Pastor Rudolph Jones Sr. is the Pastor of Holy Ground Refuge Ministry which began its first service in September 2001 in his home. Holy Ground began when God gave Pastor Rudolph a vision for resurrecting marriages and ministering to those in prison and "for whom nothing has been prepared". Pastor Jones has a strong desire for troubled marriages and a dedication for seeing them restored back to their original intent that God has ordained from the beginning.
Pastor Jones is an ordained and licensed Pastor called by God. According to the Word of God, in Isaiah 61:1, "The spirit of the Lord God is upon me", because the Lord has anointed him to preach good tiding to the poor; He has sent him to heal the brokenhearted to proclaim liberty to the captives and to the opening of the prison to those who are bound. He has raised him up to minister to His people on Marital Resurrection and to enhance those that are still functioning.
Pastor Jones attended Revelation Bible College, located in Petersburg, Virginia, under the directorship of Bishop Jerry M. and Dr. Brenda C. Kelly, Deans, in which their affiliation is through Friends International University, located in Los Angeles, CA, under the directorship of Dr. Michealson, Dean. Out of this affiliation, he holds two degrees, Associate and Bachelor's in Biblical Counseling.
He has held marriage seminars over the past thirty years. Teaching God's people how to understand the marriage union and pointing out to couples their ordained roles. Pastor Jones is used by the Spirit of God to encourage, instruct and motivate husbands and wives to continue in their marital relationship to restore, rebuild and regenerate their marital covenant and to bring about a firm reconciliation. He has also ministered at several prison institutes for the thirty years, where they have seen God set many free. Some of the places are Beaumont Juvenile Center for Boys and Girls, James River Correctional Center for Men and Women, and Central State Mental Hospital, Forensic Unit, Petersburg Virginia and Chesterfield Women Correctional Center – Camp 13, where he still ministers on the second Friday of every month,.
Pastor Jones is married to Dr. Gwendolyn Wooden-Jones who is truly dedicated to this ministry and its vision. Along with his wife, children, grandchildren, and the members of Holy Ground Refuge Ministry, Pastor Jones continues become involved in community outreach and is dedicated to helping God's people.