian Life Fellowship located in New Miami, Ohio. Pastor Burch was launched into the ministry by his mentor and spiritual father Suffragan Bishop C. Shawn Tyson, Apostolic Faith Assembly Church, Canton, Ohio where he served in various capacities including Armourbearer.
He earned a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Trinity College.
In 1995 Pastor Burch married Shelli Robinson and relocated to Springfield, Ohio and began serving under the leadership of his next spiritual father the late Honorable Bishop Cecil A Pratt, Jr., Church of Jesus Family Worship Center. While at Church of Jesus FWC he served as Youth Pastor, member of Brotherhood & Ministerial Alliance, VBS teacher and Armourbearer.
Pastor Burch also served on the district and state levels of the Ohio District Council Young People’s Union of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc. as Vice President and Treasurer.
Lady Shelli Burch
Lady Shelli Burch was saved at a young age. Through the years she has served as a Sunday School teacher, Usher board, Choir, Culinary Department, Shepherd’s Committee, Missionary, Youth Department Director, and VBS Director.
Lady Burch also served as Secretary and Assistant Secretary of Ohio District Council Young People’s Union of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World.
In August 2010 standing with her husband, Elder Lamar Burch Christian Life Fellowship was founded. Lady Burch works diligently with her husband in ministry. At CLF she serves at Ladies of Life Women’s Ministry Director, Liaison to Hospitailty and, Secretary/Treasurer of the Official Board and Church Administrator.
Lady Burch received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from The University of Cincinnati and is a Licensed Social Worker with the State of Ohio. She is employed as a Case Manager working with the elderly and disabled. She believes in giving back and volunteers her time as a visiting companion for the elderly and a mentor for elementary aged children.
Lady Burch has been married to District Elder Lamar Burch for 28 years and they are blessed with 3 adult children, Emmanuel, Shelbi and Ethan.