Our Ministries

 


Apostolic Ministries

Finance Department
The finance department is responsible accurate accounting, disbursement and reporting of the finances of Mount of Transfiguration.

Evangelistic Ministries
Street Evangelism The purpose of the Street Evangelism Ministry is to take Jesus to the lost and dying world through giving the Word and witnessing to the lost outside the church walls. The goal is to to win souls for the Kingdom of God. Mark 16:15

Recreation Ministry
The Recreation Ministry of River of Life focuses on the activity of one's leisure time which is more centered towards sports, social activities, travel and outdoor functions. Not limited, yet a growing ministry, the recreation ministry coordinator would like to broaden its spectrum and offer other aspects of leisure and recreation.

Elderly/Nursing Home Ministry
The goal of the Elderly/Nursing Home Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration is to release words love and encouragement into the lives of the elderly through the Word of God. We want them to know how much we appreciate their value while in their seasoned years of life.

Telephone Evangelistic Team
The mission of the Telephone Evangelistic Team is to keep the heart beat of a family relationship with our brothers and sisters in Christ through phone calls of encouragement and prayer. The goal is to keep a continual flow of communication with MOT members by exemplifying love, concern, and support in their areas of need.

Visitation Ministry
The mission of the Visitation Ministry is to show love and concern for MOT members who due to reasons beyond their control cannot attend services. This ministry is committed to ministering to the spirit, soul, and body. We believe I saxn Divine healing of every sickness and disease whether spiritual, emotional, or physical. The ultimate goal is that Father God is glorified.

Youth Detention Center Ministry
The Youth Detention Center Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration is a team of members who are called, by God, to minister to troubled young men and women, who are incarcerated in the penal institution by preaching and teaching the unadulterated Word of God.

Prison Ministry
The Prison Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration is a team of members who have been called by God to minister the Word of God to those who are incarcerated in the penal institutions. This Ministry Team may consist of Licensed Ministers, Ministers-in-Training, Deacons, and other leaders as appointed by the Senior Pastor. All members will serve at the discretion of the Senior Pastor and the designated Coordinator.
Prophetic Ministries

Intercessory Prayer Ministry
The Intercessory Prayer Ministry is a group of intercessory Prayer Warriors who are responsible for covering the Pastor, the leaders, Worship services, Bible Studies, Conferences, Mount of Transfiguration, the members, the vision and other specific agendas through prayer and intercession. The intercessors are watchmen on the wall, who intercede for God's will to be made manifest in this ministry. They will pray for the agenda that God has given the Senior Pastor to be birthed forth in the earth. The goal of this ministry is to reach into the Spirit realm and pull God's plan into the earth realm and to see the will of God manifested.

Prophetic Arts Ministry

The Prophetic Arts Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration consists of a group of individuals, who honor God with their gifts and talents in the expression of step teams, dancing, drama, mime and other art forms. These individuals are dedicated and committed to exemplifying the Spirit of Excellence through their anointed gifts.  The mission of Mount of Transfiguration's Prophetic Arts Ministry is to use Prophetic arts to glorify God, communicate Biblical principles and stories, to evangelize, to bless, encourage and win souls for the Kingdom of God.

Communications Ministry
The purpose of this ministry in Mount of Transfiguration is to carry out our Master's mandate as recorded in Mark 16:15, "Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel." This Ministry ensures the overall communications, marketing and advertising objectives of Mount of Transfiguration are implemented with a commitment to excellence and will help carry the ministry to the next level to birth forth the vision as outlined by Dr. Norman Hardman.
The Communications Ministry provides information that will attract the unchurched and nonbelievers to our worship services and encounter the gospel and/or to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior; to provide information that will reveal Jesus through modern day presentation.

The Communications Ministry requires creative thinking and development to take place on several levels. Since the ministry is a combination of art and science, it is also a mixture of technologies - audio, video and lighting etc.. - which are used to create technological products to promote the vision of Mount of Transfiguration.

Pastoral Ministries
Ministerial Staff The Mount of Transfiguration Ministerial Staff is a group of individuals who have accepted the call to proclaim the Word of God. The staff consists of ordained ministers, licensed ministers, and ministers in training. When an individual feels led to this calling, they then request a meeting with Dr. Hardman or the designated elder to complete an interview. 

Deacons
The deacons serving at Mount of Transfiguration are a select group of men and women who have been appointed by Dr. Norman Hardman under the direction of the Holy Spirit because they have met the qualifications of one exemplifying the following:

Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre; holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience. And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless. Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things. Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling the children and their own houses well. For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

 1Timothy 3:8-13 A deacon is one having been chosen because of a good report, full of the Holy Ghost, and of wisdom; is capable of using the office well, set apart publicly for the work and office of an ordained deacon to an Apostolic work; a person judged to be qualified for the work. A deacon is a servant attending to the physical needs and serving as advisors, examples, and leaders.

