Pastor Deborah Dukes

Senior Pastor of Harvest Life Church
Executive Director of Churches United

Pastor Deborah Dukes is a “Proverbs 31 woman” in that her husband, child and grandchildren “arise and call her blessed”.

Pastor Deborah is the Senior Pastor of the Harvest Life Church in Woodbridge, Virginia founded with her husband, Bishop Lyle Dukes in 1995. Together they work with the mission of unifying and empowering the local church in its efforts concerning salvation of souls, discipleship in Christian principles and serving the needs of the community and region.

Pastor Deborah is the recipient of a Bachelor of Christian Education degree. She is the daughter of Bishop Carver Poindexter and Pastor Lorene Poindexter who pastor the Love of Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia. It was there she received her foundation in Christ. Pastor Deborah is an anointed woman of God dedicated to the work of the Lord Jesus Christ with a strong passion to bring in, nurture and empower souls for the Kingdom of God.

Her ministry as a mother helped to shape and develop her daughter, Minister Brittany Dukes-Bryant , to be a powerful young woman of God. Brittany currently serves as the Youth Director at the Harvest Life Church leading hundreds of youth; teaching, training and developing life-changing programs to help them to be strong Christian leaders.

Pastor Deborah serves as Executive Director of Churches United along with her husband Bishop Lyle Dukes, the Presiding Bishop.  Together they serve as “Pastors to Pastors” through this international organization. Churches United is a global ministry which includes approximately 500 churches in the United States and abroad.  

Pastor Deborah has written, produced and directed 4 life-changing stage plays: Church Wives, The #1 Player, The Sinner’s Choir and The Wishing Well. These plays have inspired and empowered many people and have been used as teaching tools in other churches and ministries abroad.

Pastor Deborah Dukes is a passionate Kingdom leader on a mission to use her platforms and all of her gifts, talents and experiences to help people live an intentional life now to produce victorious Kingdom results. She is a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend.


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