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Word of Hope Church is a Church Christ Built on Faith, Hope and Love

Our History

The Founding of Word of Hope Church:

A Testament of Faith and Miracles

Inception

In the annals of Word of Hope Church, the story of its founding father, Bishop Dr. George B. Aparri, stands as a beacon of faith and resilience. His university classmate shared the gospel to him and he accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior in 1983, Bishop Aparri's journey began with a divine invitation—a call to embrace the transformative power of God's love.

"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

Trials in the Desert (KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA)

As Bishop George Aparri traversed the deserts of his professional career, his unwavering faith would be put to the ultimate test. In the hallowed halls of Saudi Arabia, where the proclamation of the Gospel was forbidden, he faced persecution for his evangelistic endeavors. Yet, even in the darkest of nights, the light of God's providence shone brightly.

"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." - Romans 8:28 (NIV)

A New Horizon

In 1997, God ushered Bishop George Aparri and his wife, Pastor Maggie C. Aparri to Canada—a land of promise and opportunity. Here, amidst the snow-capped peaks and sprawling plains, he embarked on a new chapter of his ministry journey. Over the course of 21 years, he labored tirelessly as an associate pastor of a christian church denomination, sowing seeds of faith and nurturing the flock entrusted to his care. He also worked hard in the ministry providing most of the services such as Home Bible Studies, Evangelism, Midweek services, Hospital visitations, Home visitations, transportation ministry, Sunday school and preacher serving God free of charge.

"Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans." - Proverbs 16:3 (NIV)

Triumph Over Adversity

Yet, amidst the triumphs, Bishop George Aparri and his wife Pastor Maggie Conde Aparri faced personal tribulations that tested the very fabric of their faith. The agonizing struggle with infertility and the specter of medical complications loomed large. However, in the crucible of despair, they clung to the promises of God, knowing that He is faithful to fulfill His word.

"Is anything too hard for the LORD? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son." - Genesis 18:14 (NIV)

The Birth of Word of Hope Church

In the crucible of adversity, the seeds of Word of Hope Church were sown. Guided by divine inspiration, Bishop George Aparri embarked on the arduous task of building a spiritual sanctuary—a beacon of hope in a world fraught with darkness. Amidst the trials and tribulations, the vision of Word of Hope Church took root, fueled by unwavering faith and the miraculous hand of God.

"And Jesus said unto them... 'For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.'" - Matthew 17:20 (ESV)

Government of Canada Approval and Beyond

In 2020, the dawn of a new era heralded the fruition of Bishop Aparri's vision as Word of Hope Church received official recognition from the Canadian government. It was a testament to God's favor and providence, a milestone marked by divine intervention and unwavering faith. Yet, even as Word of Hope Church continues to flourish, Bishop Aparri remains humble, acknowledging that all glory and honor belong to God alone.

"Not to us, LORD, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness." - Psalm 115:1 (NIV)

Legacy of Faith

Today, the legacy of Bishop Dr. George B. Aparri lives on—a testament to the transformative power of faith and the miraculous intervention of a loving God. His wife, Pastor Maggie C. Aparri, his children (Christina C. Aparri, Jeremiah C. Aparri, Danielle (Lala) C. Aparri, and Lavinia C. Aparri). His family journey serves as a reminder that with God, all things are possible, and that even in the darkest of nights, His light shines brightly, illuminating the path of those who trust in Him as their refuge and shield.

As their family verse...But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD." - Joshua 24:15 (NIV)

"Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see." - Hebrews 11:1 (NIV)

As we reflect on the rich tapestry of Word of Hope Church's history, let us remember that our foundation is built on Christ alone, faith, our journey guided by divine providence, and our future secured by the promises of God. To God be all the Glory and Honor! Amen.