Pastor Jackie Hornage is the Children’s Minister here at River of Life. Her father’s last duty station brought her to Jacksonville in the 1970s. She graduated from Jacksonville High School and then attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she graduated with a Bachelors in Education. Pastor Jackie came to River of Life in the storefront church in 1993 and began serving. In 2000, she transitioned from an elementary school teacher to full-time staff.
Pastor Jackie’s passion is seeing children come to know Jesus, and she always says that children are the biggest mission field in the world. The Children’s Ministry at the church is a vital aspect of what we do to build the Kingdom of God, and Pastor Jackie is integral in building this ministry. Each year she overseers other programs for the children — Vacation Bible School, Camp Dixie, Back to School Bash, Boys Night Out and more.
Pastor Jackie also heads up several other ministries, including the Nursing Home Ministry and Greeter’s Ministry. She is an overseer in our Fearless Warrior Princess Ministry and team leader in our Prophetic Ministry.
Pastor Jackie is also a master at organizing volunteers and getting people plugged into church. She loves to spend time with her family, reading, walking on the beach and in worship.