Beauty for Ashes Empowerment Zoom Call
Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month
7:30PM - 8:30PM
Beauty for Ashes Empowerment Zoom Call
Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month
7:30PM - 8:30PM
Beauty Speakers Biography
Minister Jamie Culbreath - Tuesday, August 10th
Minster Jamie L. Culbreath was raised in Paterson, New Jersey and currently resides in Stroudsburg, Pa. She is a contented wife, mother, and successful entrepreneur.
After a near death experience nearly claiming the life of both herself and her unborn child, she accepted the call of God on her life.
She has been a faithful member of The Great Harvest Church in Paterson for the past twelve years. She is a worshipper and loves to usher people into the Presence of God through music. Under the covering of Senior Pastor Frankie and Maggie Ocasio, she has served as the Worship Leader for the past ten years; as well as been the church’s secretary for five years.
Her life is built on the Bible verse, “You are blessed because you believed that the Lord would do what He said.” Luke 1:45 NLT
Min. Jamie has a deep passion for women who have experienced trials and tribulations, and it is her goal to help them get to a place of joy in the Lord by sharing her own struggles and how she overcame by faithfulness to Jesus through the ministry He gave her, BAD (Blessed Anointed & Delivered); Teaching women to love not only the inner self but their appearance as well.
Having an eye for fashion and being a Makeup Artist, she is able to empower women with the Word of God as well as assisting them in looking as good as they feel in a modest way. Her ministry BAD conducted Mother’s Day makeovers for four women; two single and two married women from various walks of life. She also raised funds to provide hair, makeup, and spa days while professional pictures were taken. Their special catered day ended with a favorite meal. It is important Min. Jamie to show love to others by loving them with the Love of Christ.
Minster Jamie became an Ordained Minister and Chaplin in May 2021 through Crown of Justice Chaplaincy Ministry Corporation, as well received an Associate Degree in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care.
She furthered her Biblical Knowledge by studying three years in Grace and Worship Ministry Bible Institute graduating in June 2021 with plans of advancing her Theological Education in the fall. She is currently attending the University of Phoenix studying to get her bachelor's degree in Social Work.
Her goal is to combine the studies in Social Work with her Biblical Studies as well as personal experiences to advance her service in the Kingdom for God’s glory!
Apostle Dr. Trena Stephenson - Tuesday, September 14th
Apostle Dr. Trena Stephenson is a woman of excellency, inspiration, and compassion. She believes in empowering others by speaking truth that comes from the unadulterated Word of God. Born and reared in the church, the Lord entered and influenced her life early, under the ministry of her parents, Pastor (Chaplain) Charles Jackson and First Lady Nina Jackson. Apostle Trena answered the call of ministry in 1993, which was followed by many years of servitude in ministry. Radical Apostolic Power International Ministries, under the leadership of Senior Pastor and Apostle Antonio Briggs, later ordained her as a prophetess.
Apostle Dr. Trena Stephenson was ordained an elder under the Presiding Prelate and Chief Apostle Cornelius Showell of the Bible-way Churches of America Worldwide. And in December 2010, she became a part of Manifest Kingdom Global. She was also ordained as an overseer and was elevated to the office of Overseer of Woman of God Ministries, Inc. After hearing the call of God and being found suitable for a greater responsibility, Apostle Stephenson accepted the appointment to serve God's people as an Apostle in the Lord's Church. In October 2013, she was affirmed and consecrated by the hand of Chief Apostle Dr. William Billups. Manifest Kingdom Global College of Bishops and Apostles to the position and vocation of Apostle of Protocol and Northern Region Prelate where she served faithfully for 2 years.
In May 2019, under the leading of the Lord, Apostle Dr. Stephenson united with Dominion’s Prophetic & Apostolic Coalition Transcontinental effectually known as D’Pact, under the leadership of Apostle Dr. Yolanda Powell and Pastor William Powell. Apostle Stephenson serves as a mentor to diverse groups of women from various denominations and backgrounds. She also serves as Founder and Presiding Prelate of Bridge of Hope Deliverance Ministries & Fellowship of Churches, which currently provides oversight to several ministries nationally/internationally.
Apostle Stephenson has been afforded many ministry opportunities and speaking engagements where she traveled throughout the United States and internationally to places such as Africa, Poland, Paris, Israel, Jamaica, and various cities in Germany. Other aspects of the ministry of Apostle Stephenson include radio/television broadcasting and programming. She was featured as a special guest on the following broadcasts: “The Wenda Royster Show,” a radio broadcast of Radio One; Rejoice TV Network; TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) and Preach the Word Network.
