Origin: Los Angeles
Genre: Contemporary Gospel
Years Active: 2006 - Present
Label: Genesoul Entertainment
Official Websites: www.haskeljackson.com
Artist Ministry Website: www.godsvessel.com
Rev. Melissa Hayward-Tucker is an award winning Gospel Artist with Genesoul Productions, her current project entitled “Caught Up” depicts the demoralized price she paid while using drugs and alcohol. The album won best song for the powerful track "Transformed" in 2012. She is Londons, UK mp3 award winner and is currently working on her sophomore CD of pure worship entitled, "Sovereign God" Tucker newly released book titled "Caught Up" An Addict's Return to Her Roots. Takes you on her journey of a life consumed with drug and alcohol addiction, to the hood gang infested streets of Los Angeles, to a transformed life in Christ Jesus!
Rev. Melissa Hayward-Tucker is an accomplished stage actor. Her credits include: co-starring with JAMES DeBARGE and HOWARD HEWITT in WHEN A MAN FINDS A WIFE HE FINDS A GOOD THING, which enjoyed successful runs at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre (Los Angeles), Spreckles Theater (San Diego), The El Rey Theatre (Los Angeles) and The Orpheum Theatre. Other theatre credits include BABY I’M BACK director Terry Woodard, the Steve Allen Theatre, STILL I RISE (for the victims of Hurrican Katrina) BUSLINE 210, & CORINTHIAN SCANDAL director Candace Cole-Kelly Wilshire Ebell Theatre, DECEPTION, LEAVE THE 99 Ms. Cheryl Collins director, THROUGH THE STORM, & THE GIFT director Sha’Givens at Faithful Central Bible Church and the Palace in San Francisco.
Movie Credits: “The 9th Step” written and directed by Charles Mc Wells. “S.T.U.D.S” written by Pastor Venus Burton.
New Movie set for release in 2021 "Trumphant" written by Dr. Venus Burton.
In 2006 God spoke to Rev. Tucker’s heart and challenged her to birth “God’s Vessel Ministries”. Their objective is to share God’s unconditional love to every vessel, to bring hope of a transformed life. Rev. Tucker & her husband, Deacon Anthony Tucker together are continuing the vision by holding yearly community events, called "Recovery Impact Day" where they empower and educate communities about the impact that Recovery provides to ones life.
They humbly provide toiletries to those in need on a quarterly basis. Teach bible study to sober living facilities, provide Certified Anger Management & Parenting Classes year around and host of assistance to neighboring orgainizations. For more information visit the ministries website at: www.godsvessel.com
Reverend Tucker has currently completed he studies at Bethany Bible College in June of 2021. By God's grace she was license to preach in 2006 and ordained into the ministry of clergy in 2014. Rev. Tucker attends Maranatha Community Church under the leadership of Senior Pastor Stephen F. Dyson, where she and her husband serve on the Couples Ministry.