Renewal of Life Ministry
Brief History

Pastor Simmons is the Founder of Renewal of Life COGIC Inc.  The first service was held September 10, 1995 at Carter Street recreation center in Rochester, New York.  Within two (2) years the church purchased a building on Portland Avenue.  After extensive renovation, and service to the community; Renewal of Life has established a firm ministry.

The ministry throughout the years focused on the guided principles: Worship, Teaching, and Evangelism. Currently the following ministries are in operation: Spiritual services, Lunch in the Parking lot, Care Team, Men, Women, Youth, and Media Ministry. 
Our Pastor &  First Lady
Pastor Jeffery & Jonvonna Simmons 
Pastor Jeffery & Jonvonna Simmons  work together in minsitry. Both are anointed preach and teach the word of God.  They lead the church by example. Their love and kindness for people have drawn all ethnic groups. They believe in empowering and loving people and embracing the truth of the gospel.  They have implemented many ministries in the church and set leaders to oversee them.

Pastor Jeffery & Jonvonna Simmons  has been married since 1988.  They are the parents of three adult children and grandparent of one grandson.  They both graduated from Empire State College with Bachelor of Science degrees.