Celeste Dean has been married for 36 years to Apostle Talman L. Dean Sr. They have three children: Talman Jr., Dorothy and Sakeena, and twelve grandchildren.

She accepted the Lord when she was twelve years old, under the leadership of the late Elder Issac Phillip Sr. While in New Joy Community Choir, under the direction of Michael Ford, she became the head intercessor. During her tenure at Assembly of Faith Outreach Center, God called her to be an armor-bearer.

In 2004, because of her servanthood and heart for God’s people, she was called to be a Pastor. Apostle Celeste Dean is call to be a midwife in the spirit and she is equipped to teach women how to give birth to their destiny, and not miscarriage or abort God’s mission for their lives.

In 2006, Apostle Talman and Celeste Dean founded Transforming Lives Christian Center. God elevated Apostle Celeste to Apostleship in February of 2016. In October of 2016, Apostle Celeste published her book entitled My Life… My Journey…

Apostle Celeste acknowledges its not by might nor by power, but by His spirit.