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.

Jessie St. Cyr

Student and Ministry Assistant

Jessie grew up in Emmanuel and now serves the Lord as the Student Leader and volunteer Ministry Assistant.  

She works hard as a full-time mom of two wonderful blessings, while juggling life, ministry and nursing.
It is a joy to have Jessie lead by stepping in to meet the need.