Bishop Aaron R. Jones serves as Senior Pastor of New Hope Church of God.
Bishop Aaron R. Jones serves as Senior Pastor of New Hope Church of God of Waldorf, Inc. Under his pastorate is New Hope Kiddie Kollege, Inc. (Daycare), New Hope Community Outreach Services, Inc., and New Hope COG World Missions. Dr. Jones also oversees New Hope Church COG Ghana (2 churches) and New Hope COG Uganda (3 churches).
Bishop Jones is member of the DELMARVA- DC Strategic Church Planting/Revitalization Task Force, Ministerial Internship Program Board, World Missions Board, and Chaplain’s Board. He also serves the International Church of God as a Church Revitalization Coach and a member of Ministry to the Military Board. In his local community, Bishop Jones serves as a Chaplain for the Charles County Sheriff Office and Board Secretary for the United Ministers Coalition of Southern Maryland, Inc. Bishop Jones is a former DELMARVA-DC District Overseer (2014-2018) and a member of the Regional Council (2014-2018).
Being obedient to 2 Timothy 2:15, “Study to show thyself approved…” Dr. Jones received a Doctorate in Theology and Pastoral Counseling from Life Christian University and a Doctorate in Christian Counseling from American Christian College and Seminary. He is a certified Pastoral Counselor with the International Association of Christian Counseling Professionals. He is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation. He is the former Executive Vice President of the National Bible College and Seminary in Fort Washington, Maryland.
Bishop Jones has published 21 books/workbooks, a soul-winning project and an evangelism and discipleship training program. He has recorded a CD entitled, Peace in the Storm. He is the founder and owner of God’s Comfort Ministries. He has been seen on TCT Network, WATC-TV’s Atlanta Live, Babbie’s House (hosted by CCM artist Babbie Mason), and on In Concert Today on DCTV. He has been featured on the cover of Change Gospel Magazine, been heard on Radio One’s WYCB’s program, The Praise Fest Show, and been featured in Promoting Purpose Magazine and online on Total Prayze.
Bishop Jones not only serves God, but his country as well. He has served over 20 years in the Armed Forces. He is a retired Chaplain with the Army National Guard. He participated in both Operation Noble Eagle (2003) and Operation Iraqi Freedom III (2005).
Pastor Jones is happily married to the former Sharon Russell.