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Get to Know Us

The Aldridge Tabernacle Church of God in Christ was founded in Slater, MO in 1925 by Elder Leonard Jones. After several pastors, Elder Aldridge became the pastor in 1949 and served for 26 years. After his passing, several pastors served the church until Elder Charles Stephenson, Sr. became the pastor in 1981, and his son Charles Stephenson, Jr. took over in 2003. In 2007, the church changed its name to Powerhouse Ministries Incorporated and continues to thrive and grow, with outreach ministries to the community. Elder Stephenson is currently the Senior Pastor of Powerhouse Ministries and the District Superintendent of the Moberly District. He also serves as an Administrative Assistant in Missouri Western Second Jurisdiction under the leadership of Bishop John Mark Johnson.

Our Vision and Mission Statement


OUR MISSION is to create an environment that prepares and equips people both physically and mentally for life challenging situations as it relates to their personal growth and development.


OUR VISION is to establish a global outreach ministry that empowers people to live a harmonious natural and spiritual life through the word of God.


Integrity: Uncompromising adherence to moral and ethical principles.

Willingness: Always putting forth 100% effort.

Accountability: Being liable for the consequences one’s actions.

Responsibility: See the need, take the initiative.

Hope: The ability to believe what seems unattainable.

Tenacious: “Consistent persistency.”

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