The Aldridge Tabernacle Church of God in Christ located at 344 Carlyle Street, Slater, MO. was preached out and established by Elder Leonard Jones in 1925.
Elder C.L. Stephenson, Sr. faithfully served the church and was appointed District Superintendent of the Marshall District in June 1993 by the late Bishop Moore. His ministry was blessed of the Lord for a glorious 16 years until his passing in Nov. 1999. In the year of 2000, Elder Ernest Fisher was appointed pastor by the late Bishop Emanuel Newton. He served two years. In 2002, Minister Charles Stephenson, Jr. served the church without charge until his official appointment in October of 2003 by Supt. D. Wade and the late Bishop Emanuel Newton.
Pastor Charles Stephenson, Jr. continues to serve the church faithfully today. In July of 2007, the church name was officially changed to Powerhouse Ministries Incorporated. In June of 2008 a second facility was purchased in the city of Marshall, MO. located at 263 W. Morgan St. The church continues to thrive and has experience tremendous growth as God gives increase. The ministries has create numerous outreach ministries to meet the needs of the community as well as the world-wide mandate of God.