Abigail Tesfaye was born and raised in Houston, TX, making her the first person in her family to be born in America. A daughter of Eritrean immigrants, she saw firsthand the unique joys and struggles that come with multicultural ministry. This led her to pursue a Religious Education major at Concordia University Texas. Abi graduated in April and will begin her director of Christian education internship at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Hayward, CA in August. Connect with Abi throughout the Gathering via Facebook: Abi Tesfaye, Instagram: @abitesfaye, or Twitter: @abi_tesfaye.
Along with Jeffrey Meinz ,Tesfaye is a Gathering Mass Event emcee.