Not only has Apostle Stephenson been interviewed on shows, but she has also been the interviewer. In April 2008, Apostle Stephenson became the executive producer and creative director for Daughters of Distinction TV, which housed two shows; Daughters of Distinction Live and Let’s Talk. The last air date was in 2016. Both shows previously aired on Rejoice TV Network in MD and DC. Also, on May 7, 2011, Apostle Stephenson launched “The Fullness of God” Radio Broadcast airing live across the globe via Daily Living Network. The network, along with Roku and The Dish World TV Networks have partnered to produce “insightful and life-edifying” programs such as “The Fullness of God” broadcast, as well as Daughters of Distinction’s “Let’s Talk” and so much more. Both mentioned broadcasts are not currently airing because the focus is currently on The Bridge International Missions Alliance. Since 2016, it serves as a bridge where it collaborates with international territories to help the underserved. It also brings leaders together to forge stronger relationships However, plans for the relaunching of both broadcasts are in the works in the near future.
Apostle Stephenson’s unconventional ways of reaching and touching God’s children in all walks of life have been what make her ministry unique. She has a passion and expertise in writing and helping others. Because of this, the establishment of Daughters of Distinction (DOD) LLC occurred in 2008. And in 2010, under the DOD umbrella, Apostle Stephenson launched Soar Magazine, an online publication to empower and encourage the people of God. This has been yet another publishing ministry that Apostle Stephenson has shared with others, as well as her platform to highlight other ministry leaders, writers, psalmists, artists and authors for the edifying of God’s Kingdom. She has authored and compiled several books and has produced several titles under the book publishing umbrella of DOD. Some of the book titles include, “My Secret Place”, “Seven Ingredients To An Effective Prayer Life”, “And He Still Hears”, just to name a few. She also birthed a book series called “The Fullness of God”, a four-installment series released over the course of the year in 2011. In this series, several anointed and appointed coauthors penned powerful and prolific writings about their life experiences. Since that time, they have published additional titles and other book series in 2012. To add to her many accolades, Apostle Stephenson recently received her Doctor of Divinity (DD) degree from Immanuel University of Theology International on May 29, 2021. She is now Apostle Dr. Trena Stephenson.
Apostle Dr. Stephenson has many spiritual children who love and respect her; however, she is a wonderful mother to her daughter, Trea Stephenson, and grandmother to Autumn Harvey. Her heartbeats, God has truly blessed her by having them in her life. The lives she touches in her church, home, community, and throughout the world show her love for the Lord.
Lastly, to find out more information about the ministry, media and/or messages from this powerful woman of God, please visit the following websites:www.wofgod.org, www.dofdllc.com, http://bridgeinternationalmissions.org, http://www.blingbyapostlet.com.
Minister Asia Sapp - Tuesday, October 12th
Minister Asia Sapp was born and raised in Passaic, New Jersey in a loving single parent home. She is the oldest of eight children and a mother to two wonderful children. She has a great passion for working with children. For over 10 years Min. Asia has been a teacher to children ages newborn to 17 years old some with intellectual developmental disabilities.
As a teenager, she loved going to church and seeking God’s direction for her life, but it was not until she was introduced to The Great Harvest Church in Paterson, New Jersey, where she accepted the Lord's calling. She became a member of The Great Harvest Church in September of 2016 under the leadership of Pastor Frankie and Maggie Ocasio. Currently She is a Worship Leader at The Great Harvest, and a member of the Leadership board.
She is the treasurer of the S.I.S.T.E.R.S. Women’s Ministry founded by Rev. Maggie Ocasio.
Minister Asia stands firm on the scripture Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” With this scripture directing her, she has taken up the charge to become fully equipped to serve the Lord and His people.
In May of 2021 she received an Associates in Chaplaincy and Pastoral care and was ordained a Minister and Chaplain by Crown of Justice Chaplaincy Ministry Corporation.
In June of 2021, she completed her second year of theological studies at Grace and Worship Institute and is looking forward to increasing her knowledge this upcoming fall.
Minister Asia loves to cook and fellowship with friends and family members. She plans to open her own childcare center in the future. Her focus is to Introduce the love of Christ to families who do not know the importance of salvation and God’s Grace. God has strengthened and provided for her and her children. She is faithful and forever grateful to the Lord vowing to never handle God's Grace and Mercy as a cloak of maliciousness and hinderance to the furtherance of the Gospel of Christ.
Pastor Kimberly Blackman - Tuesday, November 9th
Pastor Tammy McNair