Pastor Alvin Gills is a native Houstonian born and raised in the heart of Fifth Ward, Texas. A 22 year incumbent retired Houston Police Officer,  Alvin has been married for thirty-one years to the beautiful,  creative and anointed soul mate Minister Alma L. Gills.  She too is also a retired 22 year tenured Houston Police Officer. This marriage is blessed with two daughters, Youth Ministers Ariell L. and Alnae’ L. Gills.  December 10, 2000, Alvin preached his first sermon at the Second Mt. Olive Baptist Church under Pastor Arthur Ray Young and was classified a Licensed Minister.   In 2005, A Child Is Born Church ministry originated in the house of Alvin and Alma Gills.  God gave Pastor Gills the vision of the Labor of Love Christian Fellowship Church. Being obedient to God’s instructions, A Labor of Love Christian Fellowship Church was birthed on January 14, 2007  and Rev. Alvin Gills was formally installed as Pastor Alvin William Gills, Founder of A Labor of Love Christian Fellowship Church. He conducts religious worship and performs other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith and provides spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to the members and the community.

Dr. Pastor Alvin W. Gills is  a member of the Potter’s House International Pastoral Alliance (PHIPA) under the leadership of  Bishop T. D. Jakes. PHIPA is a multicultural fellowship of economically diverse coalition of Christian pastors that recognize the need for covenant fathering.

 

 

 

Organization of Ministries

 

 

 

GREETERS MINISTRY 

Mission is to welcome the guest by positively displaying the love of Christ in our church, fostering warmth, kindness, and an inclusive helpful spirit to all who enter through our doors. 

 

Ministry Leader: Deaconess Stephanie Jones 

Email: hongryjones@earthlink.net 

Telephone: 713-826-8385 

 

NEW MEMBERS MINISTRY 

The mission is to welcome, direct, and provide support (new membership welcome package, orientation scheduling, continual telephone contact informing them of Church events and absentee follow-ups). 

 

Ministry Leaders: 

 

Pastor, Dr. Alvin Gills Sister Janete Reason 

Email: laboroflove6@aol.com Email: janetereason@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 281-635-8789 Telephone Number: 832-439-3159 

 

Sister Crystalyn Robinson 

Email: crystalyn_robinson@yahoo.com 

Telephone Number: 832-439-1364 

 

MEN’S MINISTRY – (MEN OF INTERGITY) 

To empower men to stand in the gap in families, church, and community by serving, protecting, leading and mentoring by the guidance of God’s Word. 

 

Ministry Leaders: 

 

Deacon Eddie Jones Deacon Vergus Davis 

Email: hongryjones@earthlink.net Email: sr@hotmail.com 

Telephone Number: 713-826-8384 Telephone Number: 713-569-1847

 

Deacon Steven Stewart Brother Carl Rogers 

Email: stevenstewart247@comcast.net Email: musiciqman@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 713-419-9659 Telephone Number: 713-248-3291 

We will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. Acts 6:4 10 

  

ORIENTATION CLASS INSTRUCTORS 

Give inspired and spirit-led study of God's word so that the body of Christ is prepared too actively 

serve and support the Labor of Love Ministry. 

 

Ministry Leader: Evangelist Mary Byers Sister Crystalyn Robinson 

Email: byershouston@aol.com Email: crystalyn_robinson@yahoo.com 

Telephone Number: 713-538-4249 Telephone Number: 832-439-1364

 

MEDIA MINISTRY 

To handle communication outlets or tools used to store and deliver information or data. 

 

Ministry Leaders: 

 

Brother James Wyatt Sister Dr. Cherise Johnson 

Email: jwyatt@yahoo.com Email: cajohnson2@aldineisd.org 

Telephone Number: 281-745-3798 Telephone Number: 281-910-2186 

 

Deacon Steven Stewart Brother Derrick Adams 

Email: stevenstewart247@comcast.net Email: adamsdr20@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 713-419-9659 Telephone Number: 832-896-7489 

 

Brother James & Sister Janete Reason 

Email: janetereason@gmail.com 

Email: jamesreason@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 832-439-3159 

 

WARRIORS FOR CHRIST MINISTRY (WFC) 

A spirit filled ministry that reaches out to individuals, by helping them with being spiritual warriors. The mission is to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

 

Ministry Leaders: 

 

Rev. Mickel McKinley Rev. Ron Greely 

Email: mickelandannie@gmail.com Email: r.greely@aol.com 

Telephone Number: 832-834-0599 Telephone Number: 409-951-0124 

We will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. Acts 6:4 11 

  

MARRIAGE MINISTRY 

To provide marriage coaching, program services and community accountability to strengthen and save marriages, while moving both husband and wives into a closer intimate relationship with God and each other. All while promoting a biblical view of sacrifice, unity, love, respect and order in the marriage. 

 

Ministry Leaders: 

 

Pastor, Dr. Alvin Gills Brother James & Sister Janete Reason 

Email: laboroflove6@aol.com Email: jamesreason@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 281-635-8789 Email: janetereason@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 832-439-3159 

 

Deacon & Deaconess Eddie & Stephanie Jones 

Email: hongryjones@earthlink.net 

Telephone Numbers: Deacon Eddie Jones: 713-826-8384 & 

Deaconesses Stephanie Jones: 281-581-2042 

 

SINGLES MINISTRY 

To help single men and women stand steadfast in their heart having no necessity for defilement; teaching them to exercise power over their will and giving them opportunities to pursue a greater relationship with Christ during their state of singleness by sharing corporately. 

 

Ministry Leader: Sister Cheryl Glover 

Email: a_diva72@yahoo.com 

Telephone Number: 281-248-7191 

 

WOMEN MINISTRY – (WOMEN OF DISTINCTION) 

Our mission is to support women in their daily walk with Christ; leading to victorious lives through 

encouragement, fellowship with other Christian women, and groups to support specific needs. 

 

Ministry Leader: Lady Dr. Alma Gills 

Email: laboroflove6@aol.com 

Telephone Number: 281-204-7071  

  

SENIORS MINISTRY 

Is to serve the spiritual and emotional needs of the elderly living in nursing homes, long-term care centers or at home.

 

Ministry Leader: Lady Dr. Alma Gills 

Email: laboroflove6@aol.com 

Telephone Number: 281-204-7071 

 

YOUTH MINISTRY 

To encourage youth to develop and nurture a relationship with God. Engage the young people with stories and activities about God. Inspiring youth to live radical for Jesus and to be tomorrow’s world-changers for Christ. 

 

Ministry Leaders: 

 

Sister Alnae Wyatt Sister Marquita Williams 

Email: alnaegills@gmail.com Email: queenmarquita@yahoo.com 

Telephone Number: 713-444-5739 Telephone Number: 832-841-1027 

 

Deaconess Cathey Stewart Sister Maritha Green 

Email: swstewart220@comcast.net Email: marithagreen07@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 713-419-7183 Telephone Number: 713-492-5318 

 

Sister Annie McKinley 

Email: annie.mckinley17@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 832-563-6653 

 

MUSIC DEPARTMENT MINISTRY 

To sing praises to our Lord and Savior ushering the Holy Spirit through songs and dance and saturate the sanctuary with praise and worship. 

 

Ministry Leader: Brother James Reason 

Email: jamesreason@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 832-541-4468 

 

Ministry Leader: Brother Lloyd Johnson  

Telephone Number: 281-409-8560

 

 

 

KONNECT 4 YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY 

Is to cultivate and educate young adults and give them the opportunity to connect with God through worship 

fellowship, service and witness, while connecting with others, and the church. 

 

Ministry Leaders: 

 

Sister Ariell Ramsey Sister Cherise Johnson 

Email: gillsariell8@gmail.com Email: cajohnson2@aldineisd.org 

Telephone Number: 713-851-8577 Telephone Number: 281-910-2186 

 

Sister Janete Reason 

Email: janetereason@gmail.com 

Telephone Number: 832-439-3159 

 

LIFELINE MINISTRY 

Is a prayer line to glorify God through intercessory prayer? Encourage the lost, the saved, and the sick be it physically, emotionally and/or spiritually. 

 

Ministry Leader: TBA 

Email: 

Telephone Number: 

 

PASTORAL CARE MINISTRY 

Is to support and care for the Pastor by providing financial support, accountability, respect and through submission of the congregation to the Word of God. 

 

Ministry Leaders: 

 

Sister DeAndrea Williams Evangelist Mary Byers 

Email: deandrwillia@aol.com Email: byershouston@aol.com 

Telephone Number: 409-996-1293 Telephone Number: 713-538-4249