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Sylvarena Funderburke biography: 13 things about Kansas City, Missouri pastor, singer


Sylvarena Bolton Funderburke is a pastor and a singer from Missouri, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:


  1. She is L.W. Bolton Jr. and Effie Bolton‘s eldest daughter.
  2. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri. Aside from Kansas City, she has lived in other parts of Missouri including Grandview and Raymore.
  3. She previously lived in Tempe, Arizona, USA and Beacon Falls, Connecticut, USA.
  4. Since she was a little girl, she has been singing with her family. They were collectively called the BCM Singers. 
  5. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  6. She is 1 year older than her husband Carlton Luray Funderburke. They have three children together.
  7. In September 1997, she began her preaching ministry.
  8. In 2011, she was ordained an elder at It Is Written Evangelistic Ministries in Kansas City.
  9. She was featured in Jeremy Jackson & Worship‘s song “I Was Created“, which was released on April 20, 2016.
  10. On September 19, 2016, she released her first single titled “Awaken Us“, which she wrote in 2011.
  11. On September 15, 2018, she released her second single titled “Amazing God” featuring her father.
  12. She was featured in “If My People“, one of the 13 songs in the album “LaMar Cherry Presents: Worship United (Live)“, which was released on May 20, 2019.
  13. On August 24, 2020, she published her book titled “The Power of a Womb“. She was 41 years old when the book was published.

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