Pastor Aracely is a great woman of God who believes worship is the invitation for the visitation of God’s presence. She has truly stepped into her calling to lead God’s people by teaching and preaching His Word by example.


She is co-founder of Passion for Christ Church, along with her husband Heyward Mitchell III; a ministry of family worship, dedicated to building God’s Kingdom one family at a time. Her life is dedicated to living by example and encouraging men and women how to live up to their potential in Christ.  Pastor Ari, as she is so affectionately known, has years of teaching and counseling which enables her to reach others with conviction and truth. She is a wife, mother and owner of Yachin, Inc. Event Planning Corporation.

Pastor Aracely Co-leads the Women’s Ministry which help empower women to live according to God’s design and to understand their role in God’s Kingdom. She continues to inspire and mentor persons to become empowered in the Lord. She encourages all to build an undying relationship with Christ through biblical teaching.

Pastor Aracely has been married to her college sweetheart for over 30 years. They are proud parents of three children; Skylah Maryana, Heyward IV (Woody), and Taylah Christine.