HE MET GOD STANDARDS
Before we do, God always see our potential. God saw a
man with a shepherd's heart. As a result, on Saturday
October 20, 2018, Elder Charles W. McKenney became
Pastor of the House of Prayer Church.
But even before becoming Pastor, he served faithfully.
Under the leadership of the late Bishop Carl Ellis, Sr. his
service included several ministries. Elder McKenney served
on the Trustee Board. As well as treasurer of the Brother
Hood. Also, he hosted the House of Prayer Broadcasting
Opening Prayer. As well as Scout Master for the House of
Prayer's Boy Scout.
BAPTIZED OF WATER & OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
One of Pastor Charles McKenney's infamous saying is, "But
God!" This is and continues to be his powerful testimony.
Because, ten years earlier, before being called to the
Ministry. He was at his lowest point in life. No one else
wanted to invest in him: "But God!" It was at this time,
Pastor McKenney makes a solemn vow to himself and God.
He vows to serve Him to eternity. God began to reshape and
remold him. As well as, He renewed his heart. Then and
now, Pastor Charles McKenney's desire is to be a blessing to
the Ministry. Still today as Pastor of House of Prayer he
teaches and preaches the baptism of water and of the Holy
A WILLING HEART
Pastor Charles McKenney also extends his services
outside of the Church's walls. He is a recipient of the
"Hudson County Childcare Community Service Award.
2006 Recipient of the Hattie Boyer Memorial Award and
District 24 Ward F Community Person. As well as the
first person to bring in a National Brand Restaurant in
Hudson County. Lastly, Pastor McKenney is the Founder
and President of the Mountain of Hope Organization. It is
an organization which received over 50,000.00
scholarships. So you see whenever God blesses one of
His children, He blesses all!