Meet The Team

Dwayne Doyle

Senior Pastor

Dwayne is a native Mississippian. He became a follower of Jesus Christ and was baptized at Roseland Park Baptist Church, Picayune, Mississippi. He later affirmed his calling to ministry as a member of Puckett Baptist Church, Puckett, Mississippi, where he was ordained and licensed into the ministry. He is a graduate of Mississippi College, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
He and his wife Melissa have 3 children; David, Darcy, and Daisy. Prior to serving Emmanuel as pastor, Bro. Dwayne served the Illinois Baptist State Association as director of men’s ministries and mission mobilization, fifteen years with the International Mission Board, and the associate for mission education at the Kentucky Baptist Convention. He has also served as a campus minister on two college campuses as well as youth pastor at churches in Terry and Canton, Mississippi.

Josh Hutchinson


Josh and Heather Hutchison came on board with the Emmanuel Family in the summer of 2021! 

Josh plays multiple instruments and worships with his whole heart. He is employed full-time as a Engineer with a national Firm. Heather works with a local Credit Union.

As you have the opportunity to speak with Josh and Heather, you will soon learn that they are very friendly, love Jesus, and they are enthusiastic about telling people about their Jesus.  Join us for worship this Sunday and meet Josh and Heather.