Elder Montez O. Jones is known as a man of character, integrity, and vision. Born June 23, 1978 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Elder Jones is the eldest son of the late Montez E. Carter and Missionary Felicia C. Jones - Thomas.

He is a 1996 graduate of the Overbrook High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was ordained as an Evangelist while attending The Jamison School of Ministry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of The Community Impact Institute of Philadelphia in 1999. He received his Ministerial License to preach in 1998 and ordained as an Elder in 2001. He received the Certificate of Pastoral Care offered through The University of Pennsylvania, while completing the ordination process of The Historic Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ. He received additional ministerial credentials in 2008 by Bishop Benjamin J. Ravenel. In April of 2016, he received a certificate of completion from the Kutztown University’s Small Business Development Center, for completing the Create Series Leadership and Sales Strategy and Business Skills for Success Courses. Elder Jones is currently enrolled at The Prestigious Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA pursuing a Bachelor of Art in Biblical & Theological Studies.

As a man with a God-given mission for ministering to the whole man; sprit, mind, and body, upon receiving his ministerial license he organized the Outreach Ministry of his home church, First Calvary Church of God In Christ, Coatesville, PA. This ministry served such agencies as Chester County AIDS Support Services, The Chester County Prison, 400 Oak Street Senior Center, Open Arms Transformation Center, The Convoy of Hope and most importantly the 6 AM Daily Prayer Service.

Elder Jones established the Judah Ministries Church of God in Christ, Coatesville, PA on November 15, 2002. He also established the New Community Christian Church and served as its Senior Pastor from November 2007- November 2009.

Elder Jones serves as the Director of Public Relations, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, Church Of God In Christ. Currently, he serves the office of the Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake as an Adjutant Overseer, International Church of God In Christ. In July of 2017, Pastor Jones was appointed as a special assistant to the Dean of the National Adjutancy. Pastor Jones serves as a Councilman for The Borough of South Coatesville, 2nd Century Alliance Board Member, Chaplain for the City of Coatesville's Police Department, City Council Chaplain, Parks and Recreation Commission Member, Coatesville African American Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Coatesville Area Juvenile Alliance Board Member and former Weed and Seed Steering Committee Member. Pastor has been appointed as the Spiritual Advisor of the CYWA Samara House which is a homeless shelter for displaced mothers and children.

In May of 2016, Elder Jones established a nonprofit, the Oak Street Community Development Corporation, to expand the outreach and neighborhood development ministries of Judah Ministries in the face of mounting problems of poverty and injustice in the Coatesville community.

Elder Jones launched his highly successful radio broadcasting ministry as the Co- Host of “The People’s Heartline” on local radio station, 1420 AM WCOJ. Countless souls were saved and uplifted.

As a gospel music recording artist, Pastor recorded his first lead song "Holy and Righteous" at the 81st Annual Holy Convocation of the Commonwealth of PA Church of God in Christ in 2001, under the direction of the Late Sister Kitty Parham. At the young age of 18 years old, he was given the honor of recording (3) songs with the Legendary Evangelist Dorothy Norwood, which were featured on her hit CD, “Hattie B’s Daughter”, in May of 2007! Elder Jones has been apart of the award winning "Wilmington Chester Mass Choir" for over 20 years. By the time Pastor Jones reached 25 years of age, he had contributed to over 20 successful gospel music recordings. Earning a Grammy Award nomination in 2000, inducted into The 2008 International Gospel Music Hall of Fame, numerous Stellar Award nominations, and two Stellar Awards in 2011, to God be the glory! His dedication to spreading the gospel thru song has allowed him to minister on several international platforms from Gospel in Paradise in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, the 2000 Republican National Convention, The Bobby Jones Gospel Show, Rev. James Cleveland’s Gospel Music Workshop of America, Gospel Today’s Gospel Music Heritage Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and countless others. He is a member of the International Music Department of the Church of God in Christ, under the direction of Dr. Judith C. McAllister. It is because of his charismatic praise and unwillingness to compromise his Pentecostal upbringing that Pastor Jones has been called upon by the legendary “Patti Labelle” in a studio session to lay hands and pray for her in Jesus’ name. Most recently God afforded Elder Jones the opportunity to perform and record an Inspirational song entitled “Hallelujah” with Saxophonist Dave Koz, Gospel Jazz Sensation Kirk Whalum, Paul Jackson, Jr. and Bob James for the Berks Jazz Fest, this recording was featured on Sirius XM Radio.

Although, Elder Jones is vigilant at fulfilling his pastoral duties within his local church and community, he enthusiastically found time to record yet another gospel music recording, entitled “He’ll Make A Way”.

Elder Jones has been the recipient of many honors, awards, and recognitions for his civic and ecumenical services. He has been featured on the nationally televised “Greg Davis Show” on The Impact Network and The Songwriters Association of Delaware featured Pastor Jones on their show, “The Songwriters Circle” on Comcast Cable.

Elder Jones is the proud father of two sons, Zane & Anthony. He has five grandchildren, Angelique Indya, Za’Kei , Avion, Za’neija and Sage.

Elder Jones’ favorite scripture is Psalm 43:5 "Why art thou cast down, O my soul? And why art thou disquieted within me? Hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God."