Meet Our Pastor
Rev. David Scott Cunningham was born in Charlotte, NC to the late Shirley Cunningham. He attended Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system, graduating from Providence High School in 1993. Rev. Cunningham holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and is pursuing a Master of Divinity degree from Hood Seminary, Salisbury, NC. At the age of 18, Rev. Cunningham accepted the position as Minister of Music of the Marvin A.M.E Zion church. Two years into his tenure at Marvin, Rev. Cunningham heard and accepted the call to the preaching ministry. Rev Cunningham would serve as the Minister of Music for 10 years.
Rev. Cunningham spent two years as a Youth Minister for a baptist church in Charlotte returning to Marvin in 2008 as Minister of Music. Rev. Cunningham was re-admitted to the West Central North Carolina in 2010 on trial and admitted into full connection June 2012, ordained a Deacon in the church. At the close of the Annual Conference, Rev. Cunningham was sent by the Right Reverend George W.C. Walker, Sr. to pastor the Crossroads A.M.E Zion church, Peachland, NC. At the second check-up meeting of the West Central Annual Conference in 2012, the Right Reverend George E. Battle, Jr. Ordained Rev. Cunningham an Elder in the A.M.E Zion church. In June of 2015, Rev. Cunningham was assigned to the China Grove A.M.E Zion Church. In June 2015, Bishop Battle appointed Rev. Cunningham to the China Grove A.M.E Zion Church where God is doing marvelous works among His people.
Rev. Cunningham is the father of two sons Davion and Devin. He also married to the best thang to happen to him since his salvation the former Ms. Kindra Cochran.
Rev. Cunningham's favorite scripture is 1 Peter 2:2 "As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby"