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Leadership Team

Pastor Lorraine Coconato

Senior Pastor

Pastor Lorraine and her husband Frank Coconato have been married since 1973! They both were born and raised in New York and transplanted to Los Angeles because of Frank's advancement in the retail business.

Pastor Lorraine graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Master's of Divinity degree. She has traveled widely, ministering God's Word to the saints and spreading the "good news" of salvation in Jesus Christ. Lorraine also serves on several ministry boards and actively works to unite five-fold ministry leaders in prayer for Los Angeles. She has a passion to see souls saved and the saints discipled in the ways of the Lord Jesus; particularly the Entertainment/Media professionals in Hollywood. She has worked with many industry leaders and loves to see God's hand upon them as a voice to this generation.

Pastor Lorraine mentors Christian leaders and loves to see them soar in the things of the Lord. She also partners with leaders and ministries to help equip, empower and release youth into God’s purposes and plans!

Pastor Lorraine loves the Jewish people and partners with several ministries. She has served as Vice President of the Israel Christian Nexus for 11 years, founded by the late General Shimon Erem.

The Nexus is presently chaired by Pastor Jack Hayford and former Consul General of Israel of Los Angeles, Jacob Dayan, as President.

She also works along side the current Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles, David Siegel and the Deputy Consul General, Dr. Uri Resnick, uniting pastors and leaders with the Israeli and Jewish community to stand together for Israel.

She is a prophetic prayer leader who delivers God's Word with passion and fire!

Pastor Lorraine and Frank desire to see renewal and reformation in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley!

She believes that God is preparing His remnant for the end-times. She loves Jesus and loves God's people.

Pastor Lorraine and Frank desire to see revival in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley!

Administrator Frank Coconato

Church Administrator

Frank and Pastor Lorraine Coconato have been married since 1973! They both were born and raised in New York and transplanted to Los Angeles because of Frank's advancement in the retail business.

Frank retired after 37 years of work in May, 2006, just before the birth of Leaves of Healing Tabernacle (“LOHT”) in July. Frank and Lorraine have two sons.

Mr. Coconato handles all of the administration duties of the church. He is a graduate of Hofstra University in New York and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, B.B.A. His many years of executive management and oversees many ministries in the church. He works very hard to see that the works of the Lord are done with excellence at LOHT!

Pastor Denise Dunbar

Youth Pastor

Denise organized and coordinated the San Fernando Valley March for Jesus beginning in 1994 and continuing through 2000. The endeavor of the March was to bring unity to the body of Christ. She also served as a state representative for the March and traveled the United States training others to organize the events in their cities.

Denise has served in many capacities in local congregations, including children’s ministry leader, worship team member, staff member, youth leader and theatrical director. Most recently she was a church youth pastor; middle school through college age. Her passion is to see teenagers and young adults enter into an intimate relationship with Jesus and grow into mature believers who will lead our country, schools, churches and businesses with integrity and high moral standards consistent with God’s directives. She assists in the Youth Ministry at LOHT.

In addition to raising four children of her own, an adopted son and many foster children, Denise has developed a diversified job background. She was a heavy equipment operator, owned her own insurance company and was a police officer for a number of years.

Team Leader Danny Dunbar

Head of Safety

Danny is a retired police officer. He served the Simi Valley police department for over 30 years. He serves as the head of Security for LOHT and also serves as an usher.

Pastors Eduardo and Claudia Pereira

Worship Pastors

Eduardo and I were born and raised in Brazil. I moved to Los Angeles in the year 2000 and Eduardo in 2009 after we got married. On August 1st,2018 we celebrated our 9th year Anniversary. Prior to moving to the U.S. Eduardo worked as a full time employee of the Casa Da Bencao Ministries. He was an Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor and also the worship leader to the congregation. Eduardo worked on a volunteer basis as licensed Pastor at the Assemblies of God Brazilian Community Church in Glendale, CA from 2011 to 2016 as well as the worship leader for the same congregation. Concurrently he also served as a worship team member at Leaves of Healing Tabernacle during that that. He is currently employed by the John Steward Company as property manager and Maintenance Technician Supervisor. We have been worship leaders at Leaves of Healing Tabernacle since November of 2016 and we have been recently licensed as Pastor by Pastor Lorraine Coconato on February 2018. I’ve Served as a co-Pastor to my husband from the year 2011 to 2016 as well a worship team member at Leaves of Healing since September, 2010.I have a degree in Economics from California State University Northridge. Since graduating from CSUN I have acquired experience as an Administrative Assistant to small business. When my son Kyle was born in 2014 I spent his first two years as a homemaker and then decided to pursue a career in early childhood education. I am currently a Child Development student as well as Preschool Teacher at Los Angeles Mission College.

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