Ministry Leader – Rev. Joyce E. Jones
Rev. Joyce Jones is an ordained Elder at Hope Christian Church, Beltsville, Maryland, where Bishop Harry R. Jackson is the Senior Pastor. She is the Director of Outreach at Hope Christian Church and has leadership oversight for outreach ministries in prison, homeless shelter, food pantry, Angel Tree, community outreach to schools, and outreach to visitors.
Rev. Jones is a cum laude recipient of a Bachelor’s degree from Virginia State University and a Master’s degree from Central Michigan University. As a manager of people and programs at the National Security Agency, she has traveled to 4 continents and 32 states to represent the United States government’s interests. Also, Rev. Jones has held the position of Adjunct Professor at Prince George’s Community College and Bowie State University.
As the visionary and ministry leader of the Christian Mentoring and Transition Program (CMAT-pronounced Cee Mat), she recruits and trains Christian women to mentor and minister to incarcerated women. More than 30 churches from the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania have had representatives in the CMAT program.
Rev. Jones believes and has witnessed that the power of God’s Word, the name of Jesus, and the cleansing power of His blood can transform ANY life.