Pastor Derick Burton

Pastor Derick answered the call to ministry in 2009 and became part of the IPHC in June of 2012. Pastor Derick joined the VHM team as the Student Ministries Pastor in November 2012 and was ordained in June of 2014.  As a teenager, Pastor Derick was an active member of the VHM youth. “I consider it a blessing and an honor to serve as the Youth Pastor at the church and with the youth group that I grew up in.”

Pastor Derick is a graduate of Maranatha College of Christian Ministries with Bachelors in Religious Education and Advantage College of Christian Ministries with a Masters in Ministries. Pastor Derick is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Pastoral Ministry and is working toward being credentialed through the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counselors to serve as a Certified Pastoral Counselor.  Pastor Derick also serves as the faculty representative for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Pulaski County High School.  Pastor Derick serves in the ministry with his loving wife, Crystal, and his two beautiful little girls, Gracie and Kayleigh.  Contact Pastor Derick