Rejoice Church Hires New Pastor of Student Ministries
Owasso, Okla – Rejoice Church has hired Allen Hood Jr. as the new pastor of student ministries. Hood, along with his wife Jordan, will be relocating to Oklahoma from Birmingham, AL to join the Rejoice Church staff in October.
"Rejoice is completely humbled and excited for Allen and Jordan to be a part of our church," says Casey Cariker. "They both have a great passion for Jesus, and we are so glad they said yes to God's calling on their lives to Rejoice and our Student Ministry. Allen will continue the good work that has been going on in our Student Ministry for years and we look forward to seeing how God uses him to advance the kingdom through Rejoice!"
Hood’s ministry experience includes teaching and speaking to teens and adults in his local church in Birmingham, AL as well as mission work throughout the world with Gideon’s International. Hood has also participated in mission’s trips to the Ivory Coast and Spain.
Allen’s wife Jordan is excited to be coming back home. A native of Owasso, Jordan grew up attending Rejoice Church and is an Owasso High School graduate. Upon graduation, she attended Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City. Jordan received her degree in Nursing.
“Jordan and I are so excited to serve at Rejoice Church. It is a great honor and privilege to be called as the new pastor of student ministries. We can not wait to meet the teenagers, parents and get to know the entire church,” said Hood.