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Our Church History

The Story of AHOPM

Pastor Conda D. Ross, in July 2008, received from the Holy Spirit a vision to serve broken and hurting people as well as enrich the lives of families through living a life of Jesus Christ and biblical principles. 
She submitted herself to 2 years of mentorship, guidance, Godly counsel, prayer and strategic planning
and the manifestation of “A HOUSE OF PEACE MINISTRIES” (hereafter AHOPM), became official in 2010.

On January 9, 2011, Pastor Ross and her family members had the first service at her home in Arlington,
Texas. The mission and commitment of this church became: To restore the broken, revitalize the weary
and reconcile the divided in our community and the city abroad through Empowering families to lead
the way to a complete life in Jesus Christ.

2011 – 2013, through prayer, Bible study, encouraging saints to flow in their gifts and door-to-door
evangelism several ministries evolved.  With dedication, determination and donations we offered
monthly youth events, Feeding the Community Projects, Homegirl Huddle (empowering young girls) and
Joshua’s Army (empowering young boys), Blankets of Love (for the homeless) and partnered with
Brighter Tomorrows Women Shelter.  With God’s favor we relocated to a facility in Grand Prairie, Texas.

2014 -We continued the mission of the vision given to Pastor Ross and God increased us in membership
and leadership.  2015 -Our first class opened for training Deacons and Evangelist. 2016 -Pastor Ross
ordained, 1 Deacon and 2 Evangelist.  2017 –We had our first 3-day revival with a Venue Jam (a night for
our youth to sing, dance and get their praise on to God, Millennium Style, we were adopted by Delta
Sigma Theta Arlington Alumnae Chapter and partnered with Lifeline Shelter for Homeless Families and
Children in Grand Prairie Independent School District, Precious Hand of God Ministries- Dallas,  Bread of
Heaven Ministry and WIN Ministry – Austin and a host of willing workers outside of our ministry.

2018-2020 we have ordained leaders to serve as Prophetess, Evangelists, and Deacons.  We are walking
out our motto “Built to Last - God Strong” and the ministries that were once our future endeavors are
up and operable today.  We thank God that he has enlarged with an Executive Administrator,
Community Liaison and a Life Resource Center. We yet continued serving with a Morning Manna
Saturday 6:30am Intercessory Prayer Line, Sunday Morning 9:30am Intercessory Prayer and Sunday
School, 11:00am Morning Worship, Wednesday 7:15pm Bible Study, 2 nd  Saturday 11:00am (M.O.D.) Men
Of Distinction, 3 rd  Friday 7:00pm F.L.O.W.E.R.S. 

2020-22 We are grateful to God for his favor as we pivoted to virtual and hybrid services, adopted our
sister church in Zambia, Africa, remodeled our church with carpet and electronics to assist with
streamlining communication. Our 2022 Vision was: The Movement: Unified With Out of the Box

Our 2023 thrust is Making A Difference through Faith, Hope & Love which will focus on our
community, education and finances. We will have quarterly Feeding the Community efforts with

Community Conversations which will include blood drives with Carter BloodCare, mammograms, and mental health seminars. We will be Adopting a nursing home: Heritage at Turner Park.  Monthly financial fortitude awareness and the institution of our children’s church.

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