Pastors Derick & Crystal Burton

Pastor Derick and Crystal serve as the Family Life Pastors of Valley Harvest Ministries. They were called into the Ministry in 2009, where they served as Youth Pastors. They, along with their daughters, Grace and Kayleigh, accepted God’s call to Valley Harvest Ministries in 2012.

Pastor Derick is a graduate of Maranatha College of Christian Ministries with a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Education and from Advantage College of Christian Ministries with a Master’s Degree in Ministry.  In 2017, Pastor Derick graduated PRIMUS University of Theology with an earned Doctorate of Ministry in Leadership and Church Growth.  In 2018, Pastor Derick accepted the call to full-time ministry as a Hospice Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator, where he provides spiritual care to terminally ill patients and grief support for their families.

Pastor Crystal is a Registered Nurse and works as a full-time Nursing Instructor at Radford University.  She is a graduate of New River Community College with an Associate’s of Applied Science in Nursing degree.  Pastor Crystal continued her education by obtaining her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Jefferson College of Health Sciences and then her Master’s of Nursing Education from Liberty University.

Within the role of Family Life Pastors, Pastors Derick and Crystal oversee our teens and young adults’ ministries. They are focused on reaching the lost, discipling the believer, and growing the church through reaching teens, young adults, and young families. Contact Pastor Derick and Crystal.