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Executive Overseer Pastor Dionnie DeWitt was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to the Rev. Alfred Burt and formerly Dianne Sloane-Burt. At the tender age, the Lord began revealing himself to her through dreams and visions at (8), the family relocated to New York. Pastor DeWitt received her formal education in the public school system of New York, and it was during these times that Pastor DeWitt would preach her intimal message at the age of (16), entitled “I Found Love under New Management,” under the leadership of Archbishop Eric R. Figueroa, her mentor. During this time, Lady Pastor DeWitt was nurtured by several strong women in the church Missionary Gretchen & Lady Dr. Cynthia McInnis. After a few years in New York, the family relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina. God allowed various doors to open for Lady Pastor DeWitt;  she began singing, recording, and traveling from 1991 through 1993 with Pastor John P. Kee and New Life Fellowship Choir. She also later recorded with Prophet Calvin Suggs of Wilson, NC, and Bishop JD Means of Georgia. She also released her single featuring The BALCOM Fellowship.

Navigating through her walk and getting closer to God, she traveled singing for Apostle Emmanuel Cooper, who saw the call of God manifesting and materializing. As she continued to follow the path of God, she began to travel with her Spiritual father, Prophet Lamar Cochrell of Rock Hill, SC doing tent revivals where the hunger for more intensified. The Ministry of Abundant Life Ministries by Pastor Roberta Hughes was led to ordain Pastor DeWitt to preach the gospel. It was during these travels that Lady Pastor DeWitt met and married the man God in the person of Bishop TL DeWitt, and from their union, they have three (3) lovely children, Gerald Emmanuel, Destinee’ Amaris, and Darius Zenas; Kason, Jamar, and Teona; four grandchildren. 

With the vision written in New York, Executive Overseer Dewitt and Bishop TL DeWitt founded the Beginning Anew Life Changing Outreach Ministries in 2001. Upon the consecration of her husband to the office of Bishop, Pastor DeWitt was officially installed as Pastor by Apostle Sammy C. Smith, Presiding Prelate of Grace Cathedral Fellowship; she later establishes and founded the Grace Abiding Love Ministries, and to her leadership also came sons and daughters to preach and declare the gospel. Lady Pastor Dewitt is a graduate of Northeastern Technical College (2009), a graduate of Coker College (2011) with a B.A. in History and (2012) B.S. in Business Administration. She is a graduate of South University with a Master’s in Science in Leadership (2017). She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership. She holds an Honorary Doctorate of Evangelism from the Lighthouse Theological Seminary in Pageland, SC, and She is a member of the National and International Society of Leadership for Success. Pastor DeWitt is an Entrepreneur with her clothing line JFranciné, GuRu Tees, Getup & ReGroup Network Enterprise LLC. for consulting and mentoring. Lady Pastor Dionnie Dewitt served with her Husband, Bishop TL DeWitt, at the Goodman Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Cheraw, SC, as Co-Pastor. She does, along with her Husband, Bishop TL DeWitt, as Senior Servant leaders of the Beginning Anew Life Changing Outreach Ministry, Inc in Cheraw. As well the establishmentarian of the BALCOM Fellowship of Churches. Executive Overseer Pastor DeWitt has a heart for God. She loves young people as well as seeing God’s people enriched and having a life-changing experience. She believes change comes when you first make the sacrifice for change. Her Motto is: “Fulfilling God’s purpose on purpose.”

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