A. C. Dwayne Burgess
A. C. Dwayne Burgess, a proud native of Bermuda, who serves as the Pastor of the Rockaway Church is a man whose life is shaped by his unwavering commitment to motivating and inspiring people to live a life of purpose and excellence in Christ Jesus. His journey is a testament to his deep faith and his passion for helping others discover their true calling. Pastor Burgess is a loving husband to Kim Burgess and a proud father of three adult children: André, Christian, and Soléi.
Pastor Burgess's educational journey led him through Atlantic Union College and Andrews University Theological Seminary, equipping him with the knowledge and wisdom to serve his community and faith more effectively. His love for people has always been at the forefront of his mission, driving him to make a positive impact on the lives of those he encounters.
While his professional career led him to the Bermuda Government Department of Court Services, where he serves as a Probation Officer, Pastor Burgess has also heeded God's calling to shepherd the Rockaway Seventh-day Adventist Church within the Bermuda Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. His dual roles in both the secular and spiritual realms reflect his dedication to serving both the justice system and his faith community.
Pastor Burgess's life is deeply rooted in the teachings of the Bible, particularly in his favorite verse, 1 Corinthians 15:58, which encourages steadfastness, unwavering dedication, and an unwavering commitment to the work of the Lord. This verse serves as his guiding light, inspiring him in his dual roles as a Probation Officer and a Pastor.