Counseling  
The counseling staff consists of men and women appointed by Dr. Norman Hardman who walk in the wisdom of God and are apt to give Godly counsel based on the Word of God.

Altar Ministry
This ministry has been established to guide, instruct, show love, and explain the importance the of salvation to the new member and to obtain the necessary information to ensure a smooth transition to the next phase for the member's new walk with Christ.

Emergency Medical Service Ministry (EMSM)

The Emergency Medical Service Ministry was established to meet the emergent needs of our congregation and guests.

As emergency medical needs and/or accidents occur, it is the responsibility of the EMSM Team, to discreetly assess and triage those needs. It is also their responsibility to make a decision as to whether more extensive medical intervention is needed. The EMSM Team will at that time make arrangements for transport to a local hospital and higher level of care via ambulance services.

Hospitality Ministry  
The mission of the Hospitality Ministry is to serve with royalty and elegance through the spirit of excellence. They will provide red carpet service befitting for Presidents, Kings, and Queens. This ministry maintains a servant mentality as well as a humble spirit, thus exemplifying the heart of God and our Senior Pastor.

Parking Lot Ministry
The mission of the Parking Lot Ministry is to provide safe passage to and from all scheduled services. They will also release the spirit of joy and bind the spirit of heaviness, which will allow a smooth transition between the parking of their vehicle and being received by the Ushers/Greeters. Our mission is not just limited to worship services, as we are anointed to provide services for funerals, conferences, revivals, weddings, and anniversaries. Our objective is to make each person feel valuable and welcome.

The staff of the Parking Lot Ministry consists of those who have committed themselves to serve congregants and visitors by ensuring the parking and safety of individual vehicles in an orderly and professional manner.

Security
The Faith Worship Center Security Team consist of a group of individuals who have accepted the challenge to oversee and ensure the safety of Dr. Norman Hardman, his family, and the grounds of Mount of Transfiguration.
The purpose of this team is to protect life and property. Successful performance assures and contributes to the safety of our Senior Pastor, his family, finances, and the general public.

Ushers and Greeters  
The goal of the Ushers and Greeters of Mount of Transfiguration is to ensure that each person is made to feel valuable, special and welcome as they enter into the "house of worship".

Marriage Ministry
The vision of the marriage ministry embraces the scripture, Mark 10:9, that declares "What therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder".
This ministry will plan activities to strengthen marriages.  They will teach God's strategies in the Word of God which will build strong foundation for successful marriages.  They will plan activities for fun and recreation to allow family ties to become stronger by creating outlets for fellowship and relaxation.

Women's Ministry
The Women's Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration consists of a group of women, single, married, divorced or widowed who are in pursuit of living a lifestyle that is pleasing unto God. The fellowships are designed to encourage and challenge women to be who they have been created to be from the foundation of the world. In this ministry, women are able to minister to each other from a holistic approach, therefore meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of each woman through the Word of God. Women are developed through Godly principle on how to become better wives, mothers, role models and mentors.

Men's Ministry
The Men's Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration consists of a group of men, single, married, divorced or widowed who are in pursuit of living a lifestyle that is pleasing unto God. The fellowships are designed to encourage and challenge men to be who they have been created to be from the foundation of the world. In this ministry, men are able to minister to each other from a holistic approach, therefore meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of each man through the Word of God. Men are developed through Godly principle on how to become better wives, mothers, role models and mentors.

Singles Ministry
The Singles Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration is a group of unmarried individuals whose desire is to pursue and apply God's principles to their daily lives. They are instructed through the Word of God on how to be single and anointed.  

Teen /Youth Ministry (C.H.A.M.P.S.)
The Teen/Youth Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration is comprised of pre-teens and teenagers who are taught how to pursue and apply God's principles in their daily lives. They are engaged in weekly classes and other activities that instruct them on how to become leaders and examples among their peers.

Housekeeping Ministry
The Housekeeping Ministry of Mount of Transfiguration consists of a group of dedicated individuals who have committed themselves to ensuring that the entire building and grounds of Mount of Transfiguration exemplify excellence in its appearance.  They have a passion to keep the place of worship clean, orderly, and well groomed for all services and other functions held at MOT.

Teaching Ministries  
New Member's Orientation  The New Member's Orientation consists of a series of teachings that explains in detail the vision and basic beliefs of Mount of Transfiguration.

Under the direction of Dr. Hardman, there may be other teaching assignments given to designated individuals who are trained and anointed to instruct and further develop leaders and congregants on specific topics of concentration.  We believe that continual training results in continual growth.