Immanuel Praise Fellowship Pastoral Staff
Pastor Myesha Taylor-Dunn
Pastor Myesha Dunn is a Licensed Minister of the Gospel. She was called to the ministry and preached her first sermon in 2008 under the Pastoral leadership of Bishop Kelvin and Pastor LaQuetta Simmons. She serves as the minister of music and has been leading the music ministry for the past 10 years. Pastor Myesha is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 10 years of experience providing mental health services for individuals, families, couples, adolescents, and children who seek treatment for depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, relational issues and various life adjustments.
Pastor Myesha oversees Point of Grace Counseling Ministry which serves to provide education to help erase the stigma against mental illness in the African American Community. The ministry provides individual and family sessions as well as support groups to meet the emotional and spiritual needs of the congregation. In this ministry, she strives to create a safe and trusting space for people to discover the true depth of who they are and what they need. Additionally, she works to provide practical skills for coping with life stressors that are faith-based and life-enriching. Pastor Myesha is married to Bro. Curtis Dunn, the musical director and together she and her husband have 4 children.
Pastor Dr. Jaleesa Follens-Jones
Pastor Jaleesa Follens-Jones has served at Immanuel Praise Fellowship since 2012 and became a licensed minister under the spiritual leadership of Bishop Kelvin and Pastor LaQuetta Simmons in 2014. She serves as the leader of F.R.E.S.H., Immanuel Praise Fellowship’s Young Adult Ministry, where she along with other young adults are called to discover their spiritual gifts and develop leadership skills to serve the people of God and impact their surrounding communities.
Pastor Jaleesa holds a doctorate in physical therapy and is licensed to treat individuals with neuromuscular and movement impairments to improve strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and much more. Pastor Jaleesa has learned that one of the keys to achieving the abundant life that God intended is to have a healthy Spirit, Mind, and Body and she strives to help each person she encounters realize their divine abundant life by using the gifts that God has given her.