About Pastor and Sister Hood
Jason Michael Hood was born in Paris, Texas in 1984. The illegitimate son of a teenage girl, Jason was raised by his grandmother after the untimely death of his mother in 1987. In 1999, he was born again at Landmark Apostolic Church in Paris, Texas and served under the ministry of Pastor Johnny L. Holley. In 2007, he made his first missionary journey to Venezuela because of which the direction of his life would be changed forever.
Jason has traveled much of the United States and Latin America preaching the Gospel including serving as a Missionary in Mexico and Belize. He is also a musician, author and historian with special interest in both Biblical and early American history. June 2016 marked 17 years that he has served in Apostolic ministry. Jason is a graduate of King’s Way Language and Missions Training Center (2009) with concentrations in Spanish language and Missiology and Biblical Apostolic University (2012) as a Theology major. He received his ministerial license in 2002 and was ordained in 2010 with the Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ. Currently, he serves as an ordained minister with the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ organization. His ministry has been recognized by various other Oneness organizations throughout the United States and Latin America including the United Apostolic Church Incorporated and the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Belize, Central America.
Currently, he and his wife Elaine, whom he married on June 20, 2015, live in Rolla, Missouri where Jason serves as Bible Teacher at The Pentecostals of Rolla as well as Pastor at Christ Fellowship, an Apostolic Pentecostal Home Missionary work in Lebanon, Missouri.
Elaine Light Hood was born in Rolla, Missouri in 1983. The daughter of a home missionary, Elaine has spent her life involved in almost every aspect of ministry from the ground up. As she has often said, “The only things I’ve never done in church are to preach and be the Church Secretary.” Elaine is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Rolla where she obtained her B.A. in History and Missouri State Teaching Certification. She worked for a period as a public school teacher leaving that position to return to UMR as a marketing specialist and international recruiter. Her travels in Asia and Europe heavily impacted her life and burden for the work of the Kingdom. Along with being a housewife, Elaine teaches English via the internet to students in China. She is also an ASL interpreter and a musician.