senior pastor b burwell
Pastor Bruce D. Burwell was born in Homestead, Pennsylvania.
Pastor Burwell has had many major career moves.
While still completing his degree in computer programming, he was hired before graduation as the first African-American Production Planning Supervisor in the history of U.S. Steel Corp. in Pittsburgh, PA.
Bruce D. Burwell spent the next 11 years as a Senior Financial Advisor at American Express Financial Advisors (now Ameriprise) in Southfield, MI.
God has blessed Pastor Burwell with a financial stewardship ministry called Church Financial Consultant Ministries in which he Advises churches as to how they can
In addition, he conducts a sermon series and seminars called “Financial Planning, God’s Way.”
Pastor Burwell was called to ministry in Nov. 1998. Although he was raised as a Baptist, he has been AME, United Methodist, and now is the Senior Pastor of an Independent, Multi-cultural and Non-Denominational church, he just considers himself a Christian, saved by the grace of God.
He is married for 32 years to Dr. Monoseta C. Burwell, Pastor and dentist, and they have a daughter, Chera M. Burwell who is over 25 years old.
On July 21, 2002 starting with just 3 people they Co-founded Light of the World Christian Center in Troy, MI. In Sept. 2003 they relocated the church to West Bloomfield, MI. Because of their relationship with the Potter’s House International Pastoral Alliance, they were both ordained and licensed by Bishop T.D. Jakes at his Pastor’s and Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. In Nov. 2011, the church moved to the Temple Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield, MI. This became a very unique situation with the Jewish congregation worshipping on Saturday and the Christian congregation worshipping on Sunday. In 2014 we moved into our own church location still in West Bloomfield, Michigan.
Because of Pastor Bruce Burwell's service with this ministry, in 2010 he received the “Men of Distinction Paving the Way” award given to outstanding African-American men in the Detroit Metro Area.
Pastor Burwell is very excited about the future of this ministry. Light of the World Christian Center and it’s now over 280 members are on the move. Amen!