The Hosford Family on vacation in Marco Island, Florida.
Rev. Barry and Aimee Hosford
Barry and Aimee met and started their ministry together while they were serving at Abundant Life Assembly of God in Grand Prairie, Texas. They served several years as worship leaders and youth workers at Faith Assembly of God in Arlington, Texas. And for 13+ years, they had been the Associate Pastors (focusing on Youth and Worship Ministries) at Valparaiso First Assembly of God in Valparaiso, Florida, near Destin on the gulf coast.
Barry and Aimee have been married for 27 years and they have three amazing children: Avaree, Brennan, and Baylor. As a family, they love the outdoors, gulf coast beaches in Florida, road trips, cruise vacations, good movies, and music.
Avaree was born in Arlington, TX, the first child of our pastors, and raised on the Emerald Coast of Florida. After transitioning from the panhandle of Florida to the panhandle of Texas, she finished out her high school education and subsequently enrolled in the online program of Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU, Waxahachie, TX). She graduated with honors - magna cum laude - from SAGU with an AA in Religion and a BS in Counseling Pre-Professional with a minor in Marriage and Family Counseling. She is now serving as leader of our kids ministry as she explores furthering her education with a masters degree.
Cindy Young was born and raised here in Canadian, Texas, and she has been a part of our Abundant Life family for many years. She and her husband, Craig Young, live on a ranch just west of town on some of the prettiest landscape in the whole panhandle of Texas. They are an incredible blessings in the Kingdom and for our church.