Our Beloved First Lady: Reverend JoAnne White
Reverend JoAnne White is a Founding member of New Hope Church along with Pastor White, they have been married for over 40 years and this year they will be celebrating their 42nd Wedding Anniversary.
On November 2, 2003, Reverend White officially announced her calling into the ministry. She obtain an Associate of Arts Degree from Strayers Business College, and is also a graduate of the Kingdom Worship Center Perfecting of The Saints Institute, in Towson, Maryland. First Lady White was proudly consecrated as an Elder in the Lord’s Church on July 8, 2006.
Lady White has been employed with the U. S. House of Representatives for over 38 years. During her tenure with the House of Representatives, she worked for former Congressman Louis Stokes (D-Ohio). Lady White serves as the Director of the Daughters of Victory and Excellence Womens Ministry at the New Hope Church.
Lady White’s experiences and journey of faith have impressed upon her the belief that God must be the central focus of her life. Due to her strong personal convictions, there are three unique qualities she possesses.
- She is a Visionary - She always believes that God can do the impossible.
- She is a Motivator - She always encourages the people of GOD to aim high.
- She is a Freedom Fighter - She has been sent by God to preach the good news and to help those who are hurting and bound to be set free.
Lady White is so humbled by the calling that God has on her life and believes to whom much is given, much is definitely required (Luke 12:48). Her desire is to please God in all that she does and she clearly understands Hebrew 11:6: “Without faith it is impossible to please God and that He is a rewarder to those who diligently seek him.".