About Us

“Redeeming the Lost, Renewing the Saved and Reinstating the Believer”

Gap ministries international is our umbrella ministry with churches in India, Ivory Coast, and Sierra Leone. As an exempt organization, we extend our hands by feeding and caring for others through our

  • One Child In Need Ministries (One Chin)
  • Women International Platform
  • Widows

In the United States, Destiny House is our Church and we meet for worship service on Sundays at 2 and 5 PM.

Destiny House Prayer Platform meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays online or by phone at 9 PM.  Dial 701-801-9550 join the teleconference.   Here are the phone and online details:

1. Dial into the conference:
Dial-in Number: (701) 801-9550 – United States
International Numbers Access Code: 657121
International Dial-in Numbers: https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/info4758/#international

2. Join the online meeting:
Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/info4758
Online Meeting ID: info4758

At the scheduled date and time of the meeting, dial into the conference line. When prompted, enter the Access Code followed by the pound key.
To join the online meeting, click on the meeting link listed above and follow the prompts to join the meeting.

Teaching the word (Teach to Fish the Word) we meet Wednesdays 7 pm at our Church site on 1 hillside road and at other convenient venues (please check our upcoming announcement for information)

Counseling: as a member of the Christian Counselors of America, Dr. Matilda Banga provides counseling  services  ranging from family, marriage, drugs and other pastoral counseling to members on Tuesdays (call for appointment)

You are welcome to join us for PRAYERS and SUNDAY SERVICES by PHONE or VIDEO. To join by phone, dial (701) 801-9550. If you are dialing in from outside the United States, Get Your International Dial-in Number from the following link: . Access Code: 657121

matilda banga and two priest“Our lives improve only when we take chances- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is, to be honest with ourselves.” Apostle Pastor Matilda Banga.
Seah MATILDA BANGA has spent years motivating and inspiring people all over the world.With a Paralegal background in Sierra Leone, Matilda worked as secretary at the legal firm of Betts & Berewa for 12 years before joining the Campaign for Good Governance. matilda banga healing children She served as the Coordinator with responsibilities to coordinate the activities of all civil society organizations in Sierra Leone.Matilda worked closely with the British Council in Sierra Leone and, received funding from them as well as from DFID, the USAID and other international organizations to fund projects for girl child education, gender issues, good governance and human rights.
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With a Mediation and Conflict Resolution Expert certificate from Nairobi Kenya, combined with training at the Thomson Foundation in London, Matilda took up a part-time employment at the Radio FM 98.1. Her fearless journalism at the height of the rebel war in Sierra Leone earned her recognition and, promotion as Personal Assistant to the President, Ahmed Tejan Kabba.

Sierra Leone enjoys peace today as a result of people like Matilda Seah Banga who stood firm against the Juntas, in spite of threats to her life.matilda banga singing

Matilda was recognized by the Media Board of Kumasi, Ghana, Thomson foundation of England as well as the Justice Commission of Liberia, for her brave act of journalism. With support from the United States Agency for International Development, Matilda was able to pursue studies on Women Enhancements in Governance in the United States.

After a second rebel attack on the city of Freetown, Matilda left politics behind to pursue her call to serve the Lord.

Apostle Banga
Recognize Messengers From God. When Satan wants to destroy you, he sends a person into your life. When God wants to bless you, He sends a person into your life. Recognize them. Whether they are packaged like a John the Baptist in a loincloth of camel’s hair, or the silk robes of a King Solomon. Your reaction to a man or woman of God is carefully documented by God. When God talks to you, it is often through the spiritual leaders in your life. Don’t ignore them.

“He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward,” (Matthew 10:41).

An ordained Minister, Matilda graduated from Omega Christian University, an affiliate of the Association of Evangelical Gospel Assemblies in Louisiana, USA in 2005. She also attended the Southern Wesleyan University in South Carolina.

Matilda’s focus on missions has taken her to several parts of the world including India, Australia, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Cote D’Ivoire, Guinea, Pakistan and Senegal.

Apostle Matilda Banga is the founder of GAP MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL and a non-profit, ONE CHILD IN NEED (ONE CHIN), a project that sponsors children in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia.

She also serves as Senior Pastor of Destiny House.

Pastor Mattie as she is commonly known is an anointed preacher, teacher, talented songwriter and worshipper. She exudes a passion for reviving, encouraging and rekindling the love of Jesus Christ in the hearts of the people.

Matilda is a member of the Christian Counselors of America, the United States Order of Chaplains.

Pastor Matildais also a Spring Fellow graduate in the Barack Obama Organizing for Action in 2015 and is currently a co-chapter lead, for the Montgomery county OFA. She was recently sworn in as a Justice of Peace and Notary Public for the State of Maryland and has been elected and trained as Chief Electoral Judge in the coming elections.

Matilda also writes and pursues business ventures, while coaching individuals. Her book, BATTLE FOR THE GOAL POST can be purchased on AMAZON.

Legal Secretary, Civil Society Organizer, broadcast journalist, ordained minister, community organizer and, Justice of Peace and Notary Public, Matilda brings years of experience to community journalism as Editor of Sierra Leone Today magazine.

cross in an open field We believe the Holy Bible as the inspired Word of God, without any error, theall-sufficient authority in matters of faith, doctrine, and Christian living

We believe in one God, eternally existing in three Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

We believe in the Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ, and that He is true God and man. He died on the cross for our sins. He rose bodily from the dead, ascended into heaven where He sits at the right hand of the Father and is now our High Priest and Advocate.

We believe that man was created in the image of God but fell into sin and is, therefore, lost. Only through regeneration by the work of the Holy Spirit can man’s salvation and spiritual life be obtained.

We believe that eternal salvation is the free gift of God, entirely apart from man’s works, and is possessed by any and all who have faith in and receive Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.

We believe in a regenerated church membership: that is, persons old enough to understand their need for Jesus Christ and, of their own free will, accepted Him as their personal Lord and Savior.

We believe that baptism is by immersion and the Lord’s Supper is a memorial to His suffering and death on the cross. These are ordinances to be observed by the church in its present age. They are, however, not to be regarded as means for man’s salvation.

We believe in the personal, bodily, imminent, and glorious return of the Lord Jesus Christ and that His second coming inspires believers for dynamic and zealous life and service for Him while waiting for His return.

We believe in the bodily resurrection of the dead, the everlasting blessedness of the saved in heaven, and the everlasting punishment and separation from God of the unsaved in hell.

We believe in the autonomy of the local church. The church shall manage its own affairs and shall not be subject to any other religious body or organization. However if in the future the local church shall find an organization that shares its beliefs and ideals, it shall partner, join or join membership.

Opportunities Welcome to Destiny House Ushering Ministry!

At Destiny House, we are always looking for people who would like to be ushers in the church as well as at our hosted events. The ushers are responsible for receiving the Sunday service offering, distributing the Lord’s Supper, and helping people to find seats.

Want to get involved?

If you would like to get involved in the Ushering Ministry, please call this 571-405-8621 or send an email to info@gapdestiny.com

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