Supt. Bruce L. DeArmon Sr. Senior Pastor
Superintendent Bruce Lenell DeArmon Sr.
Pastor Bruce DeArmon Sr. was born September 5, 1972 in Gary, IN. He is the seventh child of the late Deacon George E. DeArmon Sr. and Mother Sarah M. DeArmon (Huggins).
Pastor DeArmon graduated from Emerson School for the Visual and Performing Arts in 1991 with a major in instrumental music. He also attended Purdue University, studying in electrical engineering. In 1992 he began working at Wonder Bread as a machine operator until relocating to Minneapolis Minnesota. In 1996, he began his career at Comcast where he worked as an Technical Operations Supervisor. In 2015, he began a career as a Funeral Director where he currently works at Estes Funeral Chapel while attending American Academy McAllister Institute to receive his bachelors degree in Mortuary Science.
Pastor DeArmon accepted Christ as his personal Savior in 1984 at the age of 12. He began working at Saints Home Church of God In Christ, as sound technician under the late Bishop William Blakely. In 1994, Pastor DeArmon joined Emmanuel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Minneapolis, and served as an adjutant to the late Bishop Stanley N. Frazier until the Lord called Bishop Frazier home on July 11, 2006.
In 2001, Pastor DeArmon acknowledged his call to the ministry and received his minister’s license in February 2003. He graduated from the A.W. Wilson Bible Institute in August of 2003 and was ordained an Elder in August of 2004 by the late Bishop Frazier.
On January 25, 2007, Pastor DeArmon was appointed and consecrated as the Jurisdictional Chief Adjutant by Bishop Fred Willis Washington, Prelate of the Minnesota Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. In August of 2009, Pastor DeArmon accepted the call to begin his ministry in Brooklyn Park, MN and on December 8, 2009 founded Faith Tabernacle church of God in Christ with it’s first Bible Study held inside the National Guard Armory. On August 8, 2010, Pastor DeArmon was installed to the Office of Pastor. In 2011 Pastor DeArmon was appointed as Assistant Jurisdictional Secretary of the Minnesota Jurisdiction. On November 8,2012 Pastor DeArmon was promoted to Overseer at Large in the National Adjutancy Corp by Bishop Charles E Blake, Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ. On January 17, 2013, Pastor DeArmon was appointed District Superintendent of the S.H. Overton Shekinah Glory District by Bishop Fred Willis Washington.
Pastor Bruce DeArmon Sr. has been married to Tara LeShahn (Bunkley) DeArmon Since September 5, 1992. They have been blessed with four children; Anthony, Britini’, Bruce Jr. and Breanna. Two grandchildren, Carter Lenell and Brelaya. and also three godchildren; Shantajah Graham, LaJoia, and Lazarius Shepherd.