Angie McGregor Honored For 25 Years Of Ministry At Abba's House

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Angie McGregor
Angie McGregor

Angie McGregor was honored for 25 years of ministry at Abba’s House in Hixson, where she serves as the executive director of Communications.  She co-hosts the ministry’s weekly television program, Ron Phillips from Abba’s House. Under her leadership the ministry has grown from one station in the local Chattanooga market to an international ministry utilizing radio, television, publishing, web and social media in addition to hands-on mission work to fulfill the great commission. 

Her staff also serves as an in-house advertising agency for the church, responsible for all aspects of promotion, publicity and in-house communication for the church and its regional reach to the community.  She also oversees the church’s bookstore and café which is a revenue stream for the media ministry and oversees mail services for the church.

Upon completion of her Bachelor of Science degree in communications from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Ms. McGregor worked as an associate producer and news promotions producer at WTVC, the ABC affiliate in Chattanooga, before coming to the church in a full time role.

An ordained minister, Ms. McGregor preaches, having led women’s conferences and ministering in churches.  She is also a worship leader, songwriter and has released eight CDs.

Ms. McGregor has been featured in Christian Executive Magazine and was a conference speaker at the Experience Worship Conference in Orlando, speaking to broadcasting leaders from churches across the United States.  She is on the Church Media Committee of the NRB, has served as past chairperson for Middle East Media and is the host of TBN affiliate WELF’s show, “Joy In Our Town.”



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