Statement of Faith
Elder Dwaine Keith Guyton
Dwaine Keith Guyton was born in Giddings, Texas on September 29, 1960. Dwaine attended the Fort Worth Independent School District where he graduated in 1978 from Oscar Dean Wyatt High School. He received a full football scholarship to Baylor University and attended Baylor for one-year. He transferred to Cisco Junior College for one year and received another full scholarship to Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma where he graduated in May of 1985. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Dwaine was a Second-Team All-American football Player in 1981. Dwaine Guyton married Evangelist Cynthia Guyton on June 9, 1996 and they have 8 children and 17 grandchildren. His motto is “Praise is what I do.” Dwaine was ordained Elder in the Church of God in Christ in 2004, He served at the Arising COGIC from 1996 to 2003, he was licensed as Minister there in 1997 under the leadership of the late Bishop Wallace Bailey Jr. In 2003 Elder Dwaine Guyton moved his family by the moving of the Holy Spirit to the Love Sanctuary Church of God in Christ where he served faithfully from Youth Minister to Assistant Pastor. Elder Dwaine Guyton was also the Chief Financial Officer of the church and assisted with the paying off the church under the leadership of Bishop R.L. Williams. Elder Dwaine Guyton has been a National Adjutant since 2005, and he now serves as Assistant Chief Adjutant of Texas Northeast 1st Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction under the leadership of Bishop J.E. Hornsby. Elder Dwaine Guyton was appointed the Pastor of the First Church of God in Christ on March 29, 2013 by the late Bishop J. Neaul Haynes. When Pastor Guyton took over the church it was in the Greenville North District where our Leader is Superintendent Anthony McCrary and Pastor Guyton serves as the President of the Evangelist Department. Since becoming the pastor of First Church he has made some major changes to the church by changing the name to First Church Pinnacle of Praise COGIC. Pastor Guyton had a vision to make the church larger so more people could come and fellowship in the community. He has received members from California, Illinois, and all around the McKinney area. He had a fellowship hall added in 2014 and now the sanctuary has been torn down and is being rebuilt. He takes God’s work very seriously and will carry it out no matter what!