Rev. Marquette Bugg pastored, along side her wife, at Edgewood Church since November of 2021. Before pastoring Edgewood Church, Marquette was a community minister in the Edgewood/ Kirkwood neighborhood since 2018. Before moving to Atlanta in 2017, Marquette worked University Heights Baptist Church, where her dad pastors, for 5 year in Stillwater, Oklahoma where her parents still live. Marquette is an only child.
Marquette received her theological education from Baylor’s Truett School of Theology. Marquette also received a Bachelors in Biblical Studies, and a minor in Church Recreation (of which she is most proud) from Oklahoma Baptist University. While in Waco, Marquette worked as a resident chaplain and spent summers working as a camp pastor/ speaker in Durango, CO. Before moving to Oklahoma but after her graduation from seminary, Marquette spent 8 months in Ghana, West Africa. With her friend Vicent Asomoa, Marquette developed a youth basketball program that is still thriving today.
What do you love about being a pastor?
What are your favorite things outside of pastoring?