(571) 642-2772
Sunday Worship Location: 8104 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042 US
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3593, Merrifield, Falls Church, VA 22116-3593

Meet Pastor Russell

Peace Christian Center Church Pastoral Care
Pastor Jackie Waller Russell, B. S. M. Ed.
Founder, Church Planter, Pastor -1997-2015
Pastor Jackie Russell answered the call for salvation at the age of eight at the Tarpley’s Chapel Baptist Church Dry Fork, VA. She received the Baptism of Holy Spirit after attending college and was called to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ in December 1991. She was licensed to preach in 1995, she was Ordained as an Elder November 1998. She was led by God to establish Peace Christian Center Church, INC. Merrifield, Va. in March 1997. She has faithfully pastored this church for 18 years. Peace Christian Center is a covenant ministry of the Faith Deliverance Christian Center Fellowship, The Bishop; Dr. Barbara M. Amos is the covering and Presiding Prelate.

Family is very special and important to Pastor Russell. She is the mother of one son, Gregory Russell, Jr., who was the first baptized believer of Peace Christian Center.

Pastor Russell obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and a Minor in Reading from Virginia Union University, Richmond, Va. Graduating, Magna Cum Laude and received the Joshua Simpson Price for Academics as the number one graduate of that class in 1984. She earned a Masters of Curriculum and Instruction in Middle School Education Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1993 with honors at graduation. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society. Pastor Russell has earned thirty plus hour’s post-graduate work in education towards a degree from the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech. Northern, Va. & Trinity Washington, Extension Campuses.
An astute academician, Pastor Russell is also completing a Master of Divinity Degree from Virginia Union Un. School of Theology, Richmond, Va., having earned twenty-five academic hours. Additionally she has earned twenty hours towards a Technology Certificate from George Mason University. She is currently enrolled in the Trinity University of Washington, DC., Continuing Education program of graduate studies. She loves school and learning, as well as sports, basketball, football, baseball, golf and tennis being her favorites.

Pastor Russell has successfully completed 30 years of teaching in the Arlington County Public Schools and retired July 2014 with an Outstanding Teacher Evaluation in English. She is an initial founder/planter of the Gunston Middle School. She has taught English Language Arts, ESOL, HILT, Adult Ed., Gifted Ed, Special Ed. Grades PK-Adult. In 1993 &2012 she was nominated as Teacher of the Year for Arlington Public Schools.

Pastor Russell is committed to fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ, to share the Gospel with the world. Her favorite scriptures (Romans 10:9, John 3:16) convey her heart’s desire for all people to be saved and blessed. She has worked hard and expanded the growth and reach of Peace Christian Center with the help of faithful members of the church. The Outreach Evangelism Ministry of the church has Prayer, Bible Study lines and courses that are taught weekly. Our Pastor is a great writer and curriculum development Pastoral leader. All of our Bible Studies, Sunday school lessons are written by her using the Bible as foundation. She is a biblical curriculum developer. Pastor Russell writes a fresh sermon every time she preaches. God gave us a gift. Her dedication to ministry is readily observed in the steady and solid growth in the lives of the people of Peace Christian Center. She is praise and worshipper and a hard working preacher of the gospel.

Pastor Jackie Russell is equipped to Shepherd the flock of Peace Christian Center, Inc. Welcome to the Church we pray that you will value, pray for, and enjoy your covering.
Contact information:
Peace Christian Center Church, INC.
8104 Lee Highway | PO Box 3593 | Merrifield, VA 22116-3593
Email: Jrussellpcc@aol.com | Office Phone: 571-642 2772