Dr. 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).
Dr. Jones is an Ordained Bishop with the Church of God denomination and is the DELMARVA- DC District Overseer (16 churches). Dr. Jones serves on DELMARVA-DC’s State Council, Ministerial Internship Program Board, Urban Ministry Committee, Finance Committee, and Chaplain’s Board. He also serves on both the Church of God’s International and DELMARVA- DC Ministry to the Military Board. In his local community, Dr. Jones serves as a Chaplain for the Charles County Sheriff Department and Chairman of the Hospice of Charles County, Inc. Chaplain’s Advisory Board and Board Secretary for the United Ministers Coalition of Southern Maryland, Inc.
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; an Associate Certified Coach and member of the International Coach Federation; and a certified SYMBIS Assessment Facilitator. He is the former Executive Vice President of the National Bible College and Seminary in Fort Washington, Maryland.
Dr. Jones has published 21 books, 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, LLC, which provides Christian literature, evangelism training, and spiritual guidance. 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 and Promoting Purpose Magazine. He was a guest artist on Radio One’s WYCB’s program, The Praise Fest Show and Total Prayze (online radio).
Dr. Jones not only serves God, but his country as well. He 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).
Dr. Jones is happily married to the former Sharon Russell. He sincerely believes without her love, support, and encouragement, many of his goals would not have been accomplished.