At the time of her salvation, Dr. Mary Austin Jones was a faithful member of New Palmer Grove Baptist Church. Having been led by God, she became a member of Paxon Revival Center, under the leadership of Rev. Jimmie Dobbs. Dr. Jones began prayer services in her home, establishing the foundation with the writing on her living room wall, "Praise Ye, The Lord of Host."
Rev. Jimmie Dobbs ordained Dr. Jones a minister of the Gospel on December 12, 1977. God spoke to Dr. Jones and told her to get a church charter. Dr. Jones, being led by the Spirit of God, began the We're For Jesus House of Prayer in 1980, in her living room. She later renovated her garage into a chapel annexed to her home.
Continuing her quest to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to reach the lost, Dr. Jones organized and faciliated the "Change from Dope to Hope (Destroying Our People Entirely) to (Helping Our People Eternally)" campaign. On April 2, 1988, a citywide rally was held at Gateway Mall, in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Jones received numerous awards of recognition for her untiring efforts, which included God's Determined Soldier, Who's Who in American Christian Leadership, and the Mayor of the Jacksonville, FL presented her with the Key to the City.
The Spiritual Encounter which is mailed to homes throughout the United States and abroad. The outreach ministry of We're For Jesus has taken Dr. Jones to Africa, Alaska, Germany, Turkey, Canada, Hawaii, Holland, Israel and Russia. In addition, she traveled to numerous parts of Alabama, California, the Carolinas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Washington. While visiting The Holy Land (Israel), Dr. Jones was afforded the opportunity to baptizing Polish and Christian believers in the famous Jordan River and preached on the Sea of Galilee in a large boat.
Dr. Jones operated in the five-fold ministry gifts, as an Apostle, Pastor, Prophet, Evangelist and Teacher. She was a prayerful and financial supporter of foreign and local ministries, including a foreign radio station and orphanage in Brazil. She was a firm believer in the Word of God as it is written in Romans 13:8 and Matthew 25:21 respectively, "Owe no man anything, but to love one another..." and ..."I will make thee ruler over many things."