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Prophet Craig Brown

Senior Pastor

Prophet Craig Brown has the heart for ministering God’s word to people everywhere at-work, at home, in the store, and in the neighborhood. He preached his initial sermon on September 15, 2002 and was licensed to preach the word of God. One of his favorite scriptures is Matthew 6:33 “But seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.”  He stands on living for God first, seeking His will, obeying His will and trusting all else will fall in place.

Pastor Angela Brown


Pastor Angela Brown’s main goals in life are to always be a servant, to achieve the plan and the purpose of God, to minister the word of God that people will be set free and delivered, to speak the truth of God’s word and live a holy life pleasing unto the Lord that the unsaved will see the God in her and ask what must I do to be saved.


Apostle-Elect Jeanette Cooke

Overseer of New Joy Ministries Inc.

Apostle-Elect Jeanette L. Cooke is the Co-Founder and overseer of New Joy Ministries INC. and New Joy Worship Center. New Joy Worship Center was birthed in April 2002 after God gave Apostle-Elect Cooke's husband, the late Apostle George Cooke III, a vision of becoming a Pastor and starting his own ministry. Apostle-Elect Cooke committed herself to the process of assisting him to birth the vision out. Also she made, the decision to devote her life to the work of the Lord while having a servants heart. Over the past 18 years God has elevated and graced her in many areas of her ministry. For example, she has assisted Apostle Cooke with establishing four churches under New Joy Ministries INC. (New Joy Worship Center, Chosen Generation Worship Center, New Hope Deliverance Ministry, and New Beginning Worship Center). Also guiding many people to find their purpose in God, and believes wholeheartedly in the power of prayer and standing on the word of God. A couple of key scriptures Apostle-Elect stands firmly on is found in Matthew 6:33 and Romans 8:28.
Apostle-Elect Cooke was a loving and devoted wife to her husband Apostle George Cooke III for 45 years and was present with him when he went home to be with the Lord. She cherishes her numerous roles as a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, spiritual mother, aunt, sister, cousin, and friend. Furthermore, she exemplifies strength, endurance, integrity, and express unconditional love to many by accepting the purpose on her life and having the love of God in her heart.

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In Loving Memory

To our loving and dearest leader, we love and miss you!
Sunrise January 26, 1955 - Sunset November 19, 2019

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Apostle George Cooke, III was the founder of New Joy Ministries, Inc. with his beautiful wife Apostle-Elect Jeanette Cooke. He was so much more than just a leader - he was a loving husband, a father and father figure to many, mentor, and friend. He was such a great example of strength, faith, endurance, and love.

His excellence inspired us to be excellent. He made an impact in the lives of so many. He was a true leader of his family and a true leader of New Joy Ministries, Inc. He cultivated a ministry of love and unity that places God First.

Apostle Cooke taught, encouraged, supported, and pushed us when we needed it. He made us feel safe and confident even as our gifts were being cultivated. He was selfless and laid down his own desires for the sake of purpose. The assignment of Apostle was not easy, there was much to endure and he endured. 

Apostle, we will forever honor you and your legacy as we continue forth in the ministry.

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