Pastors Alfred and Jo Ann strongly believed that the business of the church should be operated properly and in compliance with all federal, state and local laws. As a result, the services of StartChurch, Inc. were procured to assist in preparing all the papers, policies and procedures necessary for being incorporated in the state of Georgia and to gain federal 501c3 status for the church and for Hope Empowerment Network (our operating Community Development Corporation). As a result, Hope XPressCommunity Church and all its entities operates on a solid legal foundation.
The inaugural service of the church was held on September 16, 2018 in the Regal Tara Theatre, 2345 Cheshire Bridge Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329. The Pastors were inspired by Lord to choose this location for ministry because it is a diverse community and fertile ground for developing the beloved community. It is what the Apostle Paul would declare as the Market Place for our Faith. Since founding Hope XPress Community Church, the Pastors have established effective ministry partnerships to leverage its ability to serve the community. Currently, the church partners with the Toco Hill Community Alliance; the Cheshire Bridge Road Senior Highrise Community; and Liberty Baptist Church and Atlanta West Pentecostal Church.
Under the leading of the Holy Spirit, the goal of Pastors Alfred and Jo Ann is to continue to reach out and fellowship with other churches and entities across the Globe, seeking ways that we can work together to let the name of Jesus be known in all the earth!