New Life's Leading Lady

Mrs. Dawn L. Tatum serves as “Lady T” of New Life Baptist Church Ministries. She is the wife of the dynamic Pastor Dr. Craig A. Tatum. Sister Tatum is the proud mother of two God fearing young men: Trenel and Travon Tatum.

Lady T. earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Saginaw Valley State University. She went on to become a Board Certified Optician and worked in the  eye care field  in the state of Michigan.

Knowing that God had a special calling on her life, she accepted the enormous challenge of being a Leading Lady by welcoming it as a privilege and an honor. Lady T. is very active in New Life Ministries. She truly has a passion for helping young girls and women find their purpose and align their lives with God’s will.


Community-wise, Lady  T is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She works with young girls  in The Delta Dolls program.

As an anointed woman of God, she gives everything that God imparts into her so that she can serve those around her. She is very down to earth and has no problem keeping it real in any situation. She is very easy to talk to and gives wisdom to all.  Lady T provide leadership over New Life’s Women’s Ministry and serves on the Bereavement team.  She effortlessly shows strong commitment and dedication to assisting her husband in serving God’s people. Lady T. is truly an unparalleled inspiration to her family, friends and The New Life Baptist Ministries family.