Administrative Bishop – Church of God New Jersey

Bishop Raymond Burch

Raymond Burch Jr.
Administrative Bishop

Bishop Raymond Burch, Jr., is honored to be back in New Jersey.  He was born in Elizabeth, NJ and received the divine assignment to return after forty years.  He and his beautiful wife, Lorna, of twenty-two years met in Kansas in the midst of his twenty-year career in the United States Army.

Raymond has served as a Lead Pastor, Associate Pastor, South Georgia Black Ministries Coordinator, State Council Member, and in many other leadership and mentoring roles.

Raymond and Lorna have three adult children: Whitney of Hazlehurst, Georgia; Jamal of Fayetteville, North Carolina; Keyara of Hazlet, New Jersey (who is serving as Communications Coordinator for the state office); and many spiritual children.