About Us
Mission Statement:

The mission of H.O.P.E. Ministries, Inc. is two-fold:

  1. Reconcile people to God
  2. Empower people with biblical, life changing principles and values to successfully meet the challenges of society
Core Values
  • We are a ministry-focused organization. We value people over programs.
  • We are a practicing faith-based organization exercising Christian principles and values.
  • We believe that the Holy Bible is God’s spoken and infallible Word.
  • We believe in fiscal integrity.
  • We believe each individual has God-given worth and potential and can expect to be respected and loved.
  • We encourage parental involvement and value parental entrustment.
  • We value caring relationships with students, parents, families, and the community.
  • We continuously strive for excellence and pursue holistic growth.
2010 Officers and Board of Directors


President & Founder
Clifford Ice

Sr. Pastor, Community Bible Chapel
Compliance Inspector, City of Atlanta
Vice President
John Fort

Member, Community Bible Chapel
Rockdale County Sheriff Detention Officer

Other Directors

Constance Allman
Project Director, Community Bible Chapel
Retired IBM Project Manager

Dorothy Watts
Church Administrator, Community Bible Chapel

Adika Trimble
Program Director
Dekalb County Acces & Resource Center

Linda M. Avery
Re/Max Premier

Larry Arnold
Retired Compliance Office, City of Atlanta
Eddie Bryant
Board Secretary, Community Bible Chapel
Retired Educator

Lee Ice
Director of Christian Education,
Community Bible Chapel
Educator, Greenforest Christian Academy

Nikia Clark
Senior Accountant, Atlanta Hawks
CFO, H.O.P.E. Minitries, Inc.

Nakita M. Pope
Owner/Principal Creative
NeoIndigo Fine Art