Curtis L. Jones, Sr. has dedicated his life to the service of others. As Senior Pastor of New Life and Spirit Revival Center (NLSRC) of Erie, Pa, his calling is to lead and position this growing ministry to be a catalyst for those individuals in need of the spiritual and natural healing of God.
In fulfilling his calling, Pastor Jones along with his Co Pastor and wife of 41 years, Vickie Jones has established and implemented faith initiatives that exceed traditional institutional boundaries within the religious community. Together they have sounded the clarion call of collaboration among the ecclesiastical and nonprofit communities to harness human, financial and data base resources in the fight against, human offenses, homelessness and other social diseases. Under his direction, NLSRC convened an annual ecumenical Leadership Dinner attended by ministry, business, community and political leaders; to facilitate awareness and solution finding(s), to thwart the dwindling trend of civility in our city. As the CEO of Climate Changers, Inc. a 501c (3) non Profit for Reducing Prison Recidivism, he is working with outreach programs in cooperation with state, county and city law officials to improve the “emotional intelligence quotient” (EQ) of inmates scheduled for near term release. As a facilitator of the Total Change Reentry Program, presently operating in the Erie County Prison he is interfacing with inmates while providing counseling, guidance and serving as a point of contact for inmates focused on improving education, or obtaining necessary skills for post release. As a retired  Chaplain of the State Correctional Institution at Albion, PA, Pastor Jones is impacting his community in every positive way he can. In addition to his duties as President of the Board of Directors of New Life and Spirit Revival Center he has leadership roles as treasure of the City Wide Crusade (CWC), is non-contractually engaged with the Erie Bayhawks D-League Basketball Team as a Chaplain, currently volunteers at the Erie City Mission, and is on the Board of Directors for Community Health Net. All this while pursuing a Degree in Theology from Christian Life University, and sub-contracting from time to time as a photographer with key local businesses. Pastor Jones was elevated to the position of Overseer for Christ International Church in 2008; and Bishop in 2016, further enabling him to be a missing link for the lost. His ministry has touched countless lives and eager souls are being delivered, filled with the Holy Spirit and encouraged to go deeper in GOD.