Pastors Welcoming & Meet Our People

Our current leaders have been volunteering in their communities for many years, and they bring with them an incredible ability to lead, inspire and care for those that need it.


With over 100 years of volunteer experience among them, our leaders provide HIGHER HOPE APOSTOLIC CHURCH with the inspiration and direction to keep the organization moving forward and expanding in new areas based on our spiritual and serving community's needs.

  Be Blessed & Be a Blessing!


Bishop Michael Gilcreast, Senior Pastor

Founder / President


Co-Pastor Melody Gilcreast




Praise The Lord - Everyone - Praise The Lord!!!


Are You Trying Church For The First Time?

Are You Trying Church For The Second Time?

Are You New To The Area & Looking For A Church?

Are You Looking For More Of You In God?
  Did God Lead You Here & You Can't Explain It?

Don't Even Think and Make No Doubt About It, God Has Ordered Your Steps!

Again, You Are Welcome In Jesus' Name!

  "If you are looking for the a church home, Higher Hope Apostolic Church is the place for you.  Remember, where God guides, He will provide.

At the same time, we hope this website will be a blessing too -- get connected to our Saviour!

 Just let God's love inspire you to take a leap of "Faith" - God, has designed and gifted you for a purpose.  Your season is now and blessings are on the way!"

We are believing, it can begin at:

"Higher Hope Apostolic Church"


Co-Pastor Melody Gilcreast

Vice President / Women's President /
  Praise Dance Ministry


Bio: Loves to served and worship God.  More to follow..




Evangelist Benita Williams

Executive Administrator 

  to Senior Pastor



Bio: I am a wife and mother of two. I started serving the Lord in 2005 not knowing the path God had for me. In the year 2009 God had a suprise for me during a Sunday service, God had called me to the minstry as a Evangelist. Loving God's word and loving God's people.



(571) 426-6865 
(681) 252-3784 (church)



Elder Aaron McDaniel

Bishop's Armor Bearor /

  Church Trustee /

  Lead Evangelism Department



 Bio:  Praise the Lord good people!!!  A little about me, I love God due to fact, He made me part of His eternal plan.  He blessed me to get ordained as the first Deacon on March 6, 2005 at New Life Praise & Deliverance .  Then on January 4, 2009, I became the first licensed Minister.  Through the attendance of the  DC, DE, & MD District Council (School of Homiletics) in 2009.  I currently conduct the children's Sunday School class from ages 3-12, that instills a spiritual practice to form lifelong habits for a deeper relationship with God.  I am leading a Bible study discussion group in a juvenile detention center.


Well, I guess that is all for now, thank you for reading & may God bless you in all your future endeavors!



(571) 246-3612 
(681) 252-3784 (church)


Sister Sharita Jackson

Church Secretary & Board Secretary (Acting)





(681) 252-3784 (church)


Elder Roy Roach

  President, Men's Ministry 


 Bio: Short biography



(681) 252-3784 (church)



Evangelist Rhonda Roach

 Superintendent, Sunday School Department 



 Bio: Short biography



(681) 252-3784 (church)