Rev. Kristy Burnette and Dewayne Burnette

Rev. Kristy Burnette became the pastor of Friendship UMC in July 2019. She is married to Dewayne and has two grown children, Kacey Bradley and Gary Burnette and a daughter-in-love, Tracey Burnette. She and Dewayne are the proud grandparents of Alayna Mary Hope Burnette and Charles Jesse Burnette.  

Pastor Kristy came to Friendship after serving churches in Albemarle, Kannapolis, Hiddenite and Stony Point. She is an Elder in full connection in the United Methodist Church and was trained at Hood Theological Seminary, where she obtained a Master of Divinity degree.