The Ministerial Council

Dr. Toyin Laoye
Senior Pastor
tlaoye@rccgdominionnj.org

Pastor (Dr) Mrs. Toyin Adebola Laoye born on September 2nd, 1958.

Toyin Laoye attended St Michael Primary School, Yemetu, Ibadan and Seventh Day Adventist Primary school, Agodi - Gate, Ibadan for her primary education. Ibadan Grammar School Molete, Ibadan, for secondary education, and United Missionary College – Teacher Training. College of education was in University of Ibadan, University of Hull, Hull Humberside, United Kingdom, and Somerset County Technical Institute- Bridgewater, NJ

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from The University of Hull, North Humberside United Kingdom and with masters in Library and information studies from the University of Ibadan in 1986. While in Africa; she worked as a Teacher in Lagos and Oyo States and with the Federal Civil Service Commission of Nigeria.

Toyin Laoye migrated to the United States of America (USA) in November 1996 and Naturalized as an American Citizen in 2006. She enrolled and completed a Nursing program in Somerset County Technical Institute (SCTI) Bridgewater, New Jersey and Obtained a Diploma in Nursing. She worked as a Nurse at St Mary’s Care Center, and Orange Memorial Hospital, between 1998 and 2008.

By the grace of God, She is the first Female Parish Pastor in the RCCG North America. She is presently the Pastor of RCCG Dominion Cathedral, Orange NJ and the Zonal Coordinator of Zone NJ2 RCCGNA.

Toyin Laoye is a recipient of many Awards. She was conferred with a Doctor of Theology by the Ministries International Institute (MII) of Tennessee in April, 2008- for her dedication and commitment to the work of God.

Also In recognition of her achievements, dedication, commitment and service to the Development and Growth among the Nigerians in the State of New Jersey, She also received a National Award from the Nigeria Faith Based Community Organization (NFBCO) of New Jersey in October, 2007.

She has authored some books, among which are:

  • Death is gain
  • Born for such a time as this!
  • 50 Inspiring Capsules
  • The word of God in your mouth (in Print)
  • No pain No gain
  • Out of the vale of Hebron (in Print)

It is her heartfelt desire to live for His glory and to bring pleasure to the heart of God.

Dr. Toyin Laoye
Senior Pastor
Olufunmilayo Dosunmu
Asst. Pastor
fdosunmu@rccgdominionnj.org

Assistant Pastor Funmi Dosunmu was born again in 1968 and rededicated her life in March 1985. She joined RCCG Dominion Cathedral, NJ in 1999 and has been serving there ever since. She is the minister in charge of the Children's Church and Believers/Baptismal Ministry. Her personal vision is to focus on God in her service to Him, serve Him diligently and to do His will. She holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Botany, and a Masters Degree in Industrial Relations and Personal Management. She is a teacher in one of the elementary schools in East Orange School District, NJ. She is blessed with a child. She loves travelling, watching TV and reading.

Olufunmilayo Dosunmu
Asst. Pastor
David Oluyemi
Deacon
doluyemi@rccgdominionnj.org

Became born again in 1989 in Lagos.Joined the Redeemed Christian Church of God,
Dominion Cathedral Parish in 2003.
He is the Minister- in-Charge of the Elders fellowship, Workers Directorate, School of
disciples and also the Secretary to the Ministerial Council of the Church.
He is an educationist and a civil servant with Department of Finance, Newark City Hall,
New Jersey USA.
My vision is working for God till eternity.
He is happily married to AbosedeEkundayo and blessed with three Children;
Oluwadamilola, Oluwabukola and Oluwamayowa.
A good lover of games of Soccer and Table tennis.

David Oluyemi
Deacon
Deacon Gordin
Deacon Gordin
Gordin Nwako
Deacon
gnwako@rccgdominionnj.org

Deacon GordinNwako is responsible for coordinating the Men of Valor Fellowship,
Security and Valet Department, Health and Fitness Department, Naming Ceremonies
and Special Services, Workers in Training Department and Marriage Counseling
Department. He is passionate about Christian Marriages and teaching the undiluted
word of God and preparing God’s children for successful marital lives and for Christian
leadership.
He is a Chartered Surveyor and Valuer. He is a member of the Estate Surveyors and
Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria and the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors
and Valuers. He is also a Licensed Real Estate Appraiser in the State of New Jersey. He
is currently the Principal Consultant of Godec Appraisal Services LLC and Gordin Nwako
& Co., both firms of Real Estate Consultants operating in New Jersey and Nigeria.
He is happily married to UcheNwako and enjoys reading, writing and watching Christian
movies.

Gordin Nwako
Deacon
Deacon Essien
Deacon Essien
Emmanuel Essien
Deacon
eessien@rccgdominionnj.org

Christian Experience:I got born again in a Pentecostal church named Christ Disciples
Central fellowship,Lagos Nigeria in 1999. I joined the Redeemed Christian Church Of
God (Grace Assembly) in 2000. In 2001, I relocated to Ketu area of Lagos and joined
the RCCG-Church of the First Born and served in the ushering department. I came to
United States in 2003 and became a member of RCCG-Dominion Cathedral Orange,NJ
and was ordained a deacon in 2007.
Responsibility: Presently, I am assigned by the Pastor to oversee the Greeters
department and also coordinate house dedication.The Greeters are passionate about
giving a warm welcome to worshipers and also ensuring that they are comfortable
throughout the service.
Mentor:The following Pastors have made a great impact in my Christian life: Pastor
Odunuga, Pastor Ige and Pastor Tony Uweche who is currently pastor of one of the
RCCG parishes in New York, USA.
Married Life: I am happily married to my best friend Ime Essien.
Music: I love listening to Christian music,preferably worship by Don Moen.
Education:I have a Diploma in Marketing and Public Relations from University of
Ibadan,Nigeria, an Associate degree in accounting from Essex County College,NJ and
currently pursuing Bsc. in Accounting from Rutgers University Newark, NJ .

Emmanuel Essien
Deacon
Deacon Aderibigbe
Deacon Aderibigbe
Adeniyi Aderibigbe
Deacon
naderibigbe@rccgdominionnj.org

I was born again in Ibadan, I have a Business Degree and I am business man, married
with children, love watching and participating in sports.
2. I gave my life to Jesus Christ in 1987 and I rededicated my life in 1996 and joined
the RCCG Power Sanctuary Bodija Ibadan, now Power Cathedral and Province
Headquarter in Oyo State, where I became a worker in 1997. I was also baptized at
Redemption Camp in 1997. I was chosen as Youth Area President in 1997 and in 1999 I
was chosen as Oyo State Youth Secretary, the post I held concurrently with the Youth
Area President in charge of 16 Parish until i relocated to United States in 2000.
2. Relocated to the United States I joined RCCG Dominion Cathedral in March 5 2000
and have been serving in the church until date. I served in the Account and Finance
Ministry for 10 years.
I am in charge of Church Vision Ministry (Drama Ministry).
My personal goal is to make Heaven.

Adeniyi Aderibigbe
Deacon
Godwill Mbori
Deacon
gmbori@rccgdominionnj.org
Godwill Mbori
Deacon
Deaconness Olanusi
Deaconness Olanusi
Funmi Olanusi
Deaconness
folanusi@rccgdominionnj.org

Funmi Olanusi is the minister in charge of victory choir and the sanctuary keepers. She
has been singing in the choir for over18 yrs. and has been in the leadership role for
over 12yrs now, she has been the minister in charge of the 2 departments for 2yrs.
Her vision is to see victory choir get to a new level of a higher worship with
God, leading people into His presences as Levites and psalmist of the most high
GOD and also to encourage people that are gifted in this area to use their talents to
bless GOD and become who God wants them to be in ministry by fulfilling God's divine
purpose.
The vision of the sanctuary keepers is to make sure that the house of the Lord is clean,
tidy and beautiful at all times.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and is currently pursuing her
second degree. She loves to cook and enjoys traveling. She is married to Deacon Daniel
Olanusi and their union is blessed with a son.

Funmi Olanusi
Deaconness
Deaconness Joy
Deaconness Joy
Joy Enaohwo
Deaconness
jenaohwo@rccgdominionnj.org
Joy Enaohwo
Deaconness
Temitayo Ogundele
Deacon
togundele@rccgdominionnj.org

Deacon Temitayo Ogundele is a servant leader who currently works with the vision drama ministry of Dominion Cathedral. Deacon Ogundele was ordained to the office of a deacon in 2010. He recently relocated from Houston, Texas where he was the minister in charge of the drama group and the Information Technology department at RCCG Restoration Chapel. Deacon Ogundele has the passion and burning desire to see lives transformed through drama and the living word of God. 

Deacon Ogundele has a Dual Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Mathematics as well as a Masters in Business Administration. He is also a certified Project Management Professional. He currently works as an Applications Analyst for one of the leading cancer institutions in New York City. He enjoys singing, listening to life changing sermons, watching sports (basketball, soccer and baseball). He is happily married to Olubukola and they are blessed with children.

Temitayo Ogundele
Deacon
Deacon Olanusi
Deacon Olanusi
Daniel Olanusi
Deacon
dolanusi@rccgdominionnj.org

He is the minister in charge of the Youth/Teens ministry, which comprises of the Youth
Church and Children/ Teens' Counseling dept. He has the passion and vision to develop
teens to be disciplined soldiers of God in this generation. He has 12 years experience in
Youth and Teenagers' ministry.
He holds Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and he is pursing a Bachelor's
degree in Christian Counseling. He works as Child Care Counselor for trouble Teens and
Teens at-risk.
He is married to Deaconess Funmi and are blessed with a child. He enjoys reading
motivational christian literature, playing soccer and watching football and basketball

Daniel Olanusi
Deacon
Deaconness Ihenji
Deaconness Ihenji
Ihenjibuchi Nwuba
Deaconness
inwuba@rccgdominionnj.org

Deaconness Nwuba became born again in 1977 while in high school at a Scripture Union
fellowship in school. Being a Baptist, she was trained in the knowledge of the word of
God through the Girls Auxiliary and the Lydia Auxiliary of Ikoyi Baptist Church, Lagos.
While in College, she taught the 8-10 year old Sunday School class of the Protestant
Chapel at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. After College, she returned to her
Church, Ikoyi Baptist Church, where she also taught the 10 -12 year old Sunbeam class
until she relocated to the United States in 1992. She became a member of the
Redeemed Christian Church of God, International Parish, in 2001 and served as the
youth teacher, bible study teacher amongst other assignments. In 2007, she became a
member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Dominion Cathedral, and is currently
a teacher in the Children’s Church.
She is an attorney, happily married to Michael Nwuba and they are blessed with two
children. She enjoys acting and music.

Ihenjibuchi Nwuba
Deaconness
Tokunbo Awoyinfa
Deaconness
tawoyinfa@rccgdominionnj.org
Tokunbo Awoyinfa
Deaconness
Deaconness Edith
Deaconness Edith
Edith Mise
Deaconness
emise@rccgdominionnj.org

Sheis born again and loves the Lord Jesus Christ. She is Kenyan by nationality.
She is the minister in charge of Beauty & Decoration and Bookstore department at
RCCG Dominion Cathedral.
She also serves in the ushering, marriage and counseling departmentsbecause she
hasthe passion for serving and assisting people.
She graduated from New Jersey City State University with a Business Administration
Degree, Specializing in Accounting.
She currently works as an Account Manager for a Telecommunication Expense
Management Consulting Firm in NJ.
Jesus is Lord!

Edith Mise
Deaconness
Minister Nevdon
Minister Nevdon
Nevdon Hylton
Deacon
nhylton@rccgdominionnj.org

All Glory and Honor be unto my Lord and Savior JESUS CHRIST. I thank God with all my
heart and with my service to Him for His grace to call me out of darkness and into His
marvelous light in the name of Jesus Christ. I have been blessed from the day God
brought me into the Redeem Christian Church of God and God has given me the
privilege to serve in the Youth Ministry, Youth & Children Counseling Department, the
Search the Scripture Department and the Greeters Ministry. My personal goal is to give
Glory to God in everything I do, to be pleasing to Him and be with Him forever in
Heaven. The Lord has blessed me with favor, by giving me a wonderful and faithful wife
Mindy Hylton and an answer to our prayers my daughter Eliana Hylton. God Bless!

Nevdon Hylton
Deacon
Min. Mindy Hylton
Min. Mindy Hylton
Mindy Hylton
Deaconness
mhylton@rccgdominionnj.org

I have been serving as a Minister for about 1 and a half years in RCCG Dominion
Cathedral. I have grown as a Christian since the Lord arrested me here at Dominion
Cathedral for not giving him my all. Since rededicating my life and my service to him, I
have reaped many harvests and experienced many Joys.
I am in charge of the Hospitality and Follow Up Department as well as the Bookstore
and Care Group. My personal vision is to allow myself to be used wherever the Lord may
need me, and march forward in doing my part in building Christ's church, helping
whoever may ask along the way. I hold a Degree in Biomedical Engineering and I am a
Certified Allied Professional - Cardiac Device Specialist for Implantable Pacemakers and
Defibrillators. I am blessed by God to currently work at Medtronic Inc, The largest
medical device company worldwide. I am even more blessed to have found and be
married to my soul mate, NevdonHylton. The Lord has answered our prayers and added
to our joy with Daughter, Eliana Grace Hylton.
I love spending quality time with my family, and being able to be a blessing for others.
I pray that the Lord will continue to use me as I surrender the gifts and talents he has endowed me with, to be used for His work. God bless you.

Mindy Hylton
Deaconness
Mayowa Akerele
Deacon

Mayowa Akerele
Deacon
Minister Paul Akinrinade
Minister Paul Akinrinade
Paul Akinrinade
Minister
pakinrinade@rccgdominionnj.org

Minister Paul Akinrinade gave his life to Christ in 1999. Since then he has been committed to the work of God. He joined RCCG in year 2000 at Delta State, Nigeria. He completed believers class, baptismal class, workers in training in year 2002 at RCCG Dominion Chapel, Dopemu, Lagos, Nigeria. Since then he has been serving as a worker under RCCG. He relocated to the U.S. in 2006. He joined RCCG Dominion Cathedral in 2006. He currently works wit teh State of NJ Department of DDD. He is married to a lovely woman and they are blessed with children.

Paul Akinrinade
Minister
Taiwo Adeosun
Minister
tadeosun@rccgdominionnj.org

Minister John Taiwo Adeosun gave his life to Christ in 1987 and has since been growing by the grace of God in his Christian journey. He has served as a worker in the church, particularly as a Sunday school teacher and member /coordinator of fellowships’ sub- groups.

He relocated to the US in 2002 and obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering in 2009 from Stevens Institute of Technology at Hoboken, New Jersey.  He currently works for a global food ingredients company at her Research and Development division located in New Jersey.

He joined the RCCG Dominion Cathedral in 2008 and currently serves as an executive member of the Search the Scripture department, Man of Valor (MOV) fellowship, and the Dominion All Professionals Group.

He is happily married to Adekemi and they are blessed with two children. He enjoys writing, watching sports, and playing table-tennis.

Taiwo Adeosun
Minister
Eka Ehize
Minister
eehize@rccgdominionnj.org

Minister Eka Ehize is currently the Ex-President of the Good Women’s Fellowship and Co-Minister in the Children’s Ministry. Minister Ehize became a Minister in the Redeemed Christian Church of God in   2013. Until her relocation to New Jersey she worked passionately in the children’s Ministry, Bible study and the Choir Ministry. She joined The Redeemed Christian Church Of God in November 2006, became a worker in 2007 and is currently serving in the Choir Dept. 

Minister Eka Ehize has a diploma in nursing as well as dual Bachelors in Accounting and Nursing. She currently works as a Nurse in the health sector. She is a Gospel singer, Happily  married to Emmanuel  Ehize and blessed with Children.

Eka Ehize
Minister
Adeola Adegbonmire
Minister

Adeola Adegbonmire
Minister
Jumoke Joseph
Minister

Jumoke Joseph
Minister
Oludare Ogunleye
Deacon

Oludare Ogunleye
Deacon
Edward Adiele
Minister

Edward Adiele
Minister
Lawrence Ojewunmi
Minister

Lawrence Ojewunmi
Minister
Adelaja Olasore
Minister

Adelaja Olasore
Minister