Co - Pastor Natasha Pickett
Natasha Pickett is a native of Crystal Springs, MS but has made her home in Gulfport, MS since 2002 where she resides with her husband, Pastor Jakavious and two children Shae and Jaquille. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Co Pastor of Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church of Biloxi, where she oversees the day to day administrative activities of the ministry. Under her leadership Natasha oversees administration and maintains the integrity of Praise Temple Biloxi’s operations. Lady P as she is affectionately known is also the Director of the Women of Praise Ministry at PTBx where their motto is, “Leading Ladies, Building Legacies of Love.”
Lady P is a visionary and has been considered one of the most influential up and coming business/community leaders on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Natasha alongside her husband is also grateful to be honored by the Biloxi NAACP as the 2016 and 2018 recipients of the Dorothy Lashley Religious Award for contributing the most in the area of religious affairs in the city of Biloxi. As a natural beauty and relaxation guru obsessed with all thing’s wellness, she’s the proud Owner/CEO of Ta’Sha Spa the Beauty Bar.
She’s the Co-founder of the F.R.E.E Foundation, an active member of the Mississippi Gulf Chamber of Commerce and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce. Natasha is a 2017 graduate of Leadership Gulf Coast. One of Natasha’s greatest accomplishments is being the Founder of Praise Temple Biloxi’s Community Empowerment Festival which is held every year in East Biloxi at John Henry Beck Park. The Empowerment Festival under her leadership annually feeds nearly 1,000 people, provides groceries for hundreds of families, and provides insightful resources and information to everyone in attendance. Her motto for this event is give, love and serve.