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About Us

A Place of Renewed Minds and Transformed Lives.

At Jesus House, we are more than just a church – we are a vibrant community on a mission to positively impact our environment, community, and nations for Christ.

Our Brief History

“Within our diverse congregation, minds find renewal and lives are transformed to embody excellence. Fueled by purpose, we radiate positivity in our surroundings, community, and the world for Christ. Jesus House New Jersey is an expression of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), originating in Lagos, Nigeria in 1952 under Pastor E.A. Adeboye’s leadership. With 50,000+ parishes globally and a devoted family of 9 million+ members, we stand united in faith and mission.

Our Vision

Bringing people to Jesus and transforming lives through the renewing of minds. We are passionate about equipping our members for excellence, empowering them to change their circumstances, and inspiring them to live a life that leaves a lasting impact for Christ.

Our Mission

Building a people who will influence the educational, political, and social fabric of society. We aim to foster obedience to the Word of God, embracing a life of holiness, prayer, praise, and stewardship. As a diverse and multicultural church, we celebrate unity in Christ, standing together with one vision and one purpose.

Our Core Values

Core Values:

  1. Christ-like Living: Our ultimate mission in life is to be like Christ. We delve into the Word of God, communicate with Christ through prayer and worship, and model Christ’s character and purpose in all we do.

  2. Unconditional Love: Jesus House is a place where love reigns supreme. We create a warm and welcoming environment, embracing all who enter our doors with open arms.

  3. Reaching the Lost: We believe that every soul matters to God, and we are committed to sharing His forgiveness and love with the world. Together, we strive to show others the unique nature of God’s love and forgiveness.

  4. Strengthening Families: The strength of our society lies in the unity of our families. We provide support, encouragement, and guidance for marriages and parenting, promoting the fear of God in every home.

  5. Accountability: We hold ourselves accountable to God and one another, cherishing and wisely stewarding all resources entrusted to us.

  6. Servant Leadership: The path to greatness is through service. We follow Christ’s example by serving one another and our community, impacting lives for Christ through our actions and contributions.

  7. Equipping for Daily Living: Jesus Himself demonstrated the importance of equipping His followers for daily living and service to God. We provide training in life principles and the teachings of Christ to empower every member.

  8. Pursuit of Excellence: We honor God and inspire people by reflecting His excellence in everything we do. Striving for the highest standards in worship and service to God, we continuously evaluate and raise the bar.

Get Involved: Volunteer With Us

At Jesus House New Jersey, we believe that serving others is an essential expression of our faith. If you have a heart for making a difference and a desire to contribute to our vibrant community, we invite you to join our team of dedicated volunteers. There are many opportunities for you to use your unique gifts, talents, and skills to impact lives and be a part of something greater.

Why Volunteer with Us:

Make an Impact: Through volunteering, you have the chance to positively influence lives, both within our congregation and in the wider community.

Connect and Build Relationships: Joining our volunteer team is a wonderful way to meet like-minded individuals, make new friends, and form meaningful connections.

Use Your Skills: Whether you’re a creative thinker, a compassionate listener, or a hands-on problem solver, there’s a place for you to contribute your talents.

Grow Spiritually: Serving others provides a unique avenue for personal growth and spiritual development. You’ll learn valuable lessons about compassion, empathy, and the joy of selflessness.

Bible study

Unearth the treasures of the Word every Wednesday at 7:30 pm on Zoom. Engage in thoughtful discussions and insights.

men's prayer meeting

As men we find strength in fellowship every Monday at 8 pm. Join us as we come together in prayer and unity.

Women's Prayer Meeting

Connect and uplift one another each Thursday at 9 pm. Together, let’s seek divine guidance and empowerment.

Sunday Service

Elevate your Sundays with uplifting worship, teaching, and fellowship. Join us every Sunday for a meaningful spiritual experience.

early morning cry

Start your Tuesdays at 5 am with a powerful time of devotion and reflection. Let’s embrace the new day with spiritual awakening.

testimony service

Embrace the joy of gratitude on the first Sunday of every month at 10 am. Share testimonies and celebrate the goodness of the Lord.

holy communion

On the first Friday of each month at 7:30 pm on Zoom, experience a profound communion and seek solutions through faith and prayer.

Weekly Prayer Meeting

Come together in virtual unity every Friday at 7:30 pm on Zoom. Let our collective prayers illuminate the path ahead.

Meet Our Pastors

Matthew Okoh

Pastor Matthew Matel-Okoh is a visionary shepherd, motivational speaker, and accomplished entrepreneur whose life journey is an inspiring testament to unwavering faith and transformative leadership. With a divine call to ministry that began in 1992, Pastor Matthew’s path has been marked by a deep commitment to uplifting souls and guiding them towards a life of purpose.

Having served as a pioneering pastor within the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Matthew’s influence has spanned continents, from the bustling streets of Lagos, Nigeria, to the vibrant community of Kingston, Jamaica. These experiences have shaped his understanding of diverse cultures and the universal message of faith.

Currently at the helm of Jesus House, New Jersey, Pastor Matthew creates a vibrant haven where minds are rejuvenated and lives are sculpted into paragons of excellence. His humility and unwavering dedication to the teachings of the Bible are evident in every aspect of his ministry. With a profound belief in the limitless potential of every individual, he empowers believers to not only uncover their innate talents but to channel them into making lasting impacts in their communities.

An advocate for a life lived in accordance with the teachings of Christ, Pastor Matthew’s dynamic sermons and motivational talks resonate deeply with congregants and listeners worldwide. His visionary spirit and unyielding commitment to spreading the Gospel are the cornerstones of his leadership, inspiring others to embark on their own journeys of spiritual growth and transformation.

Bola Matel-Okoh

Pastor Abolanle Matel-Okoh is a remarkable force of change, a legal luminary, entrepreneur, and devoted pastor whose life story is a testament to the boundless potential within us all. With a legal career spanning over two decades across Nigeria and the United States, she stands as a beacon of excellence and an embodiment of unwavering commitment to making a difference.

From her early days as a Legal Officer at United Commercial Bank in 1992 to her current role as CEO of Havilah Ventures, a multifaceted entrepreneurial endeavor spanning real estate, corporate branding, and the health and wellness sector, Pastor Abolanle’s journey is a testament to her indomitable spirit and passion for innovation.

Beyond the boardroom, she also dedicates herself to serving her community and inspiring positive change. Her involvement in various non-profit organizations and her position as Associate Pastor at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Jesus House, New Jersey, underscore her devotion to nurturing hearts and souls.

Pastor Abolanle’s impact is felt not just through her professional achievements, but through her advocacy for women’s empowerment and her unwavering commitment to upholding the principles of God in every aspect of life. Her journey, rooted in faith and guided by a desire to honor God in all endeavors, inspires others to strive for excellence, embrace their unique callings, and leave a lasting legacy of transformation and impact.

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