Evangelist Tywanna Jones gave her life to Christ at fifteen years of age at Morning Star Church in Linden New Jersey, under the pastorate of the late Bishop Irving Evans. She graduated from Linden High School and attended Middlesex County College. She moved to Denver Colorado to continue her education.
God lead Evangelist Jones to Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church when the previous pastor, Rev. Manning Perkins was installed. She served as an Associate Minister at this ministry, Sunday School teacher for over 18 years, Wednesday Pray Meeting and Bible Studies leader. She actively participated in the Women’s Department, Family Life Ministries and Young Adults Department (where she meet her husband), and was a member of the Sanctuary Choir until January 2000 after the birth of their second child. She served as Audio Ministry Coordinator, Announcement Clerk, Nursery Coordinator, Youth Counselor, and Deaconess until called to preach. She preaches nationally and locally at Praise-A-thons, conferences, revivals, and serves as Mistress of Ceremony for various programs.
On December 4, 2002, she was licensed to preach and delivered her first sermon from the pulpit, “Giving In the Presence of God”. On Good Friday, April 14, 2006 she was ordained to the office of Evangelist through Global Change Network Inc; under the leadership of Apostle Phillip Smith, Jr. In May 2004, she became an alumnus of the Future Black Women Leaders of Colorado (FBWLC), Leadership and Training program under the direction of Honorable Colorado Senator Gloria T. Tanner. She has served as Assistant to the Secretary of the Western States Baptist Convention (2004-2006); she is a member of the Denver and Colorado Alliance of Minister Wives and Minister Widows (DIAMWMW and CAMWMW)(2007); Blue & Gold Gala Chair (2016); and Global Change Network member since 2006. Evangelist Jones was a former member of Women of the Promise dance/praise team (2006-2007), Colorado Family Services board member (2011-2013), an AmeriCorp volunteer at The Gathering Place (2011-2013), and also served on Omar D. Blair Charter School board of directors (2008-2010).
Evangelist Jones has earned a Masters of Public Administration, with an emphasis in domestic violence, program management, and policy development from the University of Colorado Denver, Denver Colorado (2013). She earned a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies, Summa Cum Laude, Kaplan University and is a member of the Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society and NAACP. In the past she has been employed as an Advocate Specialist at Adams County District Attorney’s Office and Nursery Superintendent at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church.
Evangelist Tywanna Jones is married to Rev. Frank A. Jones, Senior Pastor of God's Will Christian Fellowship (GWCF), located in the heart of Park Hill Colorado. They have enjoyed matrimony for over twenty-one years, and lovingly parent five children: Tabitha, Talitha, Tobias, Timothy, and Theophilus. Together they served as foster parents for over eight years.
Currently, Evangelist Jones is the executive assistant at GWCF and earning a Masters of Education and Cultural Learner Diversity certification for secondary students at Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado (anticipate graduate 2017). She is a highly qualified licensed secondary Social Studies teacher with the state of Colorado, serves as a Young Life Inc. youth leader (2015), 1st Vice President CAMWMW (2016-2017), and on the board of directors for You Can Begin Again (2008).
Her ministry is to speak for the voice of those forgotten and distressed, as found in Proverbs 31:8, 9 "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy". Her favorite scriptures is Romans 5:8, “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” What an incredible act of love, when we were God’s foe; but God reached out to us to be our friend, to bridge an eternal gap! And for that, she is eternally grateful!