A native of Portsmouth, VA, Lady Taja McRae is a dedicated woman to the work of the Lord. She presently serves as the Director of the Winning Women’s Ministry of The Experience Christian Center, where her husband, Derrick L. McRae is the Senior Pastor. She faithfully works alongside of her husband in ministry.
Lady Taja started the Winning Women’s Ministry with only a handful of women. Committed to the growth and development of the ministry guided by compassionate and love for individuals, Lady Taja has witnessed tremendous success with several hundred participating women. Under her leadership, several committees have formed, events have impacted many lives and women have been challenged to find new friendships through sisterly bonding.
Lady Taja is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, earning her Bachelors of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. In addition to earning a Registered Nurse degree from Richmond Memorial School of Nursing, she has earned her Masters of Science degree in Counseling and Psychology at Troy State University. She has worked in the counseling field for the past fifteen years and is still utilizing her counseling skills working within the Orange County Public School system. In June of 2012, Lady Taja McRae was awarded the RYSE Magazine Women On The RYSE Award, recognizing her Personally and Professionally.
Lady Taja is the mother of two sons: Brailon and Derrick II, and one beautiful daughter: Ms. Kayla. She is an active member of Orange County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.
Lady Taja’s foundational scripture is Proverbs 3: 5 & 6, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
Lady Taja has been blessed to spread the word of God to others through teaching. She has also ministered to women in seminars and workshops with a focus on inspiring them to believe in themselves, have faith, and trust in God as they grow in their relationship with Him. Her goal and passion in everything she does in life is to bring Glory to God!