Embracing & Extending the Teachings of Our Lord

The Mission of the Church

We see our church not simply as a house of worship with walls, a roof and open doors. Rather, we believe that the church is actually the members and believers that come together to practice God’s word, celebrate His love, and extend His gifts and save souls.


Through the Bible, service, worship, and missions, we bring God closer to our hearts and closer to the hearts of those around us. From extraordinary sermons to attending our faith-based community initiatives, classes or events — everything we do is based off of our commitment to spread the teachings of our Lord.

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Meet Our Pastors!

Pastor Juan & Carmen Bustamante

Raised in the North Side of Houston, Texas Pastor Juan had a rough start. Pastor Juan & Carmen started their spiritual journey at Lake Wood Church in 1998. As they were learning what the love of Jesus Christ and God would do in their lives they began to have a passion for ministering. Pastor Juan and Carmen, along with 3 couples, would go door to door to preach about the Gospel. Shortly after, Pastor Juan received a scripture from God to become a Pastor, "3 And the Lord said to him: “I have heard your prayer and your supplication that you have made before Me; I have consecrated this house which you have built to put My name there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually" 1 Kings 9:3.  With prayer and after confirmation from God Pastor Juan and Carmen were ready to do God's will. They decided to start their own church and named it City On A Hill Church, the name came from a trip back from the hill country Kerrville, Texas. They saw a house on top of a hill and noticed that everyone could see this house, which is where the inspiration came from. Then the Lord spoke to them that name "City On A Hill" and said "You shall be that city on a hill in Houston, Texas. The Salt, Light, and Love to my people." On July 2011 they started services at Azteca Ballroom for 4 months. Shortly after, they found a listing of a building in the North Side on Cochran St where we are currently located at.



Pastor Jaime & Cynthia Villa

"We came from a life style of verbal abuse, drugs, alcohol, low income household and a broken marriage. We were bound to the pain of never being enough, depressed from the strong hold we could not shake off, and we did not know where we belonged. The suicidal thoughts were overwhelming to end a life not worth living. The devil knew just how to isolate us in our own individual problems so that we could feel alone in this world, but then GOD’s Mercy and Grace reached our family by one of his messengers who told us of a GOD who loves us unconditionally. We were desperate to find a reason to live and GOD was the answer we were waiting for. He and He alone restored all the shatter pieces and wrapped us in His unfailing love. We started this journey by getting plugged in at a church, going to every class that the church had available and reading our word. After a few months we felt in our hearts to give back what was invested in our lives, so we started volunteering at C.O.A.H wherever there was a need. We began as volunteers at the church and a few years later God has blessed us with becoming Co-Pastors at City on A Hill under Pastor Juan & Carmen Bustamante. God has given us a purpose to reach a hurting world so that through Jesus they will be saved.

Meet Our Leaders

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Frankie & Perla Cummings

Ordained Pastors

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mike & Nelly Werner

Ordained Deacon and Deaconess

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mingo & Adriana fonseca

Ordained Deacon and Deaconess

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ray & Tina martinez 

Ordained Deacon and Deaconess


 Sylvia Fernandez

Ordained Minister

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 Melissa  Silva

Administrative Pastoral Care Leader

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adam bustamante

Worship Ministry Leader


jesus urdiales

Usher & Men's Ministry Leader

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 eddie & Patricia velasquez

Call Center Ministry Leaders


 celestine lopez

Administrative Pastoral Care Leader

Get to Know Us

Located in beautiful Houston, Texas C.O.A.H offers congregants a place of comfort, hope, and a peace of mind for all their worshiping, learning, and fellowship needs. We are dedicated to spreading the gospel and teachings of Jesus Christ, and our goal is to inspire you through the holiness of our dwelling and our services. We invite you to become a part of our family, our growing congregation, and look forward to meeting you!

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"to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me"

                              Acts 26:18

Contact Us

3902 Cochran St, Houston, TX 77009, USA


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