Meet Our Pastor Administrative Assistant Robert Butts Jr.
Pastor Robert Butts Jr joined the East Grand Blvd Church of God in Christ under the leadership of the Late Bishop Elton Allen Lawrence at the age of 16. More than 35 years ago he accepted Christ as his personal savior and was filled with the Holy Ghost. Pastor Butts Served Faithfully in every area God placed him in such as, The Homeless Ministry, Prison Ministry, Church Deacon, Church Bus Driver, Church Minister, and Church Elder. On March 18, 1995 Pastor Butts answered the call to serve as Pastor over the people of God, Supported by his family he stepped out by faith. and opened the doors of the East Side Unity Church of God in Christ in a 3 Bedroom house located on the corner of Mt. Elliott and East Kirby. Later in 1997 Supt. Robert Butts Jr. and the East Side Unity Church family started Building the Current Edifice on 5401 Mt. Elliott Ave. its been Prophesied that... "We're building a church to small to fulfill the Vision that's for East Side Unity ". Chosen and appointed by God, Pastor Butts lives, preach, and teach under the power of the Holy Ghost. On December 6, 2014 God called Supt. Butts to a Higher Rank in the Canadian/Michigan Jurisdiction of the Church of god in Christ Inc. Bishop Welton Lee Lawrence Appointed Supt. Butts as Administrative Assistant for the Michigan Region of the Jurisdiction.Pastor Butts is dedicated, motivated, insightful, and generous in giving his time and talents to those in need. He has influenced men, women and youth to live a better life. He has provided leadership and visions to the church he pastors.
Meet 1st Lady Evangelist Juanita C. Cooper-Butts
Juanita C. Butts Joined the East Grand Blvd Church of God in Christ Under the leadership of the late Bishop Elton Lawrence more than 35 years ago. There she used the many gifts the lord blessed her with such as Sunshine Band Big Sister, Purity Class President, Choir Director, Cook, just to name a few. 1st Lady Butts has a heart and Passion for the Youth and Women Departments. she is the living example of Proverbs 31:10-31 "A Virtuous Women". As First Lady of the East Side Unity Church of God in Christ she serves in every capacity the Holy Spirit leads her to do. Training Inspiring Missionaries, Marriage Counseling , Sewing Circle, Sr. President of the Youth Department, Prayer Warrior, YWCC, Womens Department, and Tambourine Ensemble Director. she also leads workshops during Friday Evangelistic Service to enhance better christian living. On the Jurisdictional Level she serves as the Financial Secretary for the Womens Department and Jurisdiction Youth President. Many Admire her because of of her love for God. Many say she is a light that never burns out. she is a Godly example for leading the Women of today.