Our Pastor

     Pastor biography at a glance...

Pastor Ruben Ariste has been preaching the Gospel since  his teenager years, and has been in ministry for over 20 years, and his is in pastoral ministry since 2012. He is an effective communicator of God's word.                        Radical, Revolutionary, Innovative, Anointed are some of the words often used to describe pastor Ruben Ariste. Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He is a product of Haiti public system, he is the eldest of Rev. and the late Mrs. Elisee Ariste. He is the third of his generation pastor. He graduated with honors at Asworth College & University, where he studied Accounting and Business Administration.           

He is a member of good standing from National Association of Christian Ministers, he is a Congregational Representative for Christian United For Israel (CUFI), he is a member of International Honor Society for his academic excellence.  

He has done some undergraduate studies at Freedom Bible College and Seminaries. Pastor Ruben Ariste is a graduate "Summa cum laude" at Oval Christian Bible College when he holds two degrees, Bachelor of Theology and Master of Bible Counseling. He holds credentials with "Star Vision Christian Training Center" and the "United Christian Church". Pastor Ruben Ariste is currently a student at Andersonville Theology Seminary for a Doctorate program in Theology.

To work biblically and freely as the Lord has called him, he was solemnly and publicly ordained by Bishop E.L. Warren at Cathedral of Worship Church in Quincy, IL. He is the senior pastor of Church of God in Christ Christian Mission in Maryland. he is also the founder and president of Christian Outreach World Mission Corporated. Pastor Ruben Ariste has an interesting accomplishment background in ministry. He is happily married to sister Wanique E. Ariste, and they have two beautiful daughters